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XLGroup plc (“XL” or the “Company”) (NYSE: XL) today announced that Claus-Michael“Michael” Dill has joined the Company’s Board of Directors.


Mr. Dill, a former board member of Catlin Group Limited,has close to three decades of experience in the insurance industry, includingholding senior positions at (re)insurance companies in Germany and Switzerland.Among his past roles are Chief Financial Officer of Vereinte Insurance AG inMunich, Chief Executive Officer of Switzerland General Insurance AG – both partof the Swiss Re Group, and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Konzern AG in Cologneand Executive Committee Member of AXA Group, Paris.

Commenting on the appointment, XL Catlin’s Chairman,Eugene McQuade, said: “We welcome Michael to the Board. As we move forward inthis new phase of the Company’s strategic advancement, having access toMichael’s wealth of industry experience and knowledge will be extremelyvaluable. Also, as we continue with the integration of Catlin, both Michael andStephen Catlin, who together have 70 years of global insurance experience, willbe able to provide useful perspectives as industry veterans and former Catlinboard members. We look forward to tapping into their insights and to having themfully complement the contributions of other board members.”

Mr. Dill currently serves onthe board of several (re)insurance, financial planning and asset managementcompanies, including as the Vice Chairman of the board of Huk Coburg AG, aGerman auto, life and health mutual insurance company, and as a supervisoryboard member of MLP AG, a German personal financial planning and wealthmanagement public company. He has a PhD in Economics from the University ofMunich, Germany.

AboutXL Group plc

XL Group plc (NYSE:XL), through its subsidiaries andunder the XL Catlin brand, is a global insurance and reinsurance companyproviding property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercialand professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughoutthe world.   Clients look to XL Catlin for answers to their mostcomplex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit