Argo Managing Agency Limited
Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8AA
"Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NasdaqGS: 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. Headquartered in Bermuda, Argo Group has offices in ten countries worldwide, writing a diverse, truly global book of business."
Chief Operations Officer - International
David brings nearly three decades of industry experience to his new role. He joins from Lloyd’s where he served most recently as Chief Data Officer. He joined Lloyd’s in 2011 as Head of Claims and was responsible for leading the implementation of the Claim Transformation Programme. David was also Chair of the Lloyd's Capital and Planning Group which was responsible for agreeing the syndicate business plans and syndicate capital requirements for the market on behalf of the Lloyd's Franchise Board. Before joining Lloyd’s, David served as a Director at Ernst & Young focusing on the insurance sector. Prior to this, David spent over a decade at QBE, culminating with his appointment as Managing Director of QBE Lloyd’s Division and as Operations Director of QBE’s European Operations. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and began his career at Bacon and Woodrow in 1987.
Liability Claims Manager
Judith joined ArgoGlobal in July 2012 as Liability Claims Manager. Prior to joining, Judith was Chief Adjuster for Professional and Financial lines at XCS. She has over 23 years experience in the insurance industry, in both the Lloyd’s and company markets. Judith has handled claims from a variety of different jurisdictions and classes including professional indemnity, financial institutions, D & O and property. She has had significant involvement in handling the major claims affecting the London market such as WTC, tax shelters, and PSAs. Recently she has co-ordinated and managed the Madoff claims.
Head of Claims
Katie joins ArgoGlobal from Liberty Mutual where she has worked for the last 12 years in positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Deputy Head of Claims and Head of the Commercial Lines Claims Division for Liberty Specialty Markets. Prior to this role, she was Head of Claims for Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe, managing a team of 50 claims professionals located in the London, UK Regional and European offices, covering a wide range of products spanning Financial/Professional Lines, Casualty, Specialty, Property, Energy, Construction and Aviation. Katie also served as Claims Operations Manager and was an instrumental part of the project management team that led Liberty International Underwriters’ global claims transformation with the introduction of a new claims system. Katie is a solicitor by training and began her career in private practice where she worked for 10 years at Kennedys and Pinsents, specialising primarily in Professional Indemnity and general insurance coverage disputes.
Marine & Specialty Claims Manager
Robert joined ArgoGlobal In January 2013 in the role of Marine & Speciality Claims Manager from Aon, where he held the position of UK Marine Claims Director. He has over 30 years experience in the Marine Insurance Industry, handling Cargo, Marine Liability, Hull, Yacht & Energy claims. Robert began his career with Sun Alliance & London as a Marine Claims trainee & thereafter worked for London Market Insurance Companies and Adjusters, including Chubb Insurance, where he held the position of European Marine Claims Manager. Robert is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Chartered Insurer.