QBE North America names new Chief Financial Officer

             QBE North America names new Chief Financial Officer

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, July 16, 2013

NEW YORK, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Dziadzio has been appointed
Chief Financial Officer for QBE North America. Dziadzio, who offers more than
25 years experience in the international insurance and finance sectors, will
assume his new role in August.

"Richard brings a wealth of experience and we're pleased to have him join our
executive team," said David Duclos, QBE North America Chief Executive Officer.
"He will play an important role here in the U.S., as well as collaboratively
with QBE's other financial teams around the world."

From 1994 to 2012, Dziadzio held a number of high-ranking positions at AXA
Group, including Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President for
AXA Equitable Life Insurance and AXA Financial from 2007 to 2012.

After leaving AXA in 2012, Dziadzio for the past year served as Chief
Financial Officer for ANV, a global specialty insurance company with offices
in the U.S. and Europe.

Dziadzio received his MBA from INSEAD and has a BS degree in Economics from
the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.

QBE's North America operations are part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of
the top 20 insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE Insurance Group's 2012
results can also be found at www.qbena.com. Headquartered in Sydney,
Australia, QBE operates out of 48 countries around the globe, with a presence
in every key insurance market. The North America operation, headquartered in
New York, conducts business through various property and casualty insurance
subsidiaries. QBE insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best
and "A+" by Standard & Poor's.

SOURCE QBE North America

Website: http://www.qbena.com
Contact: Paula Symons, Marketing & Communications, Direct: 608.825.5029,
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