XL Catlin has expanded its Canada Aviation Insurance team with the appointment of David Watts as Vice President of Canadian Aviation Manager, Stephanie Hope as Aviation Underwriter and Alex Barker as Manager of Aviation.
Timothy Bartos was announced new Vice President Senior Underwriter for the U.S. team, based in New York.
Commenting on the appointments, Eric Donofrio, Head of North America Aviation, said; “We are relentlessly focused on securing the best talent to continue to serve our brokers and clients with innovative products and top-level service.
“Both David and Timothy are experienced underwriters and leaders, an excellent addition to our teams in Canada and the U.S.”
Watts joins XL Catlin from Boston Marks London from a role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Hope joins from Charles Taylor where she most recently served as Loss Adjuster. Bartos most recently served as New York Regional Aviation Manager at insurer AIG.
Nick Greggains, Country Manager, XL Catlin, Canada, added; “Alex’s promotion is in recognition of his hard work and leadership and we are delighted to have Stephanie join our growing team of Canada market experts.
“Our North American Aviation team has exceptional technical knowledge and experience in their relevant fields, and with the addition of David at the helm in Canada we will continue to deliver on our promise and market leading portfolios.”