SOURCE: Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd

July 06, 2006 02:50 ET

Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. announces Director Declaration

Hamilton, Bermuda -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 6, 2006 --6 July 2006

                       Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd

               Information regarding recently appointed Directors

HAMILTON, Bermuda - (6 July 2006) Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. ("Alea" or "the Group") recently announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier as Chief Executive Officer of the Group, with effect from 1 September 2006. In addition, it was announced that Mark Cloutier and Kirk Lusk, have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Group, with effect from 1 September 2006.

The current and past directorships held by Mark Cloutier and Kirk Lusk over the past five (5) years are set out below.

Mark Cloutier was President and Chief Executive Officer of Overseas Partner Re when it was placed into members' voluntary liquidation following the distribution of capital in excess of US$1 billion to its shareholders. There are no further details regarding Mark Cloutier which are required to be disclosed under paragraphs (2) to (6) of Listing Rule 9.6.13.

There are no details regarding Kirk Lusk which are required to be disclosed under paragraphs (2) to (6) of Listing Rule 9.6.13.

Mark Cloutier's Current Directorships:


Directorships held in the last five years by Mark Cloutier:

Overseas Partners Limited

Overseas Partners US Re

Overseas Partners Re

Overseas Partner Capital

Overseas Partners Assurance Limited

Quanta Re Bermuda

Union Excess Reinsurance Company

Kirk Lusk's Current Directorships:


Directorships held in the last five years by Kirk Lusk:

Heritage Insurance Group, Inc

Heritage Indemnity Company

GE Capital Management Corp.

GE Capital Warranty Corp.

Westwood Indemnity Company

Heritage Mechanical Breakdown Corp.

Westwood Warranty Company

GE Capital Administrative Services, Inc.

Westlake Insurance Company (Bermuda), Ltd


For more information on Alea, see For further information please contact:

Media:                         Sheel Sawhney     +1 860 258 6524
Analysts & Investors:          Kirk Lusk         +1 860 258 6566

Financial Dynamics             
Robert Bailhache                +44 20 7269 7200
Nick Henderson                  +44 20 7269 7114               

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