Argo Group Announces International Management Appointments
HAMILTON, Bermuda -- December 3, 2013
Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII), an international
underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has announced new
management appointments within the company’s International Specialty segment.
Glenn Burles has been appointed senior executive officer of Argo Re (DIFC).
Based in Dubai, Mr. Burles will oversee the company’s reinsurance operations
in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. He replaces Tony Cabot who
is returning to his role as Argo Group’s director of product development for
Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Burles joined Argo Group in 2009, prior to
which he held underwriting roles at XL Group (Europe) and Zurich Insurance.
Kevin Williams has been promoted to head of claims for Argo Group’s
international insurance operations based in Bermuda with operations in Brazil,
Dubai and Malta. Mr. Williams joined Argo Group in 2009 and has served as
claims manager for Argo’s Bermuda insurance platform focused on casualty and
professional lines. Prior to joining Argo, Mr. Williams served as claims
counsel for XL Insurance Bermuda and gained experience as a broker at Marsh
and professional lines underwriting at Gen Re. He holds an undergraduate
degree from Cornell University and a law degree from Fordham University School
of Law. Mr. Williams’ promotion will take effect upon approval of the Bermuda
Department of Immigration.
Mr. Burles and Mr. Williams will both report to Nigel Mortimer, managing
director, international specialty insurance.
About Argo Group
Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) is an international
underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property
and casualty market. Through its operating subsidiaries, Argo Group offers a
full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and
claims handling needs of businesses in four primary segments: Excess & Surplus
Lines, Commercial Specialty, International Specialty and Syndicate 1200. Argo
Group’s insurance subsidiaries are A.M. Best-rated ‘A’ (Excellent) and Argo
Group’s U.S. insurance subsidiaries are Standard & Poor’s-rated ‘A-’ (Strong).
For more information visit www.argolimited.com.
Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd.
Lisa Scannell, 617-235-6138
VP, Marketing & Communications
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