PEARL RIVER, NY--(Marketwire - October 21, 2009) - Dan J. Newsome has joined U.S. RE Corporation, the international brokerage subsidiary of U.S. RE Companies, Inc., as Senior Vice President, Tal P. Piccione, Chairman and CEO, announced.

Newsome brings more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of reinsurance to his new assignment. He served six years at Aon RE, Inc. as Vice President-New Business Development and 13 years at American Reinsurance Company where he held various management responsibilities. Earlier, Newsome was Vice President of Intere Intermediaries, Inc. and Home Reinsurance Company.

"We're pleased to welcome Dan Newsome to our senior brokerage team. His extensive experience in treaty reinsurance underwriting, broking, and client relationship management will serve U.S. RE well as we grow," Piccione said. U.S. RE has recently expanded its domestic brokerage operations and opened new offices in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Milan, Italy.

Newsome will report to Joseph Fedor, Executive Vice President of U.S. RE and work out of the New York office. He can be contacted at

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