InsuranceReinsuranceSpecialty InsuranceLloyd'sSign Up for Email allerts
Interactive Office Locator
Print Page | E-mail Page | RSS Feeds

Corporate Governance - Directors

Overview | Directors | Committee Members | Code of Business Conduct & Ethics | Code of Conduct Waiver |
Audit and Risk Management Committee Charter | Compensation Committee Charter | Executive Committee Charter | Finance and Investment Committee Charter | Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter | Underwriting Committee Charter | Corporate Governance Guidelines
Michael  O’Reilly
Chairman of the Board
Michael  O’Reilly
Chairman of the Board


Michael O’Reilly has been the Chairman of the board of directors of Alterra Capital since May 2010. He served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Harbor Point from March 2010 until the Amalgamation, and was the Deputy Chairman of the board of directors of Harbor Point from its inception in December 2005 to March 2010. From December 2002 to December 2008, he was Vice Chairman of The Chubb Corporation and from October 2002 to November 2008, he was Chief Financial Officer of Chubb. Mr. ... 

W. Marston Becker
Chief Executive Officer and Director
W. Marston Becker
Chief Executive Officer and Director


W. Marston Becker has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Alterra Capital since October 2006 and a director of Alterra Capital since April 2004. Mr. Becker also holds various other positions with several of our subsidiaries. From 2002 until 2008, Mr. Becker was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the run-off for LaSalle Re Holdings Limited, a Bermuda reinsurance company. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Becker led the restructuring and wind-down of Trenwick Group, Ltd., a Bermuda insuranc... 

James D. Carey
Deputy Chairman of the Board
James D. Carey
Deputy Chairman of the Board


James D. Carey has been a director of Alterra Capital since May 2010 and served as a director of Harbor Point Limited, which we refer to as Harbor Point, from March 2010 until its amalgamation with Alterra Holdings in May 2010, which we refer to as the Amalgamation. Since 2005, he has served as a senior principal of Stone Point Capital LLC, a private equity firm that invests in the financial services industry. Prior to the formation of Stone Point in 2005, he was a principal of MMC Capital, ... 

K. Bruce Connell
Director
K. Bruce Connell
Director


K. Bruce Connell has served as a director of Alterra Capital since February 2007 and serves as a director of certain other subsidiaries of Alterra Capital. Mr. Connell retired in 2002 after spending 12 years with XL Group plc, an insurance and reinsurance company with executive offices in Bermuda. During his tenure with XL, Mr. Connell served as Executive Vice President and Group Underwriting Officer of XL Capital Ltd., Chief Executive Officer of XL Financial Products and Services Ltd., Execu... 

W. Thomas  Forrester
Director
W. Thomas  Forrester
Director


W. Thomas Forrester has been a director of Alterra Capital since May 2010. He served as a director of Harbor Point from January 2007 until the Amalgamation. From 1999 until March 2007, Mr. Forrester was the Chief Financial Officer of The Progressive Corporation, or Progressive, one of the largest automotive insurers in the United States. From 1984 until 1999, he served in various other positions with Progressive, including Treasurer, Policy Team Member, Central Division President, Commercial ... 

Meryl  D. Hartzband
Director
Meryl  D. Hartzband
Director


Meryl D. Hartzband has been a director of Alterra Capital since May 2010 and served as a director of Harbor Point from its inception in December 2005 until the Amalgamation. Since 2005, Ms. Hartzband has been the Chief Investment Officer of Stone Point Capital LLC, a private equity firm that invests in the financial services industry, and a member of the investment committees of the general partners of The Trident Funds. Prior to the formation of Stone Point in 2005, she was the Investment Di... 

Willis  T.  King, Jr.
Director
Willis  T.  King, Jr.
Director


Willis T. King, Jr. has served as a director of Alterra Capital since September 1999 and was a director of Alterra Bermuda from September 1999 until May 2007. In August 2008, Mr. King was appointed Chairman of the Board of ACA Financial Guaranty Corporation, a monoline bond insurance company. Mr. King has been Chairman of First Protective Insurance Company since March 1998, Chairman of Fidelity Fire and Casualty Insurance Company since 2005 and a director of BCS Financial Corporation since 19... 

James H. MacNaughton
Director
James H. MacNaughton
Director


James H. MacNaughton has served as a director of Alterra Capital since May 2008 and serves as a director of certain other subsidiaries of Alterra Capital. Mr. MacNaughton retired from Rothschild Inc., a merchant bank, in March 2008 where he was a Senior Advisor. He was a Managing Director and Global Partner of Rothschild from 2001 to 2007. From 1979 through 2000, he was at Salomon Brothers Inc. where he held a variety of positions including, for most of that time, Managing Director in Investm... 

Stephan F. Newhouse
Director
Stephan F. Newhouse
Director


Stephan F. Newhouse has been a director of Alterra Capital since May 2010 and served as a director of Harbor Point from its inception in December 2005 until the Amalgamation. From December 2003 until April 2005, Mr. Newhouse was the President of Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, and from December 2003 until April 2005, he was the Chairman of Morgan Stanley International Inc., the holding company for all of Morgan Stanley’s non-North American subsidiaries. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1979, be... 

Andrew  H. Rush
Director
Andrew  H. Rush
Director


Andrew H. Rush has been a director of Alterra Capital since May 2010 and served as a director of Harbor Point from its inception in December 2005 until the Amalgamation. Since November 2004, he has been a Senior Managing Director of Diamond Castle Holdings, LLC, a private equity firm. He joined DLJ Merchant Banking Partners in 1989 and became a Managing Director of the firm in 1997. Prior to joining DLJ, he was a corporate attorney. He is a director of Community Choice Financial, Inc. and Sut... 

Mario  P.  Torsiello
Director
Mario  P.  Torsiello
Director


Mario P. Torsiello has served as a director of Alterra Capital since March 2000 and was a director of Alterra Bermuda from March 2000 to May 2007. Since November 2001, Mr. Torsiello has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Torsiello Capital Advisors Inc. and Torsiello Securities, Inc. (and their predecessor companies), advisory and investment banking firms specializing in insurance, asset management and other financial services. From September 2000 to November 2001, Mr. Torsiello ser... 

James  L.  Zech
Director
James  L.  Zech
Director


James L. Zech has served as a director of Alterra Capital since December 1999 and was a director of Alterra Bermuda from December 1999 to May 2007. He has been the President of High Ridge Capital, L.L.C., a private investment firm, since its formation in 1995. From 2005 through 2009, Mr. Zech was a partner in Northaven Management, Inc., a private investment firm focused on the financial services industry, and from 1992 to 1995, he was an investment banker at S.G. Warburg & Co., Inc., where he...