JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fortegra®, a leading specialty insurer and a subsidiary of Tiptree Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announces the addition of Sanjay Vara as Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for Consumer Products. Sanjay will continue to expand the scope of programs underwritten through Fortegra, and work to grow the company’s international presence.

“We’re excited to have another talented senior executive join the Fortegra family,” said Fortegra President and CEO Richard Kahlbaugh. “Sanjay’s breadth of experience, expertise, and contributions to the development of our underwriting and risk selection models will help lead Fortegra’s grow in 2017 and beyond.

Sanjay arrives at Fortegra following two years as Head of Consumer Products at Lloyds of London ANV Syndicate 5820. Prior to his time at ANV, Sanjay was a Partner at Lloyd & Partners (JLT Group), and was Managing Director of Asia Pacific Warranty at AmTrust Europe. Sanjay is a graduate of the University of Kent earning a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.

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