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XL Catlin today announced the promotion of Mike MacColl to the position of Global Practice Leader for Hull with immediate effect. Previously, Mr. MacColl held the role of Head of Hull for the UK.

Commenting, Rob McAdams, Chief Underwriting Officer for Global Marine at XL Catlin, said: “Mike has proven to be a hugely valuable member of the UK Marine team in the 12 months he’s been with XL Catlin, and I am delighted that he has stepped into this new position. His strength of leadership and experience will be key as we drive strategic, profitable expansion across our marine business and continue to provide a superior service to our clients.”

Mr. MacColl takes on the role from Mike Talbot, who is retiring after a professional career spanning 50 years. “On behalf our Global Marine team, I’d like to thank Mike for his many contributions and insights, which have helped steer the development of our marine book and ensure we remain a preeminent leader in this core class.” said Mr. McAdams.

Mr. MacColl has more than 30 years' experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining XL Catlin, he held several positions at Talbot Underwriting. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, and has been a Member of the Joint Hull Committee at Lloyd's since 2016.

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