Liz Cunningham Joins Watford Holdings Ltd.

January 7, 2020

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Watford Holdings Ltd. ("Watford") (NASDAQ: WTRE) has today announced that Liz Cunningham has joined the Company as Chief Risk Officer (“CRO”) on January 2, 2020. Ms. Cunningham is based in Watford’s Bermuda office and will report to Jon Levy, the Company’s President and former CRO.

“We are delighted that Liz has agreed to join Watford as its CRO.  She brings a wide range of technical and practical experience to our company and adds to the strength of our management team.” said John Rathgeber, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.

“We are fortunate to attract a professional of her caliber and I look forward to her insights and leadership in this important role” said Mr. Levy.

Ms. Cunningham has over 15 years of insurance and risk management experience, most recently serving as the CRO for Nautilus Indemnity Holdings Ltd.  Previously, she was a Partner at Deloitte and led the Actuarial, Risk, and Analytics practice across Bermuda and the Caribbean region.  She holds a BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot Watt University and a MBA from Edinburgh Business School.  She is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK) and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary.

About Watford Holdings Ltd:

Watford Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq ticker "WTRE") is a global property and casualty insurance and reinsurance company with approximately $1.2 billion in capital as of September 30, 2019, with operations in Bermuda, the United States, and Europe. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned financial strength ratings of “A-” (Excellent) from A.M. Best and “A” from Kroll Bond Rating Agency.

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