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Thomas A. Poland, Vice President, Inland Marine, Colony Specialty (Photo: Business Wire)

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Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: AGII), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, announced today that Thomas A. Poland has joined Argo Group as vice president to head the new Inland Marine unit of Colony Specialty.

Thomas A. Poland, Vice President, Inland Marine, Colony Specialty (Photo: Business Wire)

Thomas A. Poland, Vice President, Inland Marine, Colony Specialty (Photo: Business Wire)

The company’s broad portfolio of Inland Marine products will include: customer goods in transit, motor truck cargo legal liability, contractor’s equipment, rigger’s liability, builder’s risk and renovation projects, installation floaters, commercial output policies, warehouse legal liability, and a variety of floaters.

Previously, Mr. Poland served as regional marine product line manager at Seneca / Crum & Forster and has held similar roles at Fireman’s Fund Insurance and Reliance Insurance. He has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Radford University and is a certified insurance counselor (CIC). Mr. Poland is also a member of the Southeast IMUA chapter. In his new role, he will be based in Colony Specialty’s Alpharetta, Georgia office.

“We are excited about expanding Colony Specialty’s suite of products to include Inland Marine, and very pleased to have Tom join our team to lead that charge,” said Michael Fleischer, chief underwriting officer, excess and surplus lines. “Tom’s recognized expertise and market knowledge will help give us immediate traction in the Inland Marine market.”

About Colony Specialty

Colony Specialty is the brand name that refers to a group of U.S. licensed excess and surplus lines insurers with Argo Group. Colony Specialty insurers write business in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and provide a market for insurance that covers hard-to-place risks not written by the standard markets. Non-standard risks have unusual underwriting characteristics and can include risks or capacity risks where clients seek a higher level of coverage. For more information about Colony Specialty, go to:

About Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: AGII) is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. Through its operating subsidiaries, Argo Group offers a full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims handling needs of businesses in four primary segments: Excess & Surplus Lines, Commercial Specialty, International Specialty and Syndicate 1200. Argo Group’s worldwide insurance subsidiaries are rated ‘A’ (Excellent) by A.M. Best with a stable outlook and its U.S. insurance subsidiaries are rated ‘A-’ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s with a stable outlook. For more information, visit

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