McGill Joins Argo As Head Of Professional Lines

August 4, 2015

Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced  that Steve McGill has been appointed to the newly created role of Global Head of Professional Lines.

He takes up his new position on 01 September 2015. Mr McGill will lead Argo’s successful Professional Lines business globally, leveraging the collective expertise and capacity across Argo’s entities in the US, London, Bermuda, Europe, Brazil and the Middle East to grow this business profitably.

Mr McGill brings more than 27 years of experience in the insurance industry to his new role. He joins from XL Catlin, where he served most recently as the Global Product Leader specifically for D&O and Financial Institutions business.

Prior to this, he held the position of Chief Underwriting Officer Europe and Asia Pacific with XL Capital. He has also served as Regional Underwriting Manager at Executive Risk Inc. and as Chief Underwriting Officer with UAP/Executive Partners.

Axel Schmidt, Group Chief Underwriting Officer, said “I am very pleased that we were able to attract someone with Steve’s exceptional experience and expertise in the Professional Lines sector to join Argo Group and the Global Underwriting Management Team.

“I am looking forward to working with him and developing a global approach that will expand and strengthen our Professional Lines business. We have a clear strategy to evolve and enhance our underwriting across Argo that will also enable profitable growth.

“Steve’s appointment to lead our new Global Professional Lines segment is a key milestone which takes us a step closer to that goal.”

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