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XL Catlin Strengthens Marine Offering with the Appointment of Oliver Miloschewsky and Tom Hughes

 — XL Catlin’s insurance operations today announced the appointment of Oliver Miloschewsky as Regional Product Leader, Hull & Yacht, Asia Pacific. He will initially be based in Sydney, relocating to Singapore later in the year. Tom Hughes has also been appointed as Head of Marine for Australia, based in Melbourne.

Commenting on the appointments, Mike Davies, Chief Underwriting Officer, Marine - Asia Pacific said: “We are delighted to welcome both Oliver and Tom to our team. Globally we cover 230 million containers (twenty-foot equivalent units) annually – over 25 percent of the global throughput. Despite this, we remain ambitious and see significant opportunity to build out our broader marine business particularly in Australia, marrying our global expertise with first rate underwriting talent on the ground.”

Craig Langham, Chief Executive - Asia Pacific said: “Asia Pacific is of significant importance to the global shipping trade. Ports across mainland China alone account for seven of the top ten ports in the world. We see a growing opportunity to provide the full suite of our Marine insurance coverages throughout Asia Pacific and believe that both Oliver and Tom have the right expertise and experience to help us realize our ambitions.”

Mr. Miloschewsky joins XL Catlin from IAG (CGU), Australia, where he held the position of National Underwriting /National Portfolio Manager for Marine for four years. Prior to joining IAG he was the National Manager, Marine Special Risks for Munich Re (Great Lakes) for two years and National Manager for Hull and P&I at Associated Marine (Zurich) based in Sydney for seven years. Mr. Miloschewsky’s career has spanned average adjusting, claims, underwriting and portfolio management. He is also a qualified lawyer, Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and holds a degree in Maritime Logistics and Management.

Mr. Hughes joins XL Catlin from HDI Global where he held the position of Marine Underwriting Manager, Southern Region based in Melbourne. Between 2012 and 2015 he held the position of Underwriting Manager, Marine for Victoria and Tasmania at Zurich, based in Melbourne. Before moving to Australia in 2011, Tom held Cargo Underwriting roles with Tokio Marine and Amlin at Lloyd’s of London.

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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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