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XL Catlin Appoints Nicole Yates as Head of Accident & Health for Australia

 — XL Catlin’s insurance operations today announced the appointment of Nicole Yates as Head of Accident & Health (A&H) for Australia.

The appointment follows XL Catlin’s announcement in May that it is expanding its existing A&H business and had appointed Patrick Corbett to the position of Global Chief Underwriting Officer, Retail Accident & Health, Insurance.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Corbett said: “We are delighted to welcome Nicole to the team. She brings with her extensive experience in A&H underwriting and has the talent and expertise to ensure we are building solutions that give brokers and clients a new and differentiated product and a service standard that not only delivers, but exceeds expectations.”

Robin Johnson, Country Manager for Australia, also commented: “What we are looking to do here is offer large companies and corporates across Australia an A&H solution that has been designed for today’s world and safeguards their people, whether at home or when travelling abroad. Nicole’s appointment underscores our commitment to supporting our clients in Australia, in fact, across our product ranges we are investing in talent so we can step up to the opportunities we see in the market.”

Ms. Yates has 14 years of experience in the insurance industry and has been underwriting A&H for the past decade. She joins XL Catlin from Zurich Australia, where she was the National Underwriter for A&H.

About XL Catlin’s Insurance Operations

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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

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