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NMI Holdings Inc. has announced that, effective Jan, 1, 2015, Jay Sherwood will be promoted to president of NMI Holdings Inc. and its subsidiary company, National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI). Glenn Farrell, a 33-year veteran of accounting and consulting firm KPMG LLP, has been named the new chief financial officer. Current President Bradley Shuster will remain the chief executive officer of National MI and chairman of the board of NMI Holdings Inc.
Sherwood has mopre than 20 years of experience in finance, securities and investments. A co-founder of National MI, he has held the positions of executive vice president and CFO of National MI since the company's inception. In his new role as president of National MI, he will be responsible for overseeing the company’s sales, insurance operations, and information technology functions.
"Jay has been a key leader in National MI’s launch and success,” Shuster said. “He helped execute our initial capital raise, assisted in taking the company public, and has done an extraordinary job leading the finance department. Jay’s promotion to president recognizes the expanded role and responsibility he is assuming. I am confident that Jay will continue to play an instrumental part in the future growth of our company.”
New CFO Farrell joins National MI after serving in several leadership positions during his nearly 35-year tenure at KPMG, which included audit practice leader and partner-in-charge of the company’s Northern California business unit. Throughout his career at KPMG, Farrell served as a senior advisor to a wide range of clients, both global and U.S.-based, from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies. He holds a CPA designation, a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College, Mass., and an MBA in finance and accounting from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.
“Glenn brings invaluable financial management experience and expertise to National MI,” Shuster said. “We are very happy to have him join our leadership team.”
About National MI
National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI), a subsidiary of NMI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMIH), is a U.S.-based, private mortgage insurance company enabling low down payment borrowers to realize home ownership while protecting lenders and investors against losses related to a borrower’s default. To learn more, please visit www.nationalmi.com.
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