Universal Insurance Holdings Appoints Jason M. Burns as New President of Blue Atlantic
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UVE) announced today
that Jason M. Burns will take on the role of President of Blue
Atlantic, UVE’s fully-licensed reinsurance intermediary, effective
“I am very pleased to announce that Jason Burns has been named
President of Blue Atlantic. Jason will join us from Chubb Tempest
Re where he spent 14 years as a property catastrophe and property
pro rata underwriter in Bermuda and the US. Jason is a highly
skilled reinsurance professional who is extremely well respected
and regarded in the reinsurance business and understands the
Florida market very well,” said Steve Donaghy, Chief Executive
Mr. Burns, 41, began his insurance career at The Hartford
working in the Personal Lines Division. He began his reinsurance
career at OdysseyRe as a property treaty underwriter in 2004. He
joined Chubb Tempest Re in 2006 (then ACE) as a property cat
underwriter focusing on clients located in the United States. He
most recently managed the US Pro Rata and Risk portfolio for Chubb
Tempest Re out of the Stamford, Connecticut office.
Mr. Burns received his bachelor’s degree from Trinity College in
Hartford, CT (2002).
About Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.
Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) is a holding company offering
property and casualty insurance and value-added insurance services.
We develop, market, and write insurance products for consumers
predominantly in the personal residential homeowners lines of
business and perform substantially all other insurance-related
services for our primary insurance entities, including risk
management, claims management and distribution. We sell insurance
products through both our appointed independent agents and through
our direct online distribution channels in the United States across
19 states (primarily Florida). Learn more at
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