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June 24, 2009

XL Insurance bolsters marine unit

by Richard Kilner

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XL Insurance has announced the appointment of Tracy Ann Kiffer as assistant VP and senior underwriter within the Excess Liability in its Marine & Offshore Energy (MOE) unit.

She joins XL from ACE Marine, New York, and has also worked for Aon Risk Services, CNA’s marine division — Marine Office of America Company (MOAC), Jardine Insurance Brokers and St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company in underwriting, managerial and broker positions.

Chief Marine and Offshore Energy Underwriter for the US Christopher Smith explained that, in common with many other areas, the marine industry is facing economic and risk management challenges.

Smith went on to express his pleasure at Kiffer’s appointment, particularly the decades of marine insurance experience and her educational background in maritime.

Kiffer will be directly responsible to Marine underwriting manager James Thielebeule.


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