New head of marine & energy, reinsurance, at Ariel Re

Argo Group subsidiary Ariel Re has named David Martin to the role of Head of Marine & Energy, Reinsurance, effective immediately.

Ariel Re said that Martin brought more than 30 years’ experience to the role. He joins from Tokio Millennium Re, where he most recently served as Head of UK underwriting.

Martin will report to Matthew Wilken, Deputy Global Head of reinsurance at Ariel Re. He will work alongside Emily Leitch, senior specialty reinsurance underwriter. Wilken said that Martn had “a consistent and exceptional track record of growing successful books of business from the ground up”.