ArgoGlobal Strengthens Dubai Operations with the Appointment of Noel Praveen - Argo Group

ArgoGlobal Strengthens Dubai Operations with the Appointment of Noel Praveen

LONDON – October 15, 2019 – ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, today announced the appointment of Noel Praveen, senior underwriter casualty and professional lines – Dubai, effective immediately. Praveen will report to Samir Hemsi, chief underwriting officer MENA region at ArgoGlobal in Dubai.

“Noel is an outstanding underwriter, recognised for his excellent technical skills, who will be a great addition to the Dubai team,” said Hemsi. “I would like to welcome him to ArgoGlobal Dubai and am confident that his hire will strengthen the company’s widely respected casualty and professional lines in MENA.”

Praveen has more than 12 years of industry experience and joins from Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company, where he worked as liability/financial/ property lines underwriter. Previously, he was senior manager, liability and financial lines at AON Global India and senior manager, FINPRO at Marsh India.



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 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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