ArgoGlobal strengthens accident and health division with appointment of Paul Blunden as medical class underwriter
ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, today announced the appointment of Paul Blunden as medical class underwriter. Blunden takes up his role immediately and will report to John Moffatt, head of specialty.
Blunden brings more than 30 years of industry experience to ArgoGlobal. He joins the company from Tokio Marine Kiln, where he served as medical underwriter. In this role, he was responsible for managing Syndicate 510’s medical account and was instrumental in increasing the size of the portfolio through new product development. Prior to this position, Blunden held underwriting roles at Brit, Cassidy Davis Syndicate, Frankona and Colonial Mutual.
John Moffatt said: “Paul is an accomplished underwriter with an impressive track record of identifying and underwriting profitable business. Accident & Health is central to our specialty proposition, and we have seen an increase in the demand for medical coverage. Paul’s market and technical expertise will strengthen our ability to offer the most comprehensive medical coverage and ensure we can adapt quickly to market developments and opportunities in this space. I am delighted to welcome him to the team.”
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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.
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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 two primary segments: U.S. Operations and International Operations. 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 Group’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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