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Stewart Title Guaranty Company Names Mark Johnson Vice President and Regional Underwriting Counsel

Monday, July 16, 2012

Stewart Title Guaranty Company Names Mark Johnson Vice President and Regional Underwriting Counsel07:00 EDT Monday, July 16, 2012 HOUSTON (Business Wire) -- Stewart Title Guaranty Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Johnson as vice president and regional underwriting counsel for the Southeast region. In this new position, Johnson will be responsible for enhancing underwriting services in the region. “Stewart is proud to announce Mark's appointment, and we are pleased to see him take on this leadership role within the company,” said John Killea, general counsel of Stewart Title Guaranty Company. “We are confident that the extensive underwriting expertise and dedication to customer service that have made Mark such a valuable asset to Stewart for more than 17 years will greatly contribute to his success in this new role.” Johnson has extensive expertise in underwriting residential and commercial transactions with specific expertise in sovereignty lands, bankruptcy and trust and estates issues. Prior to joining Stewart in 1994, he spent two years as a deputy district attorney in the state of Colorado and four years in private practice, representing financial institutions in real property-related matters. Johnson graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts degree and received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina. He is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, as well as the Florida Bar and the Florida Land Title Association. About Stewart Stewart Title Guaranty Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE:STC), a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. Stewart provides these services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States and foreign governments. Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline the real estate process. Recognized in 2012 by Forbes® as one of the Most Trustworthy Companies in America, Stewart offers personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, and is the preferred real estate services provider. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/news. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Stewart Information Services Corp.Ted C. Jones, 713-625-8014Director-Investor Relationsted@stewart.com