MAKING LONG-TERM BUSINESS CONNECTIONS
ACROSS THE U.S.
Watford's operations in the United States were founded to develop insurance business in the U.S. through long-term partnerships with selected Program Administrators. Our U.S. operations are led by Alex Scherer, a seasoned insurance and reinsurance executive with over 20 years of experience in underwriting, risk management and general management.
Watford Specialty Insurance Company (WSIC) and Watford Insurance Company (WIC) are New Jersey-domiciled insurers (together Watford US). Watford US is able to offer a wide array of insurance product solutions through its carefully selected partners. Our Program Administrators across the United States provide best in class expertise and deliver a diversified portfolio of specialty insurance products.*
WSIC is a surplus lines company and is authorized in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. WIC is an admitted insurer and is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Both have earned an A- (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best.
Arch Underwriters, Inc., a subsidiary of Arch Reinsurance Company, provides underwriting and other services to Watford US. Claims are handled through licensed Third Party Administrators.
*Not all products are available in every state.
Watford Specialty Insurance Company NAIC #15824
Watford Insurance Company NAIC #25585
We are looking to develop long-term relationships with Program Administrators and Managing General Agents that exhibit the following attributes:
Demonstrated profitable program administration
A strong distribution platform
Clear understanding of successful program management
A unique perspective in the market they serve
If you have a program that you would like us to consider please contact John Willemsen, Underwriting Director, Watford US at (973) 889-6470.