ArgoGlobal appoints Michael Thompson as Hull Class Underwriter

ArgoGlobal, which in August acquired the renewal rights for Allied World’s marine hull business in Asia, has appointed Michael Thompson as Hull Class Underwriter. Reporting to Steve O’Gorman, Head of Marine Mr Thompson takes up the role with immediate effect.

He joins from Endurance Syndicate 5151 where he was Head of Hull and Liability Underwriting. Previously he had been Senior Hull and Liability Underwriter at Swiss Re. He also serves on the Joint Hull Committee and chairs the Navigating Limits Subcommittee.

Mr O’Gorman said: “There are clear opportunities for ArgoGlobal in the marine hull sector. Michael is a recognised expert in this market and has the expertise, track record and experience to realise the advantages conferred by our Group structure and international offices.”