XL Group Adds Joseph Moylan to North America Property Team

          XL Group Adds Joseph Moylan to North America Property Team

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To serve property insurance clients
throughout the Northeast, XL Group plc's (NYSE: XL) North America Property
business announced the appointment of Joseph Moylan as its Northeast Regional
Manager. Based in New York, Mr. Moylan reports to Michele Sansone, Eastern
Zone Executive in XL's North America Property.

"Quality insurance coverage, risk engineering that can help minimize future
damage, and fair claims handling are valued more than ever, especially as this
region continues to recover from Superstorm Sandy," said Ms. Sansone. "That's
why we're so excited about our new addition. Joe's considerable underwriting,
marketing and business development experience adds more bench strength to an
already strong team. Joe understands the value of teamwork. He understands
that XL's approach to property protection is a team effort. Working together
with our global risk engineers and dedicated property claims team, we provide
so much more than a property policy."

Commenting on the appointment, Joe Tocco, head of XL Group's North America
Property and XL Global Asset Protection Services (XL GAPS), said, "We are in
growth mode. That's why we are so pleased to add someone of Joe's caliber to
our team. His knowledge of the market, three decades of disciplined
underwriting experience and insight of businesses' property risks, including
business interruption, is a significant enhancement to our team and will prove
very beneficial to our clients in the Northeast, whether they are looking to
protect their property here in the US or tap into our global network to buy
property protection wherever on earth they operate."

Mr. Moylan joins XL Group from Axis Capital, were he served as Senior Vice
President and Regional Manager and most recently built a new middle market
property underwriting unit in the Northeast. He brings more than 30 years of
underwriting property and inland marine risks for Zurich Insurance Company,
Home Insurance Company, AIG, and William H. McGee & Company, among others.
Mr. Moylan is a graduate of Baruch College, New York.

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
forward choose XL as their partner. To learn more, visit

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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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