Hamilton appoints Jamie Secor as chief underwriting officer

Hamilton announced the appointment of Jamie Secor as chief underwriting officer at Hamilton Select, its US excess and surplus lines insurer.

Secor has over 20 years of underwriting and senior management experience and joined Hamilton following a ten-year tenure at Kinsale Insurance Company. At Kinsale, she was one of the founding members of the company’s Professional Liability team when the company launched, before concluding her time there as head of its Commercial Property division. Secor began her underwriting career in 2000 at State Farm Insurance before joining James River Insurance in 2004. She holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance, and Registered Professional Liability Underwriter designations.

Secor reports to Hamilton Select CEO Anita Kuchma, and Hamilton Select is based in Hamilton’s US headquarters in Richmond, Virginia.

“I’m pleased to congratulate Jamie on her well-deserved promotion. Since joining Hamilton in 2021, Jamie’s know-how and expertise have proven instrumental in building Hamilton Select. I look forward to working with her even more closely as our key E&S underwriting platform continues to thrive.” – Anita Kuchma.

“I’m exceptionally excited to step into the Chief Underwriting Officer role at Hamilton Select. With our experienced and committed team, we look forward to increasing our market penetration in what we anticipate being another robust year in the E&S market.” – Jamie Secor.