Pearl River, N.Y., March 8, 2013 — Scott Polkinghorne, Senior Vice President and Director , U.S. Domestic Brokerage division, U.S. RE Companies, Inc., has been elected to the Board of Directors of U.S. RE Corporation, Inc..
According to Tal Piccione, Chairman, U.S. RE Corporation, Inc., Mr. Polkinghorne brings experience and market knowledge to the Board: “As we plan expansion in both the U.S. and overseas markets, we believe that Scott’s experience and unique perspective will prove advantageous to U.S. RE’s reinsurance brokerage operations and its growth. We welcome him to the Board of Directors.”
Mr. Polkinghorne is a reinsurance executive with more than 30 years’ experience in U.S. and international markets including London, Australia and New York. Before joining U.S. RE he was with Lockton Re, where he was responsible for establishing the company’s U.S reinsurance platform. His earlier U.S. experience included serving as Executive Vice President/Managing Director of JLT Re’s North American property practice; Team Leader/Senior Vice President at Benfield Fac Solutions; and Executive Vice President at John C. Lloyd Reinsurance Brokers where he also served as director of the international division responsible for Australia and as London manager responsible for creating the company’s London office. Earlier in Australia he held senior management assignments with Aon Re-Australia and Alexander Stenhouse.