Ryan Specialty Group Announces New MGU Windward Specialty

April 1, 2015, CHICAGO, IL – RSG Underwriting Managers (RSGUM) announced today its latest MGU: Windward Specialty. Windward Specialty will underwrite a broad range of property risks exclusively through wholesale insurance brokers.

Windward Specialty is led by President and CEO, Nathan Warde. Previously, Warde has held senior management and underwriting positions in the E&S market for the last 20 years. According to Warde, “After a 30-year career as an underwriter specializing in property coverages, it’s an exciting time to be joining RSG. I am looking forward to fulfilling our ambitious plans in the E&S property insurance market.”

Patrick G. Ryan, Chairman, and CEO of Ryan Specialty Group, says of the announcement, “I am delighted to welcome Nathan to RSGUM to oversee this important role for our business. We believe there are significant additional opportunities for us in E&S property, and Nathan’s experience and market knowledge will be instrumental in driving forward our growth plans for MGU business produced by wholesale insurance brokers.”

For more information on this release, contact Chelsey Krull, (312) 784-6043,


About Ryan Specialty Group, LLC

Windward Specialty is part of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC (RSG), a global holding company which includes highly-specialized underwriting companies under the RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC brand, a London operation, wholesale brokerage and other specialty services designed specifically for agents, brokers and insurers.


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