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XL Catlin announces senior promotions in Energy completing its UK & Ireland team of business leaders

 — XL Catlin today announced that it has made a series of promotions in its Energy team. Stephen Hawkins has been promoted to Global Product Head for Upstream Energy and Luis Prato takes on the role of Regional Product Leader for the UK and Ireland, completing XL Catlin’s UK & Ireland team of Business Leaders. Additionally Peter Welton has been promoted to Senior Underwriter for Downstream Energy & Power and Laura Mobbs takes up the position of Upstream Class Underwriter.

Commenting, Huw Jones, who was appointed Global Head of Energy at XL Catlin in 2015, having served in the same role in legacy Catlin since 2010, said: “I am extremely pleased to be starting 2016 with such a strong team in place. I believe we are ideally positioned to best meet the demands of our clients in this rapidly evolving environment.”

XL Catlin has confirmed the full list of its UK and Ireland Business Leaders across nine insurance product lines as well as claims.

All those named are responsible for driving development in their product line; bringing new, innovative solutions to market and growing the UK and Ireland books of business.The full list is as follows:
 
• Aerospace: Alain Burguiere

• Life, Accident & Health: Nigel Guillaume-Smith

• Crisis Management: Chris King

• Casualty: Dan Curran

• Energy: Luis Prato

• Fine Art & Specie: Graham Hawkins

• Marine: Rob McAdams

• Financial Lines: Ramesh Singh

• Property: Dan Noble

• Claims: Sharon Long

Commenting on the UK & Ireland team, Andrew McMellin said: “Today XL Catlin insures over 90% of the FTSE 100, making us a key supporter of UK plc. It also provides insurance cover for SMEs, which in 2014 employed over 60% of the UK workforce bringing £1,647 bn to the UK economy.

“Having such a talented and capable group of leaders in place, who are dedicated to supporting our clients and brokers, will allow us to drive our growth efforts in the UK and Ireland.”

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The XL Catlin insurance companies offer property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty insurance products globally. Businesses that are moving the world forward choose XL Catlin as their partner. To learn more, visit xlcatlin.com.

About XL Catlin

XL Catlin is the global brand used by XL Group plc’s (NYSE:XL) insurance and reinsurance companies which provide property, casualty, professional and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. Clients look to XL Catlin for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit xlcatlin.com.

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