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XL Catlin’s Global Excess Casualty insurance business has realigned its US Central region and appointed new regional underwriting managers to meet continued increased demand for quality excess casualty and umbrella insurance products. According to Barbara Luck, President of XL Catlin’s Global Excess Casualty business, “We’ve had tremendous success developing and growing client and broker relationships and business throughout the US. Our continued successes are prompting us to make these regional changes. Given the size of the US market and continued increased demand for our excess coverages, we decided to create a North Central and South Central region to better enable our team to deliver more attentive service and delivery of our excess and umbrella liability coverages to brokers and clients. This new regional structure better prepares our team for continued business growth.”Kevin Nieft has been promoted to Vice President, Underwriting Manager Excess Casualty and will lead the North Central Region. Kevin joined XL Catlin in April 2003 and has held various underwriting positions and most recently was an underwriting director. Prior to joining XL Catlin, Kevin held underwriting positions in Kemper Insurance Company and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company.Mona Carpenter has been promoted to Vice President, Underwriting Manager Excess Casualty and will lead the South Central Region. Mona joined XL Catlin in October 2016 from Swiss Re where she held the position of Vice President Senior Underwriter. Prior to that position, Mona held various underwriting and management positions at AIG and The Hartford.Ms. Luck added: “We’re fortunate to have a deep bench of strong talent to build out our regional leadership. Both Kevin and Mona bring their underwriting expertise of the Excess Casualty product and strong marketplace knowledge and relationships to their new roles. Under their leadership, our North Central and South Central regions are well positioned to take a more geographic focused approach in addressing our broker and client’s excess and umbrella liability needs.Helping a wide range of businesses -- from Upper Middle Market (UMM) to Fortune 1000 companies -- XL Catlin’s Global Excess Casualty insurance team provides Lead Umbrella, Excess, Occurrence, Claims Made, Occurrence Reported and Primary Rail and Excess insurance coverages from global access points with underwriting centers in Bermuda, Dublin, Ireland, London, UK and 13 cities in North America. Liability limits up to $100 million are available.

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