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Senior Vice President & Director of Reinsurance


Steve McElhinney on GCP:

GCP #19
GCP Short

In November 2019, the full team of EWI Re, Inc. was acquired by Gallagher Artex from NL Industries, Inc. Under this agreement, Gallagher Artex will provide all insurance and risk services to NL Industries and Contran Corporation. EWI Re, Inc. is now part of Artex Risk Solutions and provides reinsurance solutions globally for Artex captive and mutual transactions. Steve is a Senior Vice President and Director of Reinsurance for Artex globally.


EWI Re is a global reinsurance intermediary with a particular expertise in captives, supply chain, and wind-up transactions.


Steve served as the Chief Risk Officer for the parent company, Contran Corporation as well as the President of their Captive insurance company, Tall Pines Insurance Company of Vermont and EWI Re (UK), Ltd., EWI’s London based subsidiary and Lloyd’s brokerage.


Steve’s insurance industry experience spans over two decades with several global insurance groups such as Fireman’s Fund (Allianz), Transamerica, Argo Group, and Overseas Partners US Re (UPS).  He has served in the roles of CFO, Corporate Treasurer, Reinsurance division executive, and Board member.   He has an extensive background in insurance run-off and commutation issues and has lead those efforts at various organizations.

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