Stewart Title appoints Jonathan Woodcraft to lead sales and marketing in the UK

LONDON (Feb. 14, 2008) – Stewart Title Ltd., the underwriter of United Kingdom(UK) transactions for Stewart Information Services Corp., is pleased to announce the promotion of Jonathan Woodcraft to head of sales and marketing for Stewart in the UK.

In his new position, Mr. Woodcraft is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with lenders, solicitors and HIP providers to promote the benefits of a Stewart Title insurance policy in the conveyancing transaction. He will also work to enhance Stewart’s profile throughout the UK. Mr. Woodcraft joined Stewart Title in December 2006 as business development executive.

“As our business expands in the UK, we are pleased to welcome Mr. Woodcraft to his new position, and we look forward to even more opportunities in the market,” said Steven M. Lessack, chief executive officer, Stewart Title Ltd. “With more than 18 years of property and finance experience, Jonathan brings a wealth of sales and marketing knowledge to our team as well as a solid understanding of the conveyancing market.”

Stewart offers a full range of legal indemnity products to speed up the conveyancing and re-mortgage processes and safeguard real property investments. The company’s products cover all types of conveyancing transactions including commercial, residential and re-mortgages. Stewart’s team specializes in customizing policies for residential and commercial clients.

Mr. Woodcraft will be working from Stewart’s London office and can be reached at tel: +44(0) 20 7010 7820, mobile: +44(0) 7766 903 081 or email:

About Stewart Title Ltd.

Stewart Title Ltd. is a title insurance company regulated by the Financial Services Authority and registered in England and Wales under number 2770166. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Guaranty Company, Stewart Title Limited is the primary underwriter of UK, European, Australian and New Zealand transactions. The company’s operations are headquartered in London with offices throughout the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Stewart Title Ltd. delivers a host of legal indemnity products, streamlining the conveyancing and closing process and helping solicitors creatively overcome difficult title situations. For more information, visit

About Stewart

Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC) is a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through more than 9,500 policy-issuing offices and agencies in the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at