SAUL A. FOX, Chairman

Saul A. Fox has served as a director of Global Indemnity and its predecessor companies since August 2003, as Chairman of the Company since September 2003, as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer from February 2007 to June 2007, and as chief executive of Fox Paine & Company, a private equity firm, from its founding in 1996 through to the date hereof. The Fox Paine Entities constitute the Company’s largest shareholder.

Fox Paine & Company arranged, on behalf of Global Indemnity, the acquisitions of our predecessor companies, United National, Penn Independent, Penn America Group, Collectibles Insurance Services, and American Reliable. Fox Paine also arranged and “back stopped” Global Indemnity’s $100 million Rights Offering in 2009 as well as the Company’s 2015 repurchase of 11.7 million Global Indemnity shares (representing 45% of the outstanding shares) for $268 million (including shares subject to repurchase options). Over his 30 year career in private equity, Mr. Fox orchestrated numerous other acquisitions, mergers, divestitures and financing transactions, both in financial services, as well in such areas as energy, independent power generation, medical instruments, and energy exploration and production software. Prior to founding Fox Paine & Company, Mr. Fox was a general partner of Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts & Co. (“KKR”), a global alternative asset manager. During his 13 years with KKR, Mr. Fox led the highly successful acquisitions and divestitures of American Reinsurance, Canadian General Insurance (KKR’s first acquisition outside of the United States), and Motel 6. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Fox was an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP, specializing in tax law and mergers & acquisitions Mr. Fox received a B.S. degree in Communications from Temple University in 1975 (summa cum laude) and a degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in 1978 (cum laude).

JAY W. BROWN, Director

Joseph W. Brown has served as a director since December 2015. Until December 2017, Mr. Brown served on the board of directors of MBIA, Inc. (NYSE: MBI) and until September 2017, Mr. Brown was the Chief Executive Officer of MBIA, Inc. He rejoined MBIA, Inc. in February 2008 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and served as Chairman until May 7, 2009. He became Executive Chairman on May 6, 2004 and retired from that position on May 3, 2007. Until May 2004, he had served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He originally joined MBIA, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer in January 1999, having been a Director since 1986 and became Chairman in May 1999. Prior to joining MBIA, Inc., Mr. Brown was Chairman of the Board of Talegen Holdings, Inc. from 1992 through 1998. Prior to joining Talegen, Mr. Brown had been with Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company as President and Chief Executive Officer.


Mr. Donner has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to his retirement, he was with Travelers Insurance Co. (Travelers). While at Travelers, he was a member of its Management and Operating Committees and served in several financial and operating roles including Executive Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management; Chief Financial Officer for its Business and International Insurance; Chief Operating Officer for its Business Insurance segment and Chief Financial Officer of its Personal Lines Insurance segment. Prior to joining Travelers, Mr. Donner served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of RenaissanceRe Ltd., a Bermuda-based international reinsurance company. Prior to that, Mr. Donner served as the National Partner-in-Charge of KPMG’s Insurance Practice. Mr. Donner holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pace University and currently serves on the advisory board for the University’s Lubin School of Business. Mr. Donner is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He previously served as the Audit Committee chair and a member of the Risk & Capital Committee of the board of directors of Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. and also as a Senior Managing Director in the Global Insurance Services Practice of FTI Consulting Inc.

SETH J. GERSCH, Director

Seth J. Gersch has served as a director since February 2008. He serves as managing member of Eclipse Assets, LLC which does business as Hindsight Vineyards and Hindsight Wines, a Napa Valley based winery. He was the chief operating officer of Fox Paine & Company, LLC from 2007 through 2009. Prior to joining Fox Paine & Company, LLC, Mr. Gersch was the chief operating officer and a member of the executive committee of ThinkEquity Partners, LLC from 2004 through 2007. From 2002 through 2004, Mr. Gersch was president and chief executive officer of Presidio Capital Advisors, LLC. In addition, Mr. Gersch held several positions with Banc of America Securities’ predecessor organization, Montgomery Securities, and founded the BrokerDealer Services Division of Banc of America Securities where he served as president and chief executive officer. Mr. Gersch is a former member of the board of directors of Cradle Holdings (Cayman) Ltd. and Paradigm, Ltd. He also served as a director of the San Francisco 49ers Foundation, the charitable arm of the San Francisco 49ers football organization. Mr. Gersch received a BBA in accounting and electronic data processing from Pace University. Mr. Gersch’s experience and skills acquired through his business and financial background with multiple companies were considered when nominating him.


Jason Hurwitz has previously served on GBLI’s board from September 2017 to January 2022, and he rejoined in October 2022. He is a partner with Osier Capital LLC, an investment firm focused on insurance and other long-term investments. As a principal and advisor during his career, he completed 28 corporate acquisitions or divestitures totaling over $5 billion and served on the boards of directors of eight of these companies.


Gary Tolman has over 45 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance and reinsurance industry. He was the chief executive officer and co-founder of Noblr, Inc. and previously served as the chief executive officer and president of Esurance Holdings, Inc. He also served as the chairman of Answer Financial, Inc. and president and treasurer of Talegen Holdings, Inc. He spent 15 years at the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, ultimately serving as senior vice president. He previously served on the board of directors of the White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.