ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, today announces the appointment of Paul Harris as professional indemnity underwriter. He takes up the role with immediate effect and will report to James McPartland, professional indemnity class underwriter.
Paul brings more than a decade of underwriting experience to ArgoGlobal. He joins ArgoGlobal from Starr Companies, where he served as aprofessional indemnity underwriter. Prior to this, he held the role of assistant professional indemnity underwriter at AmTrust at Lloyd’s. Paul began his career at RBS Insurance, where he served as a technical home underwriter.
James McPartland said: “The demand for specialist professional indemnity cover is growing, and insureds are increasingly aware of the need to safeguard their businesses and intellectual property. We have identified clear opportunities to expand our presence in this sector by developing synergies across the Group and by working with our broking partners. Paul is a highly skilled underwriter who shares our service-driven philosophy and he will be a key part in maintaining our growth in this market. I am very pleased to welcome him to the team.”
ArgoGlobal is the trading brand of Syndicate 1200 at Lloyd’s, managed by Argo Managing Agency Ltd. The Syndicate offers worldwide property, aerospace, marine, energy, specialty and non-U.S. liability insurance. Market leading expertise, knowledge, an innovative approach and focus on its customers, together with the substantial resources, financial strength and international scope of the Argo Group, support ArgoGlobal’s position as a leading player in the Lloyd’s Market. For more information, visit www.argo-global.com.
ABOUT ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, LTD
Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: AGII) is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. Argo Group offers a full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims handling needs of businesses in four primary segments: Excess & Surplus Lines, Commercial Specialty, International Specialty and Syndicate 1200. Argo Group’s insurance subsidiaries are A. M. Best-rated ‘A’ (Excellent) (third highest rating out of 16 rating classifications) with a stable outlook, and Argo’s U.S. insurance subsidiaries are Standard and Poor’s-rated ‘A-‘ (Strong) with a stable outlook. More information on Argo Group and its subsidiaries is available at www.argolimited.com.
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