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Arch hires Chris Rackliffe as Head of A&H

27th October 2020 - Author: Katie Baker

Arch Insurance International has announced the appointment of Chris Rackliffe as Head of Accident & Health and Contingency.

ArchHe is set to join the company in late 2021. In this role, Rackliffe will be responsible for all aspects of the continued development and growth of Arch’s accident & health and contingency portfolio.

Based in London, he will report to Lino Leoni, Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for Specialty, Energy, Marine and Financial Lines.

Rackliffe brings over 25 years of experience to the role. Most recently, he was Head of Contingency and Life Accident & Health at Beazley, having joined the company in 2005.

Prior to this, Rackliffe was a Managing Director at HCC Specialty Ltd responsible for Contingency and Sports Disability insurance.


Commenting on the announcement, Leoni said: “Chris is one of the most respected practitioners operating in the accident & health and contingency markets reflecting his breadth of knowledge and ability to develop comprehensive, relevant coverage.

“We see significant opportunities within the contingency insurance arena to strengthen our market position and are delighted to have someone of his calibre to lead our expansion in this sector.”

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