Fortegra Introduces Sanjay Vara as Executive VP and Chief Underwriting Officer

By Scott McLaren - CMO Jan 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Vara brings nearly 30 years of experience to Fortegra’s specialty programs underwriting division

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (January  24, 2016)Fortegra®, a leading specialty insurer and a subsidiary of Tiptree Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announces the addition of Sanjay Vara as Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for Consumer Products. Sanjay will continue to expand the scope of programs underwritten through Fortegra, and work to grow the company’s international presence. 

“We’re excited to have another talented senior executive join the Fortegra family,” said Fortegra President and CEO Richard Kahlbaugh. “Sanjay’s breadth of experience, expertise, and contributions to the development of our underwriting and risk selection models will help lead Fortegra’s growth in 2017 and beyond.

Sanjay arrives at Fortegra following two years as Head of Consumer Products at Lloyds of London ANV Syndicate 5820. Prior to his time at ANV, Sanjay was a Partner at Lloyd & Partners (JLT Group), and was Managing Director of Asia Pacific Warranty at AmTrust Europe. Sanjay is a graduate of the University of Kent earning a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.

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About Fortegra
Fortegra Financial Corporation (a Tiptree Financial Inc. company) and its subsidiaries comprise a single-source insurance services provider that offers a range of consumer protection options including warranty solutions, credit insurance, and specialty underwriting programs. Delivering multifaceted coverage with an unmatched service experience for both partners and their customers, Fortegra solves immediate, everyday needs, empowering consumers to worry less and Experience More.

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