HOUSTON – June 15, 2017
Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG) announced today that Matthew S. Naylor will be leaving the Company effective immediately for personal reasons. Mr. Naylor, who has served as Chief Executive Officer of HIIG Accident & Health (HIIG A&H) and is a shareholder of the parent company HIIG, will continue to be associated with the Group as a producer.

The very experienced management team at HIIG A&H will temporarily report to Stephen L. Way, Chief Executive Officer of HIIG. The management team consists of the following Executives:

Brian Featherstone – EVP & Chief Actuary
David Burgess – Chief Underwriting Officer
Matt Paul – SVP of Sales
Tim Spacek – SVP of Accounting/Operations

Stephen L. Way said, “Matt Naylor’s departure is very unfortunate and we wish him the very best.” Mr. Way added, “We have completed the re-underwriting of our existing book and now look forward to an expansion plan for both organic and acquisitive growth.”

HIIG is an insurance holding company based in Houston, Texas with offices across the USA including Atlanta, Dallas, Malvern (PA), Morristown (NJ), and Scottsdale.

HIIG has underwriting Divisions focused on Accident & Health; Construction; Energy; Professional Liability; Transactional Property; and other Specialty business.

HIIG has assets of over $1 billion and shareholders’ equity of more than $325 million. HIIG’s insurance company subsidiaries consist of Houston Specialty Insurance Company, Imperium Insurance Company, Great Midwest Insurance Company, and Oklahoma Specialty Insurance Company. These insurance companies are rated A/A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

For more information, please go to www.hiig.com.