HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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.