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SAN FRANCISCO, September 6, 2011 – XL Insurance, the global insurance underwriting operations of XL Group plc (NYSE: XL), today announced the promotion of Frank Soldano to Western Regional Executive, leading the Business Development team and having overall Regional management responsibilities. Reporting to Uwe Schoberth, head of XL Insurance’s Sales & Regional Management team, Mr. Soldano is relocating to San Francisco and will manage business development activities throughout the Western United States.According to Mr. Schoberth: "While XL Insurance has been fortunate to attract some of our industry’s top talent to enhance our underwriting capabilities, we have been equally fortunate to retain XL’s longstanding expertise and, even better, offer new opportunities to take greater advantage of our colleagues’ skill and knowledge. For the last 13 years, Frank has used his 30 years of industry experience to our benefit, working on the sales side as a business development manager and then in an underwriting management capacity, providing environmental businesses with property & casualty coverages. His intense knowledge of the market and XL Insurance’s products will benefit any broker working with him.”Prior to joining XL Insurance in 1998, Mr. Soldano was a Regional Manager in Property & Casualty with Zurich Insurance. He was also with INA/Cigna in various management roles including Area Vice President, Regional Business Development Manager and Underwriting Manager. Mr. Soldano started his career in Insurance with Allstate in various management roles.About XL InsuranceXL Insurance is the global brand used by XL Group plc's insurance companies and underwriting divisions offering property, casualty, professional and specialty insurance products throughout the world. More information about XL Insurance is available at XL was formed in 1986 in response to the unmet risk management needs of 68 of the world's largest companies. This year, as XL celebrates its 25th anniversary, it remains the company clients look to for innovative insurance and reinsurance solutions for their most complex risks. XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty, and specialty products to industrial, commercial, and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises on a worldwide basis. More information about XL Group plc is available at