John L. Bunce, Jr.
John L. Bunce, Jr. has served as a director of ACGL since November 2001. Mr. Bunce is a Managing Director and founder of Greyhawk Capital Management, LLC and a senior advisor to Hellman & Friedman LLC. He joined Hellman & Friedman in 1988 and previously served as a Managing Director of the firm. Before joining Hellman & Friedman, Mr. Bunce was Vice President of TA Associates. Previously, he was employed in the mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance departments of Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb. He has served as a director of Duhamel Falcon Cable Mexico, Eller Media Company, Falcon Cable TV, National Radio Partners, VoiceStream Wireless Corporation, Western Wireless Corporation, National Information Consortium, Inc. and Young & Rubicam, Inc. Mr. Bunce also was an advisor to American Capital Corporation and Post Oak Bank. He holds an A.B. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Eric W. Doppstadt
Eric W. Doppstadt has been a director of the Company since November 2010. Mr. Doppstadt serves as Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Ford Foundation. Mr. Doppstadt has been with the Ford Foundation for over 20 years, most recently as director of private equity investments for the foundation’s endowment. He joined the Ford Foundation in 1989 as resident counsel, later assuming senior positions managing the Ford’s alternative investment portfolio. He has also served on the investment advisory boards of numerous private equity and venture capital funds. Mr. Doppstadt holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute. He holds an A.B. from The University of Chicago and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Constantine Iordanou has been Chairman of the Board of ACGL since November 6, 2009 and President and Chief Executive Officer of ACGL since August 2003. He has been a director since January 1, 2002. From January 2002 to July 2003, Mr. Iordanou was Chief Executive Officer of Arch Capital Group (U.S.) Inc. From March 1992 through December 2001, Mr. Iordanou served in various capacities for Zurich Financial Services and its affiliates, including as Senior Executive Vice President of group operations and business development of Zurich Financial Services, President of Zurich-American Specialties Division, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Zurich-American and Chief Executive Officer of Zurich North America. Prior to joining Zurich, he served as President of the commercial casualty division of the Berkshire Hathaway Group and served as Senior Vice President with the American Home Insurance Company, a member of the American International Group. Since 2001, Mr. Iordanou has served as a director of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (formerly known as ISO Inc.). He holds an aerospace engineering degree from New York University.
Kewsong Lee has served as a director of ACGL since November 2001 and has been Lead Director since November 6, 2009. Mr. Lee joined The Carlyle Group as Managing Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Corporate Private Equity in December 2013. From January 1997 through November 2013, Mr. Lee served as a Member and Managing Director of Warburg Pincus LLC (“Warburg Pincus”) and a Partner of Warburg Pincus & Co. since January 1997. He has been employed at Warburg Pincus since 1992. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Lee was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc. from 1990 to 1992. He formerly served as a director of Knoll, Inc., TransDigm Group Inc., MBIA Inc., Neiman Marcus Group, Inc., ARAMARK Corporation and several privately held companies. He holds an A.B. from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Lee also serves on the board of directors of Lincoln Center Theatre and is a trustee of Choate Rosemary Hall. Mr. Lee’s qualifications for service on our Board include his investment skills, extensive experience in evaluating and overseeing companies in a wide range of industries, including the insurance industry, and service on boards of directors of other companies. Mr. Lee was appointed to our Board of Directors pursuant to our Shareholders Agreement, which is an exhibit to our 2004 Annual Report.
Yiorgos Lillikas has been a director of ACGL since November 2010. Mr. Lillikas is the Chief Executive Officer of BlueTree Consultants, a corporate consulting firm he founded in 2008. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Lillikas served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus (E.U.). From 2003 to 2006, he was the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus. From 1996 through 2003, Mr. Lillikas served as a member of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus and a member of the Parliamentary Committees for Economic and Budget, Commerce, Foreign and European Affairs and Environment. In 2000 he was elected Vice President of the Committee of Political Affairs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE. He was founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marketway, a strategic, advertising and public relations firm. Prior thereto, he served the Republic of Cyprus in various roles, including special advisor to the president. He holds a diploma in political sciences from the Institute of Political Sciences in the University of Lyon II, a D.E.A. (a diploma of doctorate cycle) in political sciences from the Institute of Political Science in Grenoble.
