PEMBROKE, Bermuda - January 6, 2014 - Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH), a Bermuda-based specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, today announced that Ian Bowler has joined the company's London office as Senior Vice President to launch a new Professional Indemnity (PI) practice. Mr. Bowler has more than 20 years experience in this market, having most recently built Axis Insurance's PI portfolio. Along with Mr. Bowler, Robert Goldhawk and Ben Carter will join the company as Senior Underwriters in this new business unit, which is the first of several new London market units that the company plans to introduce this year. Graham Evans, Chief Executive Officer of International Insurance, commented, "Ian and his team are recognized for their depth of expertise in the PI classes and have an exceptional reputation within the London market. They are the first of a number of new London market insurance teams in the pipeline for 2014 as we build out Endurance Insurance's multi-line capabilities and international presence." Mr. Bowler joins Endurance from Axis Insurance where he managed their PI business as Professional Indemnity Manager since 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Bowler was a PI Underwriter at QBE Insurance for 17 years, underwriting all classes of PI and specializing in Construction & Surveyors PI. He started his career at Aegon Insurance and holds a BSc degree from The University of Hampshire. About Endurance Specialty Holdings Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. is a global specialty provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. Through its operating subsidiaries, Endurance writes property, agriculture, professional lines, and casualty and other specialty lines of insurance and property, catastrophe, casualty, and other specialty lines of reinsurance. We maintain excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A (Excellent) from A.M. Best (XV size category) and A (Strong) from Standard and Poor's on our principal operating subsidiaries. Endurance's headquarters are located at Wellesley House, 90 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 08, Bermuda and its mailing address is Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., Suite No. 784, No. 48 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM 11, Bermuda. For more information about Endurance, please visit www.endurance.bm.