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AIG appoints XL Catlin’s Vidovich as Chief Claims Officer

16th April 2018

American International Group (AIG) has announced that Anthony Vidovich, current Head of Claims at XL Catlin, is to become its new Chief Claims Officer, General Insurance. Vidovich will now be responsible for guiding the strategic direction of General Insurance Claims at AIG, overseeing governance and policy, settlement authorities, claims handling, and ... Read the full article

XL Catlin partners with Praedicat to address evolving casualty risks

6th April 2018

XL Catlin has enlisted Praedicat, an InsurTech analytics company, to help address changing liability insurance and reinsurance needs using its emerging risk models and software for casualty re/insurance. The companies have agreed to work together on a multi-year basis, and will utilise Praedicat’s latency risk model and mass litigation scenarios, its ... Read the full article

XL Catlin adjusts global Life, Accident and Health team

4th April 2018

XL Catlin has made changes to the global Life, Accident and Health team of its insurance operations with the promotion of several existing members and the appointment of new roles. Simon Hearn has been promoted to Head of Life and Wholesale Accident & Health in the UK, and, in addition to ... Read the full article

XL Catlin and RedSeal launch risk analysis tool for cyber insurers

29th March 2018

Insurer and reinsurer XL Catlin and RedSeal have launched a risk analysis tool for cyber insurers with a dynamic measure of resilience to gauge risk and improve cybersecurity and insurance terms. The risk analysis objectively measures a network's resilience to help underwriters more thoroughly evaluate their clients’ risks over time, while ... Read the full article

XL Catlin adopts online marine claims reporting tool for North America

23rd March 2018

XL Catlin has adopted an online claims reporting tool to enhance marine insurance claims reporting in North America. Powered by RightIndem, XL Catlin’s new reporting tool streamlines the notification of loss process, enabling clients to immediately share details and visual information about an incident to start the claims management process. Anne Marie Elder, ... Read the full article

XL Catlin reveals new Brexit continuity clause

19th March 2018

XL Catlin’s London-based re/insurance operations have announced that an innovative new contract clause will be added to their policies to address concerns that continuity may be affected by the UK’s anticipated departure from the European Union (EU). The clause, which will factor in uncertainties like loss of passporting rights, will be ... Read the full article

XL Catlin promotes Environmental Team members

16th March 2018

XL Catlin has announced a string of promotions for European members of its International Environmental team. Promotions include Dan Alexander Lothian to Underwriting Manager, Environmental for UK & Ireland, Ludovic Ruiller to Underwriting Manager, Environmental for France & Benelux, and Simone Te Kamp to Senior Underwriter, Environmental for Benelux. Adias Gerbaud, Head ... Read the full article

Urs Uhlmann leaves Zurich to become CEO, Country Manager for Canada, XL Catlin

13th March 2018

Global insurer and reinsurer XL Catlin has hired Urs Uhlmann from Zurich Canada as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Country Manager for Canada, tasked with leading the firm's overall insurance operations in the country and its regional business strategy. Uhlmann joins XL Catlin from global insurer Zurich, where he was most recently ... Read the full article

XL Catlin joins InsurTech Asia Association as founding member

13th March 2018

Global insurer and reinsurer XL Catlin has been revealed as one of the founding members of the InsurTech Asia Association, an independent re/insurance industry initiative designed to advance insurance in Asia through the utilisation of insurance technology. XL Catlin has joined as a founding member through the XL Group Ltd company ... Read the full article

Nicola Harris named Head of Energy, EMEA, XL Catlin

6th March 2018

XL Catlin’s insurance operations has appointed Nicola Harris to Dubai-based Head of Energy, EMEA, to head up the provision and design of insurance solutions for the Energy sector across EMEA, while leading a team of underwriters based in Dubai, Paris, Amsterdam and Madrid. Huw Jones, Global Head of Energy at XL Catlin, ... Read the full article

XL Group rumoured as acquisition target of AXA

4th March 2018

The merger and acquisition rumours continue, with the latest being that Bermudian insurance and reinsurance firm XL Group is targeted as a potential purchase by French insurance and investment giant AXA. The news was first reported by Bloomberg on Saturday, who said that talks between AXA and XL Group are at ... Read the full article

XL Catlin names Elie Hanna as Head of central broker management

1st March 2018

XL Catlin has appointed Elie Hanna to Head of central broker management, set to lead XL Catlin’s strategic relationships with brokers for the insurance segment. His responsibilities will include looking at how XL Catlin engages with its key trading partners, setting broker engagement best practices, and working with both distribution and underwriting teams ... Read the full article

XL Catlin hires new Director Emerging Markets Development

23rd February 2018

Bemuda based re/insurance giant XL Catlin continue to drive its emerging market strategies forward by appointing Claudia Thyme to the role of Director Emerging Markets Development. Thyme will work closely with business leaders across XL Catlin to explore opportunities for profitable growth, and her contribution will focus particularly on Latin America. ... Read the full article

Phil Xue joins XL Catlin from Guy Carpenter as CEO of XL Insurance (China)

12th February 2018

Global insurer and reinsurer XL Catlin has announced the appointment of Phil Xue as Chief Executive Officer (General Manager) of XL Insurance (China) Company Ltd., pending regulatory approval. The firm has announced that Xue will also act as Country Manager for XL Catlin, China. Prior to joining XL Catlin, Xue spent over a decade ... Read the full article

XL Catlin promotes Tim Powell to CUO for International Financial Lines

8th February 2018

XL Catlin has announced the promotion of Tim Powell to Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for International Financial Lines (IFL), with effect from March 1st. As COU Powell will lead the underwriting performance of XL Catlin’s Financial Lines portfolio in all geographies outside North America, develop overall strategic objectives for this line-of-business, ... Read the full article

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