Deanna M. Mulligan
Deanna M. Mulligan has been a director of ACGL since May 2013. She is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America ("Guardian") since July 2011. She was President and Chief Operating Officer of Guardian from November 2010 to July 2011, and Executive Vice President, Individual Life and Disability Insurance of Guardian from July 2008 to November 2010. Prior to joining Guardian in July 2008, Ms. Mulligan owned and operated a consulting firm, advising insurance companies on strategic and operational issues. Ms. Mulligan's career has extended over more than 26 years including senior executive roles at New York Life, AXA Financial and McKinsey & Company, at which she was a Principal in the firm's New York office. Ms. Mulligan is a member of the board of directors of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, the American Council of Life Insurers, RS Investment Management Co. LLC, and the Partnership for New York City. She was awarded a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Louis J. Paglia
Louis J. Paglia has been a Director since July 2014. Mr. Paglia founded Customer Choice LLC in April 2010, a data analytics company serving the electric utility industry. He previously served as Executive Vice President of UIL Holdings Corporation, an electric utility, contracting and energy infrastructure company. Mr. Paglia also served as UIL Holdings’ Chief Financial Officer and as President of its investment subsidiaries. Prior to joining UIL Holdings, Mr. Paglia was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of eCredit.com, a credit evaluation software company. Prior to that, Mr. Paglia served as the Chief Financial Officer for TIG Holdings Inc., a property and casualty insurance and reinsurance holding company, and Emisphere Technologies, Inc. He is currently a member of the boards of directors of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. and NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc.
John M. Pasquesi
John M. Pasquesi has been Vice Chairman and a director of ACGL since November 2001. Mr. Pasquesi has been the Managing Member of Otter Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm he founded in January 2001. He holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Brian S. Posner
Brian S. Posner has been a director of ACGL since November 2010. Mr. Posner has been a private investor since March 2008 and is the President of Point Rider Group LLC, a consulting and advisory services firm within the financial services industry. From 2005 to March 2008, Mr. Posner served as the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of ClearBridge Advisors, LLC, an asset management company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Legg Mason. Prior to that, Mr. Posner co-founded Hygrove Partners LLC, a private investment fund, in 2000 and served as the Managing Member for five years. He served as a portfolio manager and an analyst at Fidelity Investments from 1987 to 1996 and, from 1997 to 1999, at Warburg Pincus Asset Management/Credit Suisse Asset Management where he also served as co-chief investment officer and director of research. Mr. Posner currently serves on the boards of directors of Biogen Idec Inc. and The Mutual Fund Store, and he is a trustee of the AQR funds. He holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Posner’s qualifications for service on our Board include his strong financial background, investment skills and extensive experience as a leading institutional investment manager and advisor.
Eugene S. Sunshine
Eugene S. Sunshine has been a Director since July 2014. Mr. Sunshine is the Senior Vice President for Business and Finance at Northwestern University, the University’s chief financial and administrative officer. Before joining Northwestern in 1997, he was Senior Vice President for Administration at The John Hopkins University. Prior to Johns Hopkins, Mr. Sunshine held positions as New York State Deputy Commissioner for Tax Policy and New York State Treasurer as well as Director of Energy Conservation for the New York State Energy Office. He currently is a member of the boards of directors of Chicago Board Options Exchange, Nuveen Investments, Inc. and PlattForm Advertising. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Rubicon, an insurance affiliate of Northwestern University. Mr. Sunshine is a former member of the boards of Bloomberg L.P. and National Mentors Holdings.
John D. Vollaro
John D. Vollaro has been a Senior Advisor of ACGL since April 2009 and has served as a director of ACGL since November 2009. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ACGL from January 2002 to March 2009 and Treasurer of ACGL from May 2002 to March 2009. Prior to joining us, Mr. Vollaro acted as an independent consultant in the insurance industry since March 2000. Prior to March 2000, Mr. Vollaro was President and Chief Operating Officer of W.R. Berkley Corporation from January 1996 and a director from September 1995 until March 2000. Mr. Vollaro was Chief Executive Officer of Signet Star Holdings, Inc., a joint venture between W.R. Berkley Corporation and General Re Corporation, from July 1993 to December 1995. Mr. Vollaro served as Executive Vice President of W.R. Berkley Corporation from 1991 until 1993, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of W.R. Berkley Corporation from 1983 to 1993 and Senior Vice President of W.R. Berkley Corporation from 1983 to 1991.