ArgoGlobal Appoints John Moffatt to Serve as Active Underwriter for Syndicate 1200 - Argo Group

ArgoGlobal Appoints John Moffatt to Serve as Active Underwriter for Syndicate 1200

LONDON – July 29, 2019 – ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, today announced the appointment of John Moffatt to serve as active underwriter for Syndicate 1200, subject to regulatory approval. Moffatt will report to Matt Harris, group head of International operations.

“ArgoGlobal continues to strengthen a growing bench of top-tier talent, and I’m pleased to have John in this critical position,” said Harris. “John’s proven track record and long-standing relationships within Lloyd’s will serve us well as we continue to reposition our Lloyd’s book of business.”

With more than 25 years of industry experience specializing in international direct, facultative and coverholder business, Moffatt previously served as the head of ArgoGlobal’s specialty business since 2015. He joined ArgoGlobal in 2010 as class underwriter for accident and health before assuming responsibility as deputy of the property division in 2013. He previously served at QBE European Operations managing their accident and health portfolio.

Steve Eccles formerly served as Syndicate 1200 active underwriter. He will immediately commence leave from the office. “We appreciate Steve’s contributions to our International business and wish him the best in his future endeavours,” said Harris.


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ArgoGlobal is the trading brand of Syndicate 1200 at Lloyd’s, managed by Argo Managing Agency Ltd. The Syndicate offers worldwide property, marine, energy, specialty and non-U.S. liability insurance. Market-leading expertise, knowledge, an innovative approach and focus on its customers, together with the substantial resources, financial strength and international scope of the Argo Group, support ArgoGlobal’s position as a leading player in the Lloyd’s Market. For more information, visit



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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