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Argo names Aspen’s Scott Kirk as new CFO

9th February 2021 - Author: Luke Gallin

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. has announced that Scott Kirk has been appointed to succeed Jay Bullock as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective March 1st, 2021.

scott-kirkKirk joins the firm from Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, where he served as CFO from 2014 to April 2020.

Argo Group announced in July of last year that then CFO Bullock would be leaving the company pending the identification of a successor.

Argo Group Board Chairman, Thomas A. Bradley, commented: “Scott’s deep expertise in the specialty insurance business and vast experience in finance is a strong fit for Argo as we look to pursue profitable growth and increased shareholder value. We are confident in Scott’s leadership and proud to have him on the team.”

Prior to serving as Aspen’s CFO, Kirk held numerous senior finance roles from 2007 to 2014, including as CFO of Aspen’s insurance business.


Before Aspen, Kirk held a number of senior finance roles at Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. between 2002 and 2007, including Financial Controller for its UK operations and group head of internal audit.

Argo’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kevin Rehnberg, said: “Scott has a tremendous background serving in similar roles within the specialty insurance industry.

“This is an exciting time to join Argo as we build on and execute plans to continue to grow as a leading U.S.-focused specialty insurer.

“We would like to thank Jay for his long tenure and numerous contributions to the company. We wish him all the best in the future.”

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