Arch Insurance International has appointed Chris Rackliffe as its new head of accident & health and contingency.
Rackliffe is a market-leading figure in the accident & health and contingency insurance sectors, according to the insurer, boasting 25 years of industry experience.
Most recently, he was the head of contingency and life accident & health at Beazley, having joined the company in 2005. He also previously served as the managing director at HCC Specialty Ltd, where he was responsible for contingency and sports disability insurance.
In his new role, Rackliffe will be responsible for all aspects of continued development and growth of the insurer’s accident & health and contingency portfolio.
He will join Arch Insurance in late 2021 and report to Lino Leoni, the SVP and chief underwriting officer for specialty, energy, marine, and financial lines.
Commenting on the announcement, Leoni said: “Chris is one of the most respected practitioners operating in the accident & health and contingency markets reflecting his breadth of knowledge and ability to develop comprehensive, relevant coverage.
“We see significant opportunities within the contingency insurance arena to strengthen our market position and are delighted to have someone of his calibre to lead our expansion in this sector.”