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XL Catlin today announced the appointment of Brent Hoffman as Global Head of Claims, effective immediately, reporting to Paul Jardine, XL Catlin’s Chief Experience Officer. 

Mr. Hoffman joined XL in 2014 and most recently held the position of General Counsel Global Claims, with a place on the Claims Leadership Team. In his new role he will be responsible for leading claims teams across XL Catlin’s insurance and reinsurance operations.

Commenting, Greg Hendrick, President, P&C Insurance and Reinsurance, said: “Brent’s promotion is testament to the bench strength we have in our claims team. His experience and knowledge ideally positions him to lead our claims function of more than 700 colleagues based in 24 countries worldwide. Under Brent’s leadership I am confident that we will continue to be recognized by our clients and brokers for the outstanding claims service we provide every day. In fact, our insurance claims operations alone pay out on average USD 103 million a week to clients getting back to business following a loss.” 

Prior to joining XL Catlin, Mr. Hoffman was with The Hartford for more than 12 years, where he held various in-house attorney positions in addition to a Vice President role in the company's Claim Department, with responsibility for managing claim groups in the US and UK. Mr. Hoffman started his career in private practice, working at both Bingham McCutchen LLP and Saul Ewing LLP.

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