Stewart Names EVP of National Title Services

September 3, 2013

Stewart Names EVP of National Title Services Bruce Hawley was named executive vice president of Stewart’s National Title Services.

Hawley has nearly 40 years' experience in every aspect of the title business. He will replace Paul Sands, who will retire at the end of the year as director of Stewart’s National Title Services.

"We are thrilled to have Bruce lead our national commercial operations. Stewart remains focused on providing an excellent experience for customers in the commercial arena and to expanding our commercial operations," says Glenn Clements, Group President – Direct Operations. "Paul's leadership has provided NTS with a strong foundation, and Bruce's proven experience will build upon this as we move forward."

Prior to joining Stewart in 2000, Hawley served in several senior positions at Chicago Title developing an expertise in transactions between the U.S. and other countries, as well as in commercial underwriting. Hawley is a retired Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, and was honored with several decorations during his 33-year career in the Air Force's Judge Advocate General Corps.

“Stewart is emphasizing our focus on commercial,” said Matt Morris, president and CEO of Stewart. “We are fully committed to the highest service levels, and to expanding our capabilities in the commercial arena. Bruce’s appointment comes on the heels of the recent Fitch Ratings upgrade to an A- rating for the Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings of Stewart’s insurance subsidiaries, and further validates that Stewart has both the financial strength and the industry expertise to grow and support the largest of our commercial customers.”

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