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XL Group plc’s (NYSE: XL) (“XL”) reinsurance operations today announced the appointment of Marcus Gonzales as General Manager UK Branch and Head of International Casualty based in London.

Mr. Gonzales brings with him a wealth of experience gained most recently at Aspen Re, London, where he was Head of International Casualty Reinsurance responsible for overseeing the development of the Casualty Reinsurance business outside of the U.S.

During his 20 year insurance career, Mr. Gonzales spent over 15 years at General Reinsurance where he held a number of senior positions in the U.S. and UK before being appointed Casualty & Financial Lines Facultative Manager UK & Ireland in 2006.

Commenting on the appointment, David Watson,Chief Executive Officer, Europe/Asia Pacific, for XL’s reinsurance operations said: “Marcus’ appointment is great news as he further strengthens our underwriting expertise in the UK.He is highly regarded in the industry and an accomplished manager who is well positioned to deliver our strategic objectives for the UK branch.”

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About XL Group plc

XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world.

XL is the company clients look to for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. Its principal offices are located at No.1 Hatch Street Upper, 4th Floor, Dublin 2, Ireland. To learn more, visit

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