Lloyd’s of London insurer ArgoGlobal has announced the appointment of Alfredo Alonso as Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for Europe, Middle East and Asia, effective March 2019.
Alonso will be based in London and will report to Group of Head of International Operations, ArgoGlobal, Matt Harris.
“Alfredo’s extensive underwriting expertise spans European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets, further bolstering our insight into international market shifts and allowing us to deliver the best service to our clients. His proven analytical and leadership capabilities also will ensure that we accomplish our strategic goals and continue to realise key growth opportunities,” said Harris.
Alonso joins brings three decades of industry experience to the role, and joins the firm from RSA. Alonso served in a number of CUO roles in emerging markets at RSA, most recently as Group Casualty Director. He has also worked for Winterthur Insurance and Zurich Financial Services.
Alonso commented on his new role: “I am very excited about the opportunity to work for ArgoGlobal. Argo has an entrepreneurial and visionary culture and it is building a strong international platform. I believe that my experience gained in various international markets will support the company in becoming a leading specialty insurer and help it respond to future customer needs.”