Commenting on the promotions and new hires, Mr. Jain, Chief Underwriting Officer of ASI said, “Preston Starr has been instrumental in our growth and success in the eight years he has been with the Company. In particular, he has done an outstanding job of turning around, building and leading the Environmental Unit since 2007. Scott Kreuzer brings a wealth of diverse experience and has worked hard to support the growth of the Environmental Unit.” Regarding Mr. Cifone and Ms. O’Connor, Mr. Jain commented that, “Adding professionals with Mike and Ellen’s qualifications to our surety and property units will help us further expand our underwriting capabilities. These segments of the market represent opportunities for us to grow, and we are confident that they will be instrumental in helping us achieve our corporate vision.”Joseph D. Scollo, Jr., President and Chief Operating Officer, commented on the organizational changes, “AJ has shown remarkable leadership and discipline in designing and moving the organization forward. In his new role he will be able to focus on leveraging our diversified E&S product platform. I would like to congratulate Preston, Scott, Mike and Ellen in their new roles at ASI. We are very fortunate to have their breadth of talent in our organization.” For additional information on ASI’s products or for contact information, please visit www.amsafety.com About Us: For 25 years, American Safety Insurance Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:ASI), a Bermuda holding company, has offered innovative solutions outside the U.S. in the reinsurance and alternative risk markets through its subsidiaries, American Safety Reinsurance, Ltd. and American Safety Assurance, Ltd., and in the U.S. for specialty risks and alternative risk markets through its program administrator, American Safety Insurance Services, Inc., and insurance company subsidiaries and affiliates, American Safety Casualty Insurance Company, American Safety Indemnity Company, American Safety Risk Retention Group, Inc., American Safety Assurance (Vermont), Inc. As a group, ASI’s insurance subsidiaries and affiliates are rated “A” (Excellent) IX by A.M. Best. For additional information, please visit www.asih.bm .