HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.announced Tuesday that Hans D. Rohlf, 62, has been elected as an independent member of the Company’s Board of Directors.

Rohlf will serve on the Enterprise Risk Oversight Committee, as well as the Board of Directors of HCC’s subsidiary company, HCC International Insurance Company PLC.

Since 1995, he has served as the Managing Director of Hannover Re’s North American Property & Casualty Business. Previously, Rohlf held several positions with Hannover Re, including Senior Vice President and Head of the U.S. and Aviation Businesses, and Head of the Retrocessional Department. He joined Hannover Re in 1977.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. is a specialty insurer with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland.