Argo Group appoints Tony Cicio as new head of HR - Argo Group

Argo Group appoints Tony Cicio as new head of HR

HAMILTON, Bermuda – April 23, 2019 – Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced the appointment of Tony Cicio as chief human resources officer. Cicio will report to Argo Group CEO Mark E. Watson III.

“Our longstanding commitment to invest in our people lies at the very core of Argo’s values,” said Watson. “We continue to develop our employees to drive innovation and excellence with the conviction that our team gives us a competitive edge in today’s marketplace. Tony’s impressive track record in human resources, combined with his business and finance acumen, will help us further extend that talent advantage.”

Cicio joins Argo with 33 years of experience as a strategic business leader with a dual career path in finance and human resources. He served most recently as vice president, human resources at Samsung Electronics, and filled several senior human resources roles at Danone. He also served as chief financial officer at The Dannon Company, North America. Cicio began his career as an auditor at Deloitte in 1986.


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Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. Argo Group offers a full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims handling needs of businesses in two primary segments: U.S. Operations and International Operations. Argo Group’s insurance subsidiaries are A.M. Best-rated ‘A’ (Excellent) (third highest rating out of 16 rating classifications) with a stable outlook, and Argo Group’s U.S. insurance subsidiaries are Standard and Poor’s-rated ‘A-‘(Strong) with a positive outlook. More information on Argo Group and its subsidiaries is available at


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David Snowden
Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd.
Tel +1 210 321 2104


Peter Rigby, Nick Ravenscroft, Kuba Stawiski
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Tel +44 (0) 20 7562 4444

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