SafeWaters Underwriting Managers Hires Kevin Kempf as Head of Cargo – US

May 14, 2018 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – SafeWaters Underwriting Managers (“SafeWaters”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Kempf as Vice President, Head of Cargo – US. Kevin is based in Melville, NY.

Kevin joined SafeWaters on 1 April 2018 and comes with extensive knowledge of cargo insurance and more than fourteen years of professional experience in the insurance industry. Kevin’s primary focus will be on Cargo and Logistics in the US market, working closely with the property and casualty teams of the different RSGUM entities. Kevin will also provide support to SafeWaters’ Latin American cargo and logistics initiative.

Jorge Pecci, SafeWaters CEO, commented: “I am delighted that Kevin has joined our team. His market knowledge and experience will be vital to our success as we continue to strengthen our presence in the US market.”

Prior to joining SafeWaters, Kevin worked for Axa, where he held various roles and gained extensive knowledge of the transport sector both on a national and international level.

The full scope of SafeWaters product offering consists of: Hull, P&I, Cargo, Logistics, Yachts and Marine Liability.

Kevin can be reached at:, +1 516 986 5581


About SafeWaters Underwriting Managers
SafeWaters offers insurance solutions, risk mitigation, and loss prevention for yachts, ocean cargo, marine liability, and hull & machinery. Through Smooth Waters, SafeWaters provides dedicated marine claims and consultancy services and works with customers to minimize the chances of a loss. SafeWaters collaborates with leading specialist agents and brokers in the marine market to bring together the most knowledgeable team to best serve the customer.

SafeWaters Underwriting Managers is a series of RSG Underwriting Managers, LLC (RSGUM). RSGUM is a Delaware series limited liability company and a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, specializing in underwriting management and other services for insurance products distributed through brokers and agents. In California: RSG Insurance Services, LLC, Lic. #0E50879. © 2018 Ryan Specialty Group, LLC

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