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XL Catlin’s insurance operations today announced that it has appointed Elie Hanna as Head of Central Broker Management. He reports to Philippe Gouraud, Head of Strategic Client and Broker Management, Insurance.

Based in London, Mr. Hanna will be responsible for managing XL Catlin’s strategic relationships with brokers for the Insurance segment. Part of this work will involve looking at how XL Catlin engages with its key trading partners, setting broker engagement best practices, and working with both distribution and underwriting teams to identify innovative broker distribution methods and channels, in line with XL Catlin’s business objectives.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Gouraud said: “In this rapidly changing business environment, we want to make sure we have strong analytics and insights that help us more deeply understand what is and is not working in our trading relationships. By leveraging data and technology, we will be better informed and positioned to enhance these relationships, we will also be able to identify and establish new ones.

“I am therefore delighted to welcome Elie to our experienced team. His ability in data and analytics, as well as his underwriting and field experience, will enhance our ability to continually improve our broker relationships around the world. The quality of our trading relationships with our brokers is a key reason for our growth in recent years. With Elie joining our team, we will continue to better understand our markets and the needs of our brokers, and improve further the high levels of service our clients have come to expect from XL Catlin.”

Mr. Hanna joins XL Catlin from AXA, where he worked as Global Head of Mid-Market and Broker Engagement. Prior to that, he worked at AIG for more than 10 years in both underwriting and senior distribution roles in London and across the Middle East.   # # # # # #

About XL Catlin’s Insurance Operations

XL Catlin insurance companies offer property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty insurance products globally. Businesses that are moving the world forward choose XL Catlin as their partner. To learn more, visit

About XL Catlin

XL Catlin is the global brand used by XL Group Ltd’s (NYSE:XL) insurance and reinsurance companies which provide property, casualty, professional and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. Clients look to XL Catlin for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit


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