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XL Group’s insurance operations announced the appointment of two Senior Casualty Underwriters Large Corporates for Iberia & Latin America – Beatriz Rubio based in Madrid and Lorena Gutierrez based in Mexico – giving both regions’ large and multinational corporations increased local access to XL’s underwriting experience and global network to help address their complex risk management needs.

Bruno Laval, Regional Manager Iberia & Latin America, said: “Serving companies with complex, and often global, business risks is where XL Group and our underwriting expertise stand out. We’re especially pleased to attract talented insurance professionals like Beatriz and Lorena, who will help us better meet the needs of our clients in Iberia and Latin America, and continue exceeding our customers’ expectations with personal attention, service, innovation and tailored products.”

Alvaro Salamanca, Country Manager of XL Group’s insurance operation in Mexico, added: “Mexico is a flourishing market. This added force to our Casualty team allows us to take advantage of the many business opportunities in this important and growing market.”

Javier Morales, Regional Casualty Manager Iberia & Latin America added: “Beatriz and Lorena both have solid technical and commercial skills, a specialization in multinational accounts and a strong reputation in their respective markets. Beatriz rounds out a very talented team in Madrid. Lorena’s deep knowledge of the Mexican insurance market – not only in Casualty, but also in Environmental for Large Corporates and Middle Market companies – makes her a great addition to our team.”

Ms. Rubio joined XL Group on September 9th. She brings 17 years of experience in the insurance industry, nine of which have been focused on casualty underwriting. Prior to XL Group, Ms. Rubio worked for ACE European Group Ltd. and AON Re Iberia, among others. She holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas de Madrid (ICADE).

Ms. Gutierrez started with XL Group on September 30th. She has been working in the insurance industry for 13 years, ten of which she has spent underwriting casualty. Most recently Ms. Gutierrez held the role of Profit Center Manager Liabilities for AIG Mexico. She holds a bachelor degree in Actuary Sciences from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and is studying for a bachelor degree in Marketing from Universidad Latinoamericana.

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