06.10.2004 – 13:09
Alea Group Names Keith F. Anderson Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications
Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., the global specialty insurance and reinsurance company, announced today that it appointed Keith F. Anderson as Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications.
"As Alea Group's presence in the global insurance marketplace increases, communications with our many constituents becomes increasingly important," said Mark Ricciardelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alea Group. "Keith's depth of experience in both the broader communications field and the property/casualty industry in particular will serve us well in our efforts to reach out to customers, agents and brokers."
Mr. Anderson will have responsibility for both internal and external communications, including corporate branding and advertising, press relations, marketing services and our external and internal website informational content.
Mr. Anderson joins Alea after serving as the Chief Communications Officer for Travelers Property Casualty, having joined that company in 1993. Prior to Travelers, he served as the Chief Operating Officer at Carl Byoir & Associates, a New York based public relations firm.
Mr. Anderson began his career at NASA during the Apollo program then moved into the corporate arena serving in positions of increasing responsibility in the petroleum industry, including the post of senior press officer for Gulf Oil Corporation. In 1983, he joined PepsiCo as Director of Corporate Communications.
Mr. Anderson will be based in Alea Group's office in Rocky Hill, Connecticut and will report directly to Mr. Ricciardelli. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from West Virginia University.
ABOUT ALEA GROUP
Alea is a global specialty insurance and reinsurance company with expertise in a wide range of property and casualty insurance, reinsurance, program and finite risk products and services. Alea maintains a significant presence in major insurance and reinsurance markets worldwide. Alea is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda and has ongoing operations in the United Kingdom, the United States, Bermuda, Switzerland, Australia and Jersey. The Company's largest shareholder is an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Alea is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker "ALEA". For more information on Alea Group, see http://www.aleagroup.com.
For further information please contact: Media: Keith Anderson Analysts & Investors: Peter Brown +1-860-258-6550 +44-20-7621-3383 Financial Dynamics: Robert Bailhache +44-20-7269-7200
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