Alteris Appoints John Atherton as Senior Vice President, General Manager to Head Public Risk Solutions Division Business Wire BOSTON -- December 13, 2013 Alteris Insurance Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced that the company has appointed John Atherton as senior vice president, general manager, to head Alteris Public Risk Solutions. He will report to Hilbert “Van” Schenck, CPCU, president, Alteris. In his new role, Mr. Atherton will oversee all business operations, including underwriting and business development, for Alteris Public Risk Solutions from the company’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Alteris, Mr. Atherton served as senior vice president at Starr Companies where he managed the company’s public entity division. He has also held similar leadership roles at Liberty Mutual and Zurich Insurance Group. Mr. Atherton has a bachelor’s degree in government and politics, and the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) professional designation. About Alteris Alteris Inc. and Alteris Insurance Services, Inc., members of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII), provide services-oriented, complete solutions, operating through three business divisions: Strategic Markets, Alternative Risk, and Commercial Subsets. Alteris offers managing general agencies and insureds access to a broad array of exclusive risk solutions for specialty programs and alternative risks including program placement, risk bearing solutions, capital support, strategic alliances, policy systems solutions, claims services, and reinsurance solutions. Information on Alteris is available at www.alterisus.com. 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. Contact: Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. Jamie Pachomski, APR, 617-235-6166 Manager, Corporate Communications & PR email@example.com
Alteris Appoints John Atherton as Senior Vice President, General Manager to Head Public Risk Solutions Division
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