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February 22, 2023 | New York, NY

John Larkins Named Head of General Liability at Hudson Insurance Group

New York, NY – February 22, 2023 – Hudson Insurance Group (Hudson) today announced the appointment of John Larkins as senior vice president and head of general liability. This position encompasses the management of Hudson’s entire general liability portfolio, including binding authority, wholesale casualty, which is offered on a primary and excess basis, and related programs.

“In just a few months, John has demonstrated his strong leadership and underwriting expertise, both of which have proven to be of great value to us, as well as our valued clients and distribution partners,” said Christopher Gallagher, president & chief executive officer of Hudson.

Mr. Larkins joined Hudson in 2022, bringing more than two decades of experience in underwriting and claims across the insurance industry. He most recently served as vice president and chief underwriting officer of Berkley Aspire, and held various positions of increasing responsibility at Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters, Max Specialty/Alterra and James River Group.

Mr. Larkins holds a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is based in Richmond, VA and reports to Mr. Gallagher.

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About Hudson Insurance Group

Hudson Insurance Group is a market-leading specialty insurer that offers a wide range of property and casualty insurance products to corporations, professional firms and individuals through retailers, wholesalers and program administrators. Headquartered in New York City with offices throughout the U.S. and in Vancouver, Canada, Hudson underwrites specialty primary and excess insurance on both an admitted and non-admitted basis. Its companies are rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best, Financial Size Category XV.

Hudson Insurance Group is the U.S. Insurance Division of Odyssey Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of reinsurance and specialty insurance. Odyssey Group is a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. For more information, visit



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