Argo Group Makes International Management Appointments

December 4, 2013

The Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced the appointment of Glenn Burles as senior executive officer of Argo Re (DIFC) and the promotion of Kevin Williams to head of claims for Argo Group’s international insurance operations.

Burles is based in Dubai, and “will oversee the company’s reinsurance operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region,” Argo said. “He replaces Tony Cabot who is returning to his role as Argo Group’s director of product development for Europe, Middle East and Africa.” Burles joined Argo Group in 2009, prior to which he held underwriting roles at XL Group (Europe) and Zurich Insurance.

Williams is based in Bermuda with operations in Brazil, Dubai and Malta. He joined Argo Group in 2009 and has served as claims manager for Argo’s Bermuda insurance platform focused on casualty and professional lines.

Prior to joining Argo, “Williams served as claims counsel for XL Insurance Bermuda and gained experience as a broker at Marsh and professional lines underwriting at Gen Re. He holds an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law. Mr. Williams’ promotion will take effect upon approval of the Bermuda Department of Immigration.”

Both Burles and Williams will report to Nigel Mortimer, managing director, international specialty insurance.

Source: Argo Group

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