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June 13, 2011

XL opens Birmingham underwriting office

by Richard Kilner

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XL Insurance has announced that it has opened its new underwriting office in Birmingham.

At the same time, Gary Waterfield has been appointed as senior casualty underwriter, Middle Markets, bringing almost two decades of broking and underwriting experience to his new position.

Waterfield, who joins the firm from Zurich Financial Services in Birmingham, is particularly experienced in SMEs and larger corporate risks.

Whilst with Zurich Financial Services, he held responsibility for underwriting and business development in his capacity as regional construction manager.

Chief Underwriting Officer UK Middle Market Denis Burniston stated that XL’s new underwriting office was ideally placed to service the firm’s expanding regional customer base, especially in the Midlands.

Burniston went on to say that Waterfield’s experience and contacts would help the firm to flourish in the Midlands, and that the firm was looking to increase its underwriting capabilities into the future.

 

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