Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (ARGO), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance, announced the appointment of Manuel Moreno to the newly created position of chief underwriting officer of Latin America, effective immediately.
In this role, Moreno will be responsible for the strategy and execution of all underwriting operations within the Latin America market. Moreno will report to Jorge Cazar, head of Latin America at Argo Group.
“Manuel Moreno is an exceptional individual with the skills to support Argo in our ongoing expansion in Latin America,” said Cazar. “Our operations in the region have grown as we continuously identify opportunities to expand our footprint in this market. Manuel’s experience will prove invaluable, and I look forward to working with him.”
Manuel Moreno joins Argo Group with more than 20 years of industry experience. Previously, he worked at Willis Towers Watson as energy regional industry leader for Latin America. Prior to that, he served as vice president of energy and engineered risk of AIG’s Latin America operations. During his career, Moreno has held several other managerial positions in the region, including energy director for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean for AIG; property, energy and marine manager for the Colombian market at AIG; and facultative property and energy director for the Colombian market at Aon Benfield. Moreno holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a postgraduate degree in markets from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia.
ABOUT ARGO GROUP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, LTD. Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is an international 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 stable outlook.
More information on Argo Group and its subsidiaries is available at www.argolimited.com.
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