Global insurer XL Catlin has created a new international venture which will be joined by a former AIG
The company has launched its new global retail accident and health business, appointing Patrick Corbett as global chief underwriting officer, insurance.
Corbett, who assumed his new role on May 3, joins XL Catlin from AIG
where he held several accident and health positions, the most recent being head of travel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Corbett brings to XL Catlin his more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry.
“Patrick has exactly the right experience and credentials to develop this product line and establish XL Catlin as the go to market for corporate entities,” said Neil Robertson, XL Catlin’s chief executive for specialty.
Robertson said the company’s new retail accident and health business aims to help amid an “increasingly risky international environment.”
“Our new retail Accident & Health offering will help corporate clients safeguard their talent, often said to be a company’s greatest asset, where they operate across the world,” he said.
Robertson added that the company’s life, accident and health business line led by Nigel Guillaume-Smith “creates synergies and opportunities for us to extend into the retail space.”
“In addition we can leverage our international network of offices and global program capabilities to deliver enhanced coverage, designed for today’s world,” Robertson said.