XL Catlin Names Zurich’s Riordan to Head Global Political Risk, Trade Credit Unit

April 22, 2016

XL Catlin has appointed Dan Riordan as president, Global Political Risk & Trade Credit (PRTC), reporting to Neil Robertson XL Catlin’s chief executive, Global Specialty, Insurance.

The appointment also marks a structural change at XL Catlin with PRTC becoming a separate underwriting unit, having previously been under the umbrella of Crisis Management, led by Stephan Ashwell.

Riordan has held senior positions at Zurich between 1997 and 2015, most recently serving as CEO of Global Corporate in North America and previously as president of Specialty Products. He has had a long association with the Berne Union, holding the position of president between 2013 and 2015.

He joins XL Catlin on May 2 and will be based in the U.S.

Joe Blenkinsopp will continue in his role as global chief underwriting officer reporting to Riordan.

Source: XL Catlin

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