The use of drones has increased rapidly. In response, Argo Group launched Insure4Drones in March. The online portal, developed with approved Lloyd’s coverholder JRW Group, offers click-and-buy insurance products for operators of single or multiple drones in the United Kingdom.
Earned marine hull renewals in Asia
For Argo Group, success in Asia is vital for steady advancement overall. ArgoGlobal reached an agreement with Allied World to acquire renewal rights for that company’s marine hull business in Asia. Announced in August, this program is a central pillar in ArgoGlobal’s long-term strategy in Asia and an important move in maintaining Argo Group’s overall growth.
Moved smartly into cyber security
Argo Group is moving deeply yet smartly into cyber security. ArgoGlobal started a new cyber division in September and brought in Russell Heaton, an expert in this emerging field, to serve as cyber class underwriter for the division. At the same time, Argo Pro overhauled its cyber policy form to account for new knowledge in this rapidly evolving market.
Made surety customers’ experiences intimate, simple and digital
A focus of the company’s work is making the user experience of customers, agents and brokers intimate, simple and digital. Argo Surety has excelled at delivering this kind of experience. In May, the company created a digital application that makes it possible for its vast network of agents and brokers to access forms, templates and secure documents via their mobile devices, and thereby perform their day-to-day business faster and easier.