XL Group plc has appointed Barbara Luck as chief underwriting officer in its North America primary casualty business. Based in New York, Luck will assume her new position on August 13. She will report to Ken Riegler, president of XL Group’s North America primary casualty unit.
In her new role, Luck will work with the North America primary casualty division’s U.S. risk management, multinational casualty and middle market teams to establish underwriting strategies, guidelines and pricing.
Luck joins XL from ACE USA where she most recently served as executive vice president and chief underwriting officer of its ACE Risk Management division. She also served as chief underwriting officer for ACE’s national accounts and held positions as branch underwriting manager and vice president of business development. Prior to her 11-year tenure with ACE, she held various casualty management, brokerage and underwriting positions at Marsh, Zurich and AIG.
Headquartered in Ireland, XL Group plc is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world.