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James Bracken

Chief Executive Officer

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James Bracken is the Chief Executive Officer of Fortitude Re. He assumed this role in May 2018. Mr. Bracken was previously Chief Financial Officer of AIG General Insurance since 2012.

Prior to this role, Mr. Bracken spent more than 20 years in finance-related positions in Europe and the U.S. He began his career with AIG in 2006, leading the legal restructuring of AIG’s international property and casualty insurance business and then became its Chief Financial Officer. Before joining AIG, Mr. Bracken spent eight years at General Electric where he held positions at Employers Reinsurance Corporation, GE Frankona and GE Capital in Kansas, Munich and Stamford respectively. Prior to that, he worked for 10 years in the audit and business advisory practice of Arthur Andersen, both in the UK and in Chicago.

Mr. Bracken has served as a member of the board of directors of various U.S., Canadian, European and Asian insurance companies. He is a Mathematics graduate of Durham University, UK and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.