ArgoGlobal names O’Gorman Head of Marine

Lloyd’s insurer ArgoGlobal has named Steve O’Gorman as head of Marine, effective immediately. He will report to Bruno Ritchie, director of underwriting and active underwriter. Philip Thorpe-Apps, former Head of marine, takes on an expanded position as global head of Marine and Energy.

O’Gorman joins from CNA Insurance where he was most recently European underwriting director – Transport & Logistics. Prior to this, O’Gorman served as European underwriting director for the renewable energy department.

He began his insurance career in 1984 as a marine hull, cargo and liability broker at Sedgwick, progressing to associate director of the cargo division before joining CNA as a senior underwriter for marine cargo in 1997.