27 October 2021Insurance

Holborn strengthens board with former NAMIC CEO

US-based independent reinsurance broker  Holborn Corporation has boosted its board expertise with the addition of former president and CEO of property/casualty insurance trade association NAMIC.

Chuck Chamness (pictured) has joined the company’s board of directors as an independent director.

Most recently, Chamness served 18 years as president and CEO of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC). Through the combination of advocacy, public policy and member services, Chamness helped position NAMIC as a leading US property/casualty insurance trade association.

Before joining NAMIC, he worked for ten years in Washington, DC., including serving in the George HW Bush administration as deputy assistant secretary for public affairs under HUD Secretary Jack Kemp. In addition to Holborn, Chamness serves on the boards of a primary insurance company and an independent rating bureau.

Frank Harrison, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Holborn, said: “We are delighted to have Chuck join our Board. His arrival further demonstrates Holborn’s commitment to serving the U.S. P&C Mutual Insurance Industry. His integrity, leadership capabilities, and keen sense of family and charity match up well with our values. His industry experience is a tremendous asset to our firm as we continue to serve our clients and commence our next 100 years.”

Chamness commented: “I’m excited to join the board of Holborn and to contribute to the great culture of client service it has established over more than a century as an independent broker. I know many Holborn clients from my career in service to the mutual insurance industry, and I appreciate Holborn’s alignment with these companies and the firm’s outstanding team, which is known for generating long-term relationships and client success.”

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