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XL Catlin appoints Jonathan Salter as Head of Global Property Risk Engineering/GAPS

 — XL Catlin today announced the appointment of Jonathan Salter as Head of Global Property Risk Engineering, also known as Global Asset Protection Services (GAPS). Based in London, and reporting to Michele Sansone, XL Catlin’s President, North America Property, Mr. Salter will lead XL Catlin’s property risk engineering services worldwide, beginning May 25.

Commenting on Mr. Salter’s appointment, Ms. Sansone said: “In today’s competitive property insurance market, our global property underwriting capabilities stand out, thanks in a large part to the value-added loss prevention expertise that our Property Risk Engineering team shares. Under Jonathan’s leadership, we’ll reinforce the significant value that property risk engineering adds to not only our property insurance offering, but directly to our clients’ property protection efforts.”

Ian France, XL Catlin’s Chief Underwriting Officer, International Property, added: “Attracting and retaining market leading talent is a key strategy at XL Catlin, so we are delighted to welcome Jonathan to our team. His extensive experience providing both bundled and unbundled risk engineering services gives him a real understanding of our clients’ risk management needs, making him a perfect fit for the position.”

Mr. Salter, who joins XL Catlin from RSA, has more than 19 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Previously, he helped establish RSA’s property risk engineering capabilities and co-founded and managed Elciem Ltd, a private property risk engineering firm.

About XL Catlin Property Risk Engineering/GAPS

XL Catlin’s global network of property risk engineers provides on-site property risk analysis and supports clients’ property loss prevention programs.

About XL Catlin Insurance Operations

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

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