XL Catlin News

XL Catlin Launches Specialty Aviation Insurance in Mexico

XL Catlin announced the launch of specialty aviation insurance in Mexico. The new product suite will initially focus on general aviation hull and liability risks. With an established presence in Latin America and aviation teams in Brazil, the United States …

XL Catlin Offers TradeTapp Tool that Helps Contractors Pre-Qualify Subcontractors

XL Catlin’s North America Construction insurance business has teamed up with construction tech start up, TradeTapp, to provide Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI) clients with access to the platform that helps contractors do a better job of evaluating subcontractors before hiring …

XL Catlin Updates Coverage for Environmental Contractors, Consultants

The North American Environmental Unit of XL Catlin has updated its professional and pollution insurance coverages for contractors and environmental consultants. New additions to XL Catlin’s Professional and Pollution insurance for contractors and environmental consultants include: Green building materials expense …

XL Catlin Launches Auto Terror Protect Coverage for Vehicle Terrorist Attacks

XL Catlin’s has launched a new insurance product for companies with fleets of vehicles which could be used as a weapon in a terrorist attack. According to Mark Steddon, senior underwriter, Terrorism & Political Violence at XL Catlin, the use …

XL Catlin Names Smyth, Greavesas to Global Excess Casualty Posts

XL Catlin insurance operations named Donnacha Smyth as president and Carla Greavesas as chief underwriting officer of Global Excess Casualty. Smyth, who will be based in Dublin, will start his new role in September. He will lead all Global Excess …

XL Catlin Adds Nieves to War, Terrorism, Political Violence Team in Atlanta

XL Catlin has promoted Lindsey Nieves to AVP, underwriting manager in its regional US War, Terrorism & Political Violence insurance team for the South and Central zone, which is headquartered in Atlanta. According to Ben Tucker, head of XL Catlin’s …

XL Catlin Adds Gardenhire as Underwriter in Dallas

XL Catlin has added Jason Gardenhire as underwriter to its regional US War, Terrorism & Political Violence insurance team. He is based in Dallas. Gardenhire will lead XL Catlin’s Terrorism and Political Violence underwriting activities and manage broker relationships in …

XL Catlin Launches Injury, Security Coverage for Visitor Attractions in UK, Ireland

XL Catlin has launched Leisure Protect – an insurance package aimed at the mid to large visitor attraction sector. The coverage offers assistance as a result of a catastrophic injury and against a range of security threats. The new product …

XL Catlin, Nature Conservancy Eye Coastal Wetlands Investments for Storm Mitigation

When Hurricane Sandy hit the U.S. East Coast in October 2012, its 80-mile-per-hour winds and the resulting flooding did about $71 billion in damage. After the storm, researchers found that natural coastal ecosystems saved communities from Maryland to New Jersey …

XL Catlin’s North America Construction Team Sets up Hub in San Francisco

XL Catlin’s North America Construction insurance business has established an underwriting hub in San Francisco, Calif. with the addition of Charles Marmolejo as executive underwriter and relocation of senior underwriter Dan McCarthy from XL Catlin’s Chicago office. Marmolejo will help …