Product Family
HARTFORD, Conn., August 20, 2008 – XL Insurance, XL Capital Ltd’s (XL) global insurance operations, today announced the appointment of Harry E. Mahler to a newly-created post to direct Global Product Management. Mr. Mahler will be based in Hartford, reporting to XL Insurance’s Chief Underwriting Officer John Glancy.Mr. Glancy said: “We’re thrilled to have Harry join XL Insurance’s management team. His leadership experience and strong technical underwriting background adds more strength to XL Insurance’s prowess to help businesses manage their most complicated risks. I look forward to working with Harry to facilitate XL Insurance’s response to client needs, market activities and product management efforts across our global underwriting platform.”David Duclos, Chief Executive of XL’s global insurance operations, said: “As Global Head of Product Management, Harry will support and coordinate XL Insurance’s global underwriting, product development, cycle management and regulatory activities to assure that we are meeting the needs of the markets we serve with quality and innovative property, casualty and specialty coverages.”“We’re pleased Harry has chosen to join XL Insurance. His industry and management expertise, technical underwriting skill and leadership style will fit well into XL’s culture, a culture that emphasizes and rewards effective teamwork.,” added Mr. Duclos.Mr. Mahler brings to XL Insurance more than 30 years of industry experience holding numerous senior executive positions including tenure as the Chief Underwriting Officer of Royal & SunAlliance as well as underwriting positions with Great American, Fireman’s Fund, Chubb and various mutual insurance companies.About XL Insurance"XL Insurance" is the global brand used by member insurers of the XL Capital Ltd (NYSE: XL) group of companies. More information about XL Insurance is available at Through its operating subsidiaries, XL Capital Ltd is a leading provider of global insurance and reinsurance coverage and services to industrial, commercial and professional service firms, insurance companies, and other enterprises on a worldwide basis. More information about XL Capital Ltd is available at