Gross written premium (1999):

Gross written premium (1999):

Reliance Group Holdings Inc. New York

Year company established:

UK head office:
Reliance National House
80 Leadenhall Street
tel: 020 7283 7110
fax: 020 7283 7453

Lloyd's address:
Gallery Three
One Lime Street
London EC3A 3HA


Chief officer:
Carl Bach, managing director

Carl Bach began his insurance career with AIG in New York City in 1974. He moved to London in 1976 with American International Underwriters (AIG) where he held a variety of casualty underwriting and management positions culminating in his appointment as director of AIG (Europe) in 1988. In 1991 Bach joined The Reliance Group of Companies to establish Reliance National's first international office in London, where he is the current managing director Europe

UK staff:
87 UK, 61 Europe

UK general insurance agents:
200 plus

UK general insurance “club style” agents:

Main classes of business:
property, directors' and officers', professional indemnity/errors and omissions, financial institutions, liability, marine, accident and health, aviation and construction & engineering

Key general insurance personnel:
Robert Ghegan, chief operating officer
Chris Steveson, chief financial officer
Peter Hannan, marketing manager
Sukhpal Harrar, chief actuary
Nicholas Waymark, accident & health manager
John Spenceley, casualty manager
Andrew Barr-Sim, construction & engineering manager
Steve Paddison, property manager
Nick Whitely, claims manager
Keith Stannard, marine manager