ANV Global Services Inc. Appoints Pittinger as North America Underwriting Director

NEW JERSEY, USA, February 21, 2017 -- ANV Global Services Inc, the North American Managing General Underwriter (MGU) owned by multinational insurance group AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI), has appointed James Pittinger to the role of Underwriting Director, effective immediately.

Responsible for the North American MGU business which focuses on Management Liability and Professional Lines products, Mr. Pittinger will be based in New Jersey. He brings more than 25 years’ experience to ANV, including underwriting expertise, business development and reinsurance across multiple industries, services and professional lines. 

Commenting on the appointment, Grady Womack, ANV Managing Director, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Jim to the ANV and AmTrust team. He brings extensive experience to our North American business at an exciting time for ANV. With a growing team and the opportunity that being part of the AmTrust Group affords, we are aiming to profitably grow the ANV professional lines and management liability business. Jim’s technical background and experience supports our ambition and I very much look forward to working with him.” 

Mr. Pittinger joins ANV from Starr Indemnity and Liability Company in New York, where he spent eight years as Vice President, Financial Lines Division Manager responsible for the domestic growth and profit of D&O, EPL, Fiduciary, Crime and E&O for Public, Private, NFP and Financial Institutions. Previously he was Vice President, Regional Manager of Chubb Group between 1999 and 2008.

About ANV Global Services

ANV Global Services is a Managing General Underwriter (MGU) owned by AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI). Comprised of ANV Global Services Ltd. based in Barcelona and ANV Global Services Inc. based in New Jersey, the business focuses on international and North America professional lines with worldwide exposure. ANV Global Services is supported by Lloyd’s underwriters, including AmTrust Syndicate 1861.

About AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. is a multinational insurance holding company headquartered in New York City. The company offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile, general liability and extended service and warranty coverage through its primary insurance subsidiaries rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. For more information about AmTrust visit

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