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Waypoint to write Casualty Treaty led by Bob McFadden on behalf of ICW


Waypoint can further announce the addition of Robert McFadden as Head of Casualty Reinsurance. Robert brings 30 years of casualty experience to Waypoint, most recently in the role of SVP, Head of Casualty for Sirius International Insurance Group. Bob’s prior positions include SVP, Director of Casualty Treaty at XL Catlin and Head of Casualty Reinsurance at Munich Re.

“Bob is a best-in-class underwriter with a loyal following of brokers and clients” said Joseph Horan, Managing Partner. “In his role as Head of Casualty Reinsurance, Bob will be an integral part of Waypoint’s continuing product diversification and growth.”

“Bob is a highly technical underwriter who embraces the consultative approach with clients and brokers that sets Waypoint apart from many other reinsurers.” added Jason Denechaud, Managing Partner. “Being able to grow our product offering with such a highly rated partner as ICW highlights our shared commitment to bringing meaningful reinsurance solutions to our clients ”

“I am excited to join Waypoint and contribute to its continued growth and product expansion.” Bob said. “With our client focus and targeted appetite along with ICW’s financial strength, we look forward to bringing additive capacity to our Casualty clients.”

Based in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Waypoint is a specialty reinsurance managing general underwriter operating primarily in the United States writing Property, Casualty, Workers Comp and A&H reinsurance as well as Personal Accident insurance. Waypoint has created a value centered culture of Teamwork, Transparency, Accountability and Respect. These guiding principles and our reputation for treating people fairly has proven to be an attractive alternative during this time of heightened consolidation.

Insurance Company of The West is part of the ICW Group. Based in San Diego, ICW Group Insurance Companies is the largest group of privately held insurance companies domiciled in California. ICW Group is rated A (Excellent) with a Financial Size of VII ($1 Billion – $1.25 Billion) by AM Best.


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