Joseph G Hissong

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Joseph G Hissong, President, Essent Reinsurance Ltd.

Joseph G. Hissong has served as President of Essent Reinsurance Ltd. (Essent Re) since 2015. Mr. Hissong has over 25 years of experience, specializing in strategy development and execution of new business initiatives associated with international reinsurance transactions and strategic investment opportunities. Before joining Essent Re, Mr. Hissong served as Executive Director with the Cartesian Re Group. Prior to Cartesian Re, he served as Executive Director and Head of Private Equity and Strategic Investments for PartnerRe where he sponsored PartnerRe’s original investment in Essent. Mr. Hissong also served as Managing Director for Swiss Re Financial Services where he was the senior legal officer of the U.S. insurance and reinsurance units. He was also a partner in the international law firm of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP. Mr. Hissong graduated from the University of Chicago Law School and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and philosophy from Fordham University.