XL Group's Marine Unit Expands Hull Insurance Resources with Added Underwriting and Claims Talent

      XL Group's Marine Unit Expands Hull Insurance Resources with Added
                        Underwriting and Claims Talent

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Group plc's (NYSE: XL) North
American Marine business expands its blue water hull risk management
capabilities in New York with the addition of Siobhan Coen and Jeff Loechner
as senior underwriters and Eileen Fellin as a senior claims consultant.

According to Rich DeSimone, President of XL Group's North America Marine
business, "Siobhan, Jeff and Eileen collectively add nearly six decades of
hull underwriting, particularly in blue water hull coverages, and claims
experience. With these strong additions to an already very talented and
diverse marine underwriting and claims team, we're boosting our hull
capabilities to continue to provide a complete portfolio of marine coverages
and dedicated claims assistance for our clients."

Ms. Coen joins XL as a Senior Underwriter. She brings more than 19 years
underwriting experience with her from the American Hull Insurance Syndicate.
She is a graduate of Manhattan College with a B.S. in Business Administration.
Ms. Coen is a member of the American Marine Insurance Forum and Average
Adjusters Association.

Mr. Loechner joins XL as Senior Underwriter. He brings more than 10 years
underwriting experience with him from the American Hull Insurance Syndicate.
He is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point,
New York, where he majored in Logistics and Transportation. He holds a U.S.
Coast Guard Third Mate License. Mr. Loechner is a member of American Marine
Insurance Forum, Association of Average Adjusters, and the U.S. Merchant
Marine Academy Alumni Association

Ms. Fellin joins XL as a Senior Marine Claims Consultant. She brings more than
30 years marine claims experience. Most recently Eileen was Claims Manager at
the American Hull Insurance Syndicate where she spent the last fourteen years;
prior to that she held Claims Consultant and Claims Management positions with
national brokers. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at
Albany with a B.A. in Greek and Roman Civilization. Ms. Fellin is a member and
current Secretary of the Association of Average Adjusters in the U.S. She is a
member of the Maritime Law Association, Association of Average Adjusters in
the U.K., and corresponding member of the International Association of Average
Adjusters.

About XL's Insurance Operations

XL Group plc's insurance companies offer property, casualty, professional and
specialty insurance products globally. Businesses that are moving the world
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www.xlgroup.com\insurance

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About XL Group plc

XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance
company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial,
commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises
throughout the world. XL is the company clients look to for answers to their
most complex risks and to help move their world forward. Its principal offices
are located at No.1 Hatch Street Upper, 4^th Floor, Dublin 2, Ireland. To
learn more, visit www.xlgroup.com

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