ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni S.p.A. Strengthens Broker Relationships and Enhances Distribution with Appointment of Marcello Lombardini - Argo Group

ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni S.p.A. Strengthens Broker Relationships and Enhances Distribution with Appointment of Marcello Lombardini

ROME – 15 October 2018 – ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni S.p.A., member of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance, today announced the appointment of Marcello Lombardini as Distribution and Business Development Director. Joining from Banca IFIS, where he was most recently a Senior Insurance Consultant, he will report to Giovanni Tucci, Managing Director of ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni.

Lombardini will grow ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni’s distribution network in order to increase share of the Italian market, also managing and developing existing broker relationships to better address and serve the needs of clients.

“Since we became part of the Argo Group in March we have been building a team that will help us fulfil our ambitions to become a market-leading platform in our target business segments across Italy,” said Tucci. “Marcello’s appointment is fundamental to our strategy, and his breadth of experience and networks across the industry will reinforce our market positioning.”

Lombardini comes to Argo with more than three decades of industry experience working for a range of carriers and brokers. He most recently served at Willis Italia where he spent more than six years – starting as a placement officer coordinating the work of 150 brokers and ultimately serving as the CEO of Willis General Agency Srl – an underwriting agency owned by Willis Italia. Earlier in his career, he was a broker with several companies, including Ital, Iniassi. He also served as Head of Broker Channels and Head of SME Business at Zurich Group in Italy.

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ABOUT ARGOGLOBAL ASSICURAZIONI S.p.A.

ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni S.p.A., is a specialty underwriter of property, marine, accident & health and liability insurance in the European market.  Market leading expertise, an innovative approach and focus on its customers, together with the substantial resources, financial strength and international scope of the Argo Group, support ArgoGlobal Assicurazioni’s position as a leading player in the Italian market. For more information, visit www.argo-global.it.

ABOUT ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, LTD.

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 www.argolimited.com.

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