Fidelis Group Holdings LLC (FGH), a maritime insurance provider headquartered in Louisiana, together with its subsidiary, Continental Underwriters Ltd., has hired John Kirchhofer as vice president of its marine division.

Kirchhofer will be responsible for expanding the group’s brown water hull and primary marine liability geographical footprint as it works to grow its national portfolio of marine products. In his new role, Kirchhofer will report to H. Elder Brown Jr., chairman of FGH, and will be based in the group’s New York City office.

Kirchhofer brings more than 20 years of marine industry experience to his new role. He most recently served as national hull manager and senior underwriter at XL Catlin. Prior to that, he was vice president at RLI Marine.

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