XL Catlin appoints global chief underwriting officer from Swiss Re

Executive boasts more than 25 years’ experience and is a casualty lines specialist

XL Catlin appoints global chief underwriting officer from Swiss Re

Insurance News

By Lyle Adriano

The insurance operation of XL Catlin has appointed Nancy Bewlay as global chief underwriting officer for it casualty insurance arm.

Bewlay’s appointment is effective April 17.

As global chief underwriting officer, Bewlay will assume underwriting and portfolio management for all of XL Catlin’s casualty insurance coverage around the world. She will be based in Stamford, Connecticut and will report to chief executive of insurance underwriting Neil Robertson.

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Bewlay has more than 25 years of experience in reinsurance, with a focus on primary and excess specialty casualty lines. She was most recently managing director and head of casualty for the US and Canada for Swiss Re.

“Nancy’s intense casualty underwriting experience will be invaluable in monitoring our casualty exposure worldwide, refining our underwriting performance, and growing our casualty businesses by developing innovative casualty coverage that addresses our clients’ changing business risks,” said Robertson.

Bewlay is a graduate of Catholic University. She began her career in insurance as an underwriter for General Star Management Company, in the excess/umbrella division.

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