ArgoGlobal News

ArgoGlobal Taps Endurance’s Thompson as Hull Class Underwriter

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, has announced the appointment of Michael Thompson as hull class underwriter. He takes up the role with immediate effect and will report to Steve O’Gorman, head of marine. Thompson brings nearly …

ArgoGlobal Launches Cyber Division; Heaton Named Cyber Class Underwriter

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, announced the launch of its Cyber division with the appointment of Russell Heaton as cyber class underwriter. He takes up his role with immediate effect and reports to Ryan Barnes, head …

Beazley Adds ArgoGlobal’s Paulin to Aviation Team in France

Beazley announced that Christophe Paulin will join at the end of this month as an aviation underwriter, managing its aviation business in France and developing its aerospace/products portfolio worldwide. He will be based in Beazley’s Paris office following an initial …

Lloyd’s Insurer ArgoGlobal Grabs O’Gorman from CNA to Lead Marine Team

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, announced the appointment of Steve O’Gorman as head of Marine, effective Aug. 22. He reports to Bruno Ritchie, director of underwriting and active underwriter. The former head of Marine, Philip Thorpe-Apps, …

ArgoGlobal Buys Renewal Rights to Allied World’s Marine Hull Business in Asia

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, announced it has acquired the renewal rights for Allied World’s marine hull business in Asia. The transaction completed on August 5. “I am very pleased that we have reached an agreement …

ArgoGlobal Appoints Summers as Credit and Political Risks Underwriter

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, announced the appointment of Andrew Summers as credit and political risks underwriter. He will report to Jeremy Shallow, credit and political risks class underwriter, effective immediately. Summers joins ArgoGlobal from AIG …

ArgoGlobal Launches Insure4Drones, Online Portal for UK Drone Insurance

ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, today announces the launch of Insure4Drones. The online portal, developed with approved Lloyd’s coverholder JRW Group, offers click-and-buy insurance products for the UK’s commercial drone market. The new service, which is …

ArgoGlobal Promotes Barnes as Head of Casualty for Syndicate 1200

ArgoGlobal* announced the appointment of Ryan Barnes as head of Casualty for Syndicate 1200. He takes up his new role following the departure of Paul Kneafsey who has left ArgoGlobal to join Everest Re as active underwriter of its Lloyd’s …

ArgoGlobal Appoints Shallow as Credit & Political Risks Underwriter

ArgoGlobal has appointed Jeremy Shallow as Credit and Political Risks Class underwriter. He takes up his position with immediate effect, reporting to John Moffatt, head of Specialty. Shallow joins the company from Aspen Insurance where he served, most recently, as …

World Cup Insurers Face Many Claims, Disputes Over Russia, Qatar

World Cup insurers are likely to refuse to pay out on many cancellation contracts if Russia and Qatar lose the rights to hold the tournaments because of fraud, industry experts said. Russia and Qatar could be stripped of their World …