TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Catlin has appointed Rajiv Joshi as Construction Manager for Canada. Based in Toronto, Mr. Joshi will lead the development and growth of XL Catlin's Construction business in Canada. Commenting on the appointment, Ed Totten, Senior Vice President - Profit Center Head, Excess Casualty Construction, said: "Rajiv is an experienced leader and an excellent addition to our Construction team. He brings a wealth of experience in the insurance and constructions industries which will further strengthen our capabilities to develop and execute our local and international growth strategies." Mr. Joshi joins XL Catlin with 15 years of experience in insurance and construction. He most recently served as Vice President of Construction for Zurich in Canada. Previously he has lead RSA's Construction team in Ontario. Rajiv holds various international professional designations including Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) and Canadian Risk Management (CRM) from Canada, Associate, Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) from the UK and Fellow, Insurance Institute of India (FIII). He is also an instructor at the Insurance Institute of Canada. Nick Greggains, Chief Executive Officer for Canada, added: "The dynamic nature of the Construction sector in Canada calls for thoughtful and innovative risk management solutions. Rajiv's experience and deep understanding of the sector strengthens XL Catlin's growing team of Construction Leaders who partner with clients to meet their strategic needs across Canada and North America."