Kilkelly moves from Delphi after Tokio takeover

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US insurer Tower Group has hired Bernard Kilkelly as managing vice-president, investor relations.

Kilkelly joins Tower after serving as vice-president, investor relations for insurance holding company Delphi Financial Group since 2001.

Delphi was acquired by Tokio Marine Group last year.

Kilkelly will report to Tower executive vice-president and chief financial officer Bill Hitselberger.

Tower president and chief executive Michael Lee said: “Tower is committed to building shareholder value by continuing to achieve sustainable growth and profitability in our US insurance businesses while also expanding our international capabilities. Bernie’s extensive insurance industry background and investor relations experience will enable us to increase investor awareness and understanding of Tower’s strengths and accomplishments.”

Kilkelly has more than 25 years of experience in investor relations and corporate communications.

Before Delphi, he served as vice-president of investor relations and corporate communications for Enhance Financial Services Group.