Anne Middleton has been named by XL Catlin’s P&C Underwriting Capital Management operation as its new Global Head of Placements, Ceded Reinsurance.
In the role, Middleton will manage the firm’s ceded reinsurance arrangements taking responsibility for overseeing the program, negotiating the terms, structure and pricing of XL Catlin’s reinsurance.
In the role Middleton, who is based in London, will report to Mark van Zanden, Chief Executive of XL Catlin’s P&C Underwriting Capital Management team.
van Zanden commented on the appointment; “Having strong reinsurance protection allows our P&C underwriting businesses to improve existing and develop new products to help our clients address their known, emerging and new business risks. Anne will be a supportive partner to our business lines as we look to build reinsurance programs that meet our risk appetites and can help us achieve our underwriting and profitable growth objectives.
“Anne’s financial insights and actuarial background, along with her familiarity with many of our business lines, uniquely qualifies her for her new role at XL Catlin. She’ll work closely with our business leaders providing them thoughtful analysis and innovative ideas to help them evaluate and reinsure their businesses’ risk exposures.”
Middleton was most recently Head of Finance for XL Catlin’s Global Energy, Property & Construction lines of insurance business, a role in which she provided financial support through analytics, planning, forecasting and risk underwriting monitoring to the segment. Before joining Catlin in 2012 as an ERM Capital Actuary, Middleton spent five years with PWC as a senior consultant, focused on actuarial and economic risk analysis.