XL Group News

ProHost, XL Group Partner on Restaurant Insurance Package

ProHost USA, a Minneapolis, Minn.-based national program administrator specializing in restaurant insurance for 25 years, announced it is partnering with XL Group to provide packaged insurance coverages for fine dining and family restaurants. The exposures faced by high-end restaurants include …

Broker/Insurer Combo Launch Food and Beverage Industry Contamination Coverage

Willis Group Holdings has announced the launch of a new product contamination insurance proposition, in partnership with XL Group, Willis Limited’s Food and Drink and Faber Global teams, in association with BRC Global Standards – the world’s biggest provider of …

XL Acquires Global Ag Insurance to Expand Crop Coverage

XL Reinsurance America Inc., a subsidiary of XL Group Plc, the insurer led by Chief Executive Officer Mike McGavick, has acquired Global Ag Insurance Services LLC to add sales of coverage to farmers in the U.S. West. Global Ag provides …

Goodearl Joins XL from Liberty Mutual for Lloyd’s Business

The XL Group has appointed Lewis Goodearl as Chief Underwriting Officer UK P&C for its Lloyd’s business. He joins XL from Liberty Mutual Insurance where he was Vice President and Wholesale Manager, responsible for the profitable development of the account. …

XL Group’s Insurance Operations Grow in Dallas

XL Group announced an expansion of its insurance operations in Dallas. The company’s U.S. Risk Management business is setting up operations in Dallas and welcoming Gabriel Martinez as casualty underwriting director. Martinez joins XL Group from Ironshore Insurance Services where …

XL Names McConico a Manager in California; Promotes Schlageter in West

XL Group named Mark McConico as vice president and underwriting manager for XL’s U.S. risk management group in Los Angeles. XL Group also promoted Theresa Schlageter to senior vice president and regional manager of the Western Zone for its U.S. risk management business. McConico will …

XL and Stone Point Form New Bermuda Company for ILS Market Products

XL Group and private equity firm Stone Point Capital LLC have announced the formation of a new Bermuda-based company to act as an investment manager in insurance-linked securities (ILS) and other reinsurance capital markets products. XL said it “has a …

XL Group Names Regional VP for Marine in New York

XL Group appointed John Ellis as a regional vice president for its North America Marine business in New York. In his new role, Ellis will be responsible for managing and building XL Group’s Marine Cargo, Primary and Excess Marine Liability, …

XL Appoints Jacobs Global Head of Capital Management, Corp. Development, Tax

XL Group plc announced that the Company has appointed Philip M. Jacobs as Global Head of Capital Management, Corporate Development and Tax. He reports to Peter R. Porrino, Executive VP and CFO, and will be based in Stamford, Connecticut. Porrino …

XL Group Expands Political Risk Team in New York

XL Group added two new members to its Political Risk and Trade Credit (PRTC) business. XL appointed Mena Cammett as senior risk analyst and Dane Mahoney as risk analyst. Both are based in New York and report to Rafael Docavo-Malvezzi, …