XL Group plc announced the appointment of Chris Dougherty as Chief Financial Officer – Insurance. He will be responsible for overseeing financial reporting and planning, accounting, budgeting and financial analysis for XL Group’s global insurance operations.
According to Greg Hendrick, Chief Executive of XL Group’s Insurance operations, his appointment further confirms that “XL continues to attract some of our industry’s top talent.”
Dougherty has a diverse background as an underwriter, actuary and a risk officer, and will be “a valuable addition to our leadership team,” Hendrick continued. He will “play an integral role in our constant evaluation of our business lines’ performance to help us refine our businesses’ portfolios and seek new profitable opportunities to deliver innovative insurance solutions to our clients globally.”
Dougherty joins XL from Axis Capital Holding Limited where he served as Chief Risk Officer of its reinsurance operation since 2009. He brings to XL more than 20 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance business in a variety of underwriting, finance, risk management and actuarial roles. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Dougherty is an associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society.
Source: XL Global Insurance