Katrina Palmer joins as Senior Underwriter focusing on Southern Region.
Sydney, 27 June 2023 — Arch Insurance Australia (Arch) has announced the appointment of Katrina Palmer as Senior Underwriter, Executive Assurance, with immediate effect.
In this role, Palmer supports the growth of the directors’ and officers’ (D&O) and management liability portfolios for the Southern Region, including Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania. Based in Melbourne, she reports to Steven Gaitanis, Southern Region Underwriting Manager, Executive Assurance.
Palmer brings a wealth of insurance market experience to the role with extensive financial lines expertise. Most recently she was a Senior Underwriter at Dual, and before that was a Senior Underwriter at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty. During her career, Palmer has also worked at Aon Risk Solutions and Marsh.
Commenting on the announcement, Gaitanis, said: “Katrina is a fantastic addition to our Executive Assurance team. Her considerable experience, deep market knowledge and extensive industry networks will be instrumental to the Southern Region, as we continue to strengthen our service proposition and enhance our relevance to our brokers.”
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About Arch Insurance Australia
Arch Insurance Australia is part of Arch Insurance International. The company provides specialised insurance solutions across a wide range of industries and professions, operating across Accident & Health, Casualty, Financial Lines and Property product lines.
About Arch Insurance International
Arch Insurance International is part of Arch Capital Group Ltd. and includes Arch Insurance UK and the P&C insurance operations of Arch Insurance (EU) dac, as well as Arch’s insurance operations in Europe, Bermuda and Australia.
About Arch Capital Group Ltd.
Arch Capital Group Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACGL) is a publicly listed Bermuda exempted company with approximately $16.7 billion in capital at March 31, 2023. Arch, which is part of the S&P 500 Index, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries.
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