Luecke Joins Argo Group as Treasurer

April 13, 2012

Argo Group International Holdings announced that George Luecke has joined the group as senior vice president and treasurer. His oversight responsibilities will include all areas of treasury and capital management as well as involvement with the company’s acquisition activity. He will report to Argo Group Chief Financial Officer Jay Bullock.

Bullock noted Luecke’s “breadth of experience” from various “disciplines, roles and financial services segments,” which he added would “be a valuable addition to our finance effort. Adding George to the team will allow us to sharpen our focus on optimizing our use of capital, communicating our financial and business strategy effectively and exploring opportunities to profitably and intelligently grow our business and geographic presence.”

Luecke has 18 years of experience in strategic and operating finance roles across various segments of insurance, reinsurance and financial services. The bulletin stated that he has “served as chief financial officer of numerous major divisions at global insurance companies MetLife and Aetna. He also spent several years in charge of corporate development, mergers & acquisitions for several divisions of MetLife.

“He was previously an investment banker specializing in mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital solutions for insurance and reinsurance clients at both Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. He began his career as a corporate attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, after graduating from Harvard Law School with his J.D. He also holds a B.S. in Management/Finance from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Source: Argo Group

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