ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, today announced the appointments of Geoffrey Bull, as casualty treaty underwriter, and Jaime Garcia-Anton Lopez, as professional indemnity (PI) underwriter. Bull and Garcia-Anton Lopez take up their roles immediately.
Bull will report to Stuart Dale, international casualty treaty class underwriter, and Garcia-Anton Lopez will report to James McPartland, PI class underwriter.
Bull brings to ArgoGlobal 17 years of underwriting and actuarial experience. He joins the company from Chaucer Syndicates Ltd., where he served as class underwriter – international casualty and specialty treaty. In this role, he was tasked with underwriting reinsurance business across all non-property and non-marine lines of business. Bull also held actuarial roles at Chaucer Syndicates Ltd., PWC and Swiss Re.
Garcia-Anton Lopez brings to ArgoGlobal 18 years of industry experience in Lloyd’s and the European specialty insurance market. He joins from QBE, where he served as PI underwriter in the European division. Prior to this position, he held the role of PI underwriter at HCC Europe.
Ryan Barnes, head of casualty, ArgoGlobal, welcomed the two underwriters to the team, saying: “Geoffrey’s experience underwriting treaty business, combined with his strong actuarial background, will enhance ArgoGlobal’s ability to build and launch innovative solutions, such as the motor treaty consortium we established recently with Barbican. Jaime’s deep understanding of the PI sector, along with his extensive experience underwriting in European markets, will be key to Argo’s strategy of delivering risk-transfer solutions that best reflect clients’ local needs.”
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