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XL Catlin strengthens its International Financial Lines claims team


XL Catlin today announced that it has appointed Yera Patel to the position of Global Practice Leader for International Financial Lines Claims.

Based in London, Ms. Patel will be responsible for managing a team of technical practice leaders, driving the resolution of XL Catlin’s International Financial Lines claims by delivering market leading service.

Commenting on Ms. Patel’s appointment, Anthony Vidovich, XL Catlin’s Global Head of Claims said: “Providing market leading claims service is what our clients have come to expect from us. Yera shares our commitment and has the experience to ensure we keep delivering for our International Financial Lines clients. She will join our Global Claims Leadership Team and I am delighted to welcome her to XL Catlin.”

Dan Kumpf, Chief Underwriting Officer, Global Professional – Insurance, added: “We believe it’s critically important for underwriting and claims teams to work in collaboration, only then can we innovate our services and solutions. Yera embraces this approach and has the right skillset to keep us future focused.”

Ms. Patel joins XL Catlin from Beazley Group where she worked for nearly 11 years, based in New York and London. Most recently, she held the role of Global Claims Team Leader for Political Risk, Terrorism & Contingency and Management Liability.