Argo Names McCartney Group Head of Ceded Reinsurance

Argo Group Names Tom McCartney as Group Head of Ceded Reinsurance

New York – January 29, 2021 – Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO), an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance, today announced Tom McCartney as group head of ceded reinsurance, based in Chicago. Katie Partington Howarth previously served in this role and is leaving the company.

“Tom has been closely involved in shaping Argo’s reinsurance strategy,” says Tim Carter, executive vice president, chief underwriting officer. “His strong technical skills and relationships in the market make him ideally suited for this important role. We look forward to working with Tom as we look to build on our past success.

“We would also like to thank Katie for her contributions and wish her the best in the future.”

McCartney joined Argo in February 2020 and has served as vice president of ceded reinsurance for the Americas. Before joining Argo, McCartney served as vice president of ceded reinsurance for Allied World in Bermuda from 2012 to 2018. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in economics and political science. 

ABOUT ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD.
Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is an underwriter of specialty insurance products in the property and casualty market. Argo 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 and its insurance subsidiaries are rated ‛A-’ by Standard & Poor’s. Argo’s insurance subsidiaries are rated ‛A-’ by A.M. Best. More information on Argo and its subsidiaries is available at argogroup.com.

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