Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
Barry Zyskind is the Chairman of the board, CEO and President of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Mr. Zyskind has been with the company since 1998 in a variety of key executive positions, becoming CEO and President in 2000. In May 2016, he was appointed Chairman.
Prior to Mr. Zyskind joining AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., he was an investment banker at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in New York.
In addition, Mr. Zyskind has been non-executive chairman of Maiden Holdings Ltd. since 2007. In May 2016, he was appointed non-executive chairman of National General Holdings Corp.
Mr. Zyskind has an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business. In 2012, he was ranked Number 11 on Forbes magazine’s “20 Most Powerful CEOs 40 and Under” list. In 2014, Forbes magazine included Mr. Zyskind and AmTrust on its list of America’s best managed companies.