NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arch Insurance Group, a member of Arch Capital Group Ltd., announces the following:
James Slate has joined Arch Insurance Group as Senior Vice President and Head of Accident & Health (US) effective August 30th. Based in Jersey City, NJ, Mr. Slate succeeds Richard Richiski who retired earlier this year. In this role, Mr. Slate will have management oversight for Arch’s US-based A&H underwriting and sales teams, and report to Michael D. Price, Chief Underwriting Officer, Arch Insurance Group (US).
Mr. Slate most recently served as Head of A&H – US at AIG. During his 26-year career, he has held senior A&H and Travel management and underwriting positions with AIG and Allianz with territorial responsibility for US, Canada, China, Japan, India, Singapore and Australia. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University and holds an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth.
Commenting on Mr. Slate's hiring, Mr. Price, said, "We are excited to add Jim to our senior leadership team. Over the past five years we have built a strong foundation in our Accident & Health division. As we continue to expand our US product portfolio, Jim’s global experience, along with our global network that gives us access to admitted capabilities in over 60 countries, further strengthens our ability to help our clients protect their employees wherever they do business around the world.”
Contemporaneously with this announcement, Arch Insurance named Carol Adams Senior Vice President, Underwriting for Accident & Health (US), reporting to Mr. Slate.
Arch Insurance Group (US) Accident & Health offers a full complement of products to help commercial companies, academic institutions, sports clubs and governmental entities protect their workforce, students or members, including business travel accident, group personal accident, short term disability, student travel accident & medical, and Employer Stop Loss medical insurance. Through its Travel Division, Arch also offers leisure travel insurance, under the brand name RoamRight, which provides comprehensive travel and assistance coverage to individuals while traveling in the US or abroad.
Arch Insurance Group Inc. is a member of Arch Capital Group Ltd., a Bermuda-based company that provides insurance and reinsurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries. For more information, visit www.archcapgroup.com./insurance/regions/United-States.
Insurance coverage is underwritten by one or more member companies of Arch Insurance Group in North America, which consists of Arch Insurance Company (a MO corporation, NAIC # 11150), Arch Specialty Insurance Company (a NE corporation, NAIC #21199), Arch Excess & Surplus Insurance Company (a NE corporation, NAIC # 10946) and Arch Indemnity Insurance Company (a NE Corporation, NAIC #30830). Executive offices are located at One Liberty Plaza in New York City 10006. Not all insurance coverages or products are available in all jurisdictions. Coverage is subject to actual policy language. This information is intended for use by licensed insurance producers.