HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Group plc's (NYSE: XL) reinsurance operations ("XL") today announced the appointment of Tim Fisher as Senior Vice President & Canadian Branch Manager.
Mr. Fisher, who reports to Managing Director & Head of Casualty Reinsurance in North America Christopher Buse, is responsible for leading XL's Toronto-based reinsurance underwriting team and ensuring the further development of existing industry relationships while building new ones throughout Canada.
Mr. Fisher has more than 25 years of experience in the reinsurance industry. Before taking on his new role, he was Senior Vice President & Underwriter in XL's Bermuda reinsurance operations. During his 12 years in Bermuda, Mr. Fisher was instrumental in helping to grow the reinsurance book of business which comprises a broad range of risks, including U.S. and International Property Catastrophe and Specialty risks. Prior to joining XL in 2000, he held progressively senior roles in claims and underwriting in the London market.
Commenting on Mr. Fisher's appointment, Mr. Buse said: " Canada is an important market for XL, and we are fortunate to have someone of Tim's caliber leading our operations. His vast industry experience and knowledge will fully complement the expertise within our existing Toronto team and help to further strengthen our presence in the Canadian market."About XL's reinsurance operations XL Group plc's reinsurance companies are among the world's leading reinsurers. They offer products that include aerospace, property, casualty, marine and specialty. The world's top insurers choose XL to help move their businesses forward. To learn more, visit xlgroup.com/reinsurance. About XL Group plc XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. XL is the company clients look to for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. Its principal offices are located at No.1 Hatch Street Upper, 4th Floor, Dublin 2, Ireland. To learn more, visit www.xlgroup.com Contact: Carol Parker TrottMedia Relations (441) 294-7290 SOURCE XL Group plc
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