February 1, 2023

Arch UK Regional names Heads of Property, Casualty, Specialty & Digital

Insights UK Regional Division


Regional Portfolio Underwriting Managers for North and South also Appointed

London, 30 January 2023 — Arch Insurance’s UK Regional Division today announced the creation of four new leadership positions across Property, Casualty, Specialty and Digital Underwriting, with immediate effect.

Amanda Keer has been appointed Head of Property, Carl Jago appointed Head of Casualty, Tim Cornwell appointed Head of Specialty and Mark Ellinor appointed Head of Digital Underwriting. All four appointments are internal promotions, and each will report to Stuart Danskin, Director of Underwriting at Arch Insurance’s UK Regional Division.

The new heads of division have a wealth of UK insurance experience in their respective sectors. Most recently, Keer was Regional Portfolio Underwriting Manager, Jago was Underwriting Manager — Casualty and Ellinor was National Portfolio Underwriting Manager — Online. Cornwell was previously Branch Manager — Maidstone, and he will keep his responsibilities in that position while taking on his new role.

Commenting on the announcement, Danskin said: “We have achieved considerable growth in recent years and are now of a size and scale that warrants a transition in our underwriting structure to support our future ambitions. Amanda, Carl, Mark and Tim are market leaders in their fields. In their new sector-focused roles, they will lead the continued growth of our business as we expand our relevance to brokers and their clients.”

In addition, the company has announced the expansion of the regional scope of its underwriting managers. Randal Jones is now Regional Portfolio Underwriting Manager for the South, and Phil Clifford becomes Regional Portfolio Manager for the North.  

“Having empowered underwriters across our country-wide network of offices is a key differentiator for our UK Regional Division,” Danskin said. “In these expanded roles, Randal and Phil will be responsible for ensuring that we continue to provide this local autonomy to enable us to deliver the responsive service our brokers depend upon.”


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About Arch Insurance (UK) Limited.

Arch Insurance (UK) Limited is part of Arch Insurance International and provides specialised commercial property, casualty, motor, professional liability, personal accident and travel insurance solutions through its extended office network across the UK.

Arch Insurance (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

About Arch Insurance International

Arch Insurance International is part of Arch Capital Group Ltd. and includes Lloyd’s Syndicates 2012 and 1955, managed by Arch Managing Agency Limited, Arch Insurance UK Limited 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 $14.5 billion in capital at Sept. 30, 2022. 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.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements

The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a “safe harbor” for forward−looking statements. This release or any other written or oral statements made by or on behalf of Arch Capital Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries may include forward−looking statements, which reflect our current views with respect to future events and financial performance. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in or incorporated by reference in this release are forward−looking statements. Forward−looking statements can generally be identified by the use of forward−looking terminology such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe” or “continue” or their negative or variations or similar terminology. Forward−looking statements involve our current assessment of risks and uncertainties. Actual events and results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in these statements. A non-exclusive list of the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements includes the following: adverse general economic and market conditions; increased competition; pricing and policy term trends; fluctuations in the actions of rating agencies and the Company’s ability to maintain and improve its ratings; investment performance; the loss of key personnel; the adequacy of the Company’s loss reserves, severity and/or frequency of losses, greater than expected loss ratios and adverse development on claim and/or claim expense liabilities; greater frequency or severity of unpredictable natural and man-made catastrophic events, including pandemics such as COVID-19; the impact of acts of terrorism and acts of war; changes in regulations and/or tax laws in the United States or elsewhere; the Company’s ability to successfully integrate, establish and maintain operating procedures as well as consummate acquisitions and integrate the businesses the Company has acquired or may acquire into the existing operations; changes in accounting principles or policies; material differences between actual and expected assessments for guaranty funds and mandatory pooling arrangements; availability and cost to the Company of reinsurance to manage the Company’s gross and net exposures; the failure of others to meet their obligations to the Company; changes in the method for determining the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) and the potential replacement of LIBOR with alternative benchmark rates and other factors identified in the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

The foregoing review of important factors should not be construed as exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with other cautionary statements that are included herein or elsewhere. All subsequent written and oral forward−looking statements attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward−looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Arch Insurance (UK) Limited

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