Beazley expands miscellaneous medical capabilities in U.S.

Dmitry Burtman joins growing Beazley Miscellaneous Medical team

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| Source: Beazley Group

ATLANTA, Sept. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beazley Group (BEZ.L), a leading insurer of healthcare professional liability and miscellaneous medical risks, today announced the addition of Dmitry Burtman to its growing miscellaneous medical healthcare team. He will be based in Beazley's Atlanta office.

Mr Burtman joins Beazley from Arch Insurance Company, where from 2006 he built and managed a substantial book of healthcare general and professional liability business. Previously, as an underwriter at Lexington Insurance Company he specialized in professional liability medical malpractice and general liability risks.

Evan Smith, miscellaneous medical focus group leader at Beazley, said: "Dmitry is a great addition to our team and we are excited to see him join our expanding Atlanta office. With his technical underwriting background and ample business development experience, Dmitry will fit right in with our disciplined underwriting and 'straight answers' approach to the business."

Beazley's miscellaneous medical team offers various combinations of medical professional liability, general liability, products liability and errors & omissions coverages, on both a primary and excess basis. Clients include healthcare staffing agencies, home health services, behavioral health services, clinical trial sponsors, tissue/blood banks, nutraceutical companies, organ procurement organizations, contract research organizations, correctional healthcare providers, medi-spas, occupational health services, dialysis clinics, and ground/air ambulances.

With underwriters in London, Chicago, San Francisco and now Atlanta, Beazley's substantial and growing healthcare practice currently serves eleven (out of eighteen) of the top Honor Roll hospitals and seven of the top ten pediatric hospitals as listed by US News and World Report 2013. In addition our miscellaneous medical team underwrites six (out of ten) of the largest clinical research organizations and four (out of ten) of the largest healthcare staffing organizations.

For further information, please contact:

Evan Smith
+1 (312) 476-6236
evan.smith@beazley.com

Sean Carroll

312-476-6221