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ASML appoints Jonny Groves as Head of Cyber

23rd February 2023 - Author: Kassandra Jimenez-Sanchez

Argenta Syndicate Management Limited (ASML), a subsidiary of Argenta Holdings Limited, has announced the appointment of Jonny Groves to the role of Head of Cyber, effective immediately.

ArgentaIn his new role, based in London, Groves will be responsible for leading Argenta’s global cyber business while overseeing its underwriting and business development.

He brings with him almost ten years of delegated authority experience, having started his insurance career at Hardy Underwriting Agencies before moving to RJ Kiln (now Tokio Marine Kiln).

Prior to joining ASML, he worked at Tokio Marine Kiln as a cyber underwriter since 2017, leading the team for delegated authority business.

Groves will report to Barney Smythe, Deputy Active Underwriter and Head of Specialty, who commented: “Under Jonny’s leadership we will be in the position to strengthen our cyber presence in the London market.

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“As an experienced industry professional, his extensive cyber insurance expertise and broader risk knowledge make him well-placed to lead our cyber business in the UK and beyond and I am very pleased to welcome him to the team.”

Ian Burford, director of underwriting and active underwriter of Argenta Syndicate Management Ltd.’s Syndicate 2121 and SPA 6134, said: “The pandemic triggered an enduring shift in the way businesses operate, which is pushing the demand for commercial cyber cover.

“Jonny brings a wealth of experience and a significant track record that aligns perfectly with our strategy. His appointment underpins our long-term commitment to the cyber market and I am delighted to welcome Jonny to our team.”

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