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March 14, 2011

XL bolsters Space Underwriting unit

by Richard Kilner

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XL Insurance has announced that it has bolstered its Space Underwriting unit with the appointment of Robert C. Schenone as senior vice president and class underwriter.

Schenone is to be based in New York and will be directly responsible to the head of Space Underwriting, Chris Kunstadter.

Prior to joining XL he worked for Sciemus Ltd as head of the Americas operation and lead satellite underwriter.

Global Aerospace Chief Underwriting Officer Christopher O’Gwen explained that underwriting space risks requires a particular expertise and specialist knowledge, and that Schenone had accumulated this during his long career.

O’Gwen welcomed the extensive experience Schenone brought to the unit, having worked as both an underwriter and broker with possession of satellite and aviation insurance expertise.

 

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