NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Touting a new risk appetite for large Primary Casualty accounts, the insurance operations of XL Group plc (NYSE: XL) is also announcing new underwriting talent with the appointment of Barbara Luck as Chief Underwriting Officer in its North America Primary Casualty business. Ms. Luck will assume her new position on August 13. She will report to Ken Riegler, President of XL Group's North America Primary Casualty unit and will be based in New York.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Riegler said: "With a strong drive to help North America's largest corporations address their primary casualty insurance needs, and a new risk appetite to match, we are excited to have Barbara join our team. Her extensive underwriting management experience will be a valuable asset to maintain our disciplined underwriting and ensure profitable growth."
"She will work with our US Risk Management, Multinational Casualty and Middle Market teams to establish underwriting strategies, guidelines and pricing," noted Mr. Riegler. "Under her guidance, our underwriting teams will be well informed and equipped to make knowledgeable underwriting decisions and develop creative solutions to help our clients address their casualty exposures both domestically and internationally."
Ms. Luck joins XL from ACE USA where she most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer of its ACE Risk Management division. She also served as Chief Underwriting Officer for ACE's National Accounts and held positions as Branch Underwriting Manager and Vice President of Business Development. Prior to her 11-year tenure with ACE, Ms. Luck held various casualty management, brokerage and underwriting positions at Marsh, Zurich and AIG. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton.About XL's Insurance Operations XL Group plc's insurance companies offer property, casualty, professional and specialty insurance products globally. Businesses that are moving the world forward choose XL as their partner. To learn more, visit xlgroup.com/insurance. XL Group is the global brand used by XL Group plc's insurance subsidiaries.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV