Stewart Names Group President of International Operations

July 5, 2012

Stewart Information Services Corp. has named Steve Lessack group president, international operations. With this appointment, Lessack joins Stewart's seven-member executive team.

As group president, international operations, Lessack is responsible for all of Stewart's foreign title operations. Stewart's international offices in Australia, the Caribbean, Canada, Europe and Latin America offer title guaranty, title insurance and escrow services in countries around the world.

"Steve has had a tremendous track record expanding the Stewart brand in international markets," said Matt Morris, CEO of Stewart Information Services Corp. "His experience in the title industry and strong leadership reputation make him the individual to create unified leadership for our continued expansion efforts outside the United States."

An accomplished 30-year industry veteran, Lessack previously owned and operated an independent agency in New York, which was later acquired by Stewart. At Stewart, he has served as president of Stewart Title Guaranty Company's Canada Division and chief executive officer of Stewart Title Ltd., the Stewart underwriter for the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia.