Arch appoints new head of professional indemnity


Arch appoints new head of professional indemnity

David Longley, head of professional indemnity, Arch Insurance International

Arch Insurance International has appointed David Longley as head of professional indemnity (PI) to manage its London Market SME and Large Account PI underwriting teams with a focus on further developing and expanding the portfolio. Longley will also provide technical oversight for Arch’s UK Regional and Australian PI underwriting teams.

Longley has more than 25 years of PI-focused underwriting experience. Most recently, he was deputy UK PI manager at AXA XL, having joined the company in 2011. He has also held PI underwriting roles at ACE Group and Liberty Mutual.

Based in London, Longley will report to Duncan Smith, head of professional lines, who said the appointment is a “significant step forward in Arch’s continued drive to increase our relevance to our brokers, strengthen our market standing and deliver informed solutions in response to evolving opportunities in this class”.

Arch Insurance International is part of Arch Capital Group and includes Arch Insurance UK and the P&C insurance operations of Arch Insurance (EU), as well as Arch’s insurance operations in Europe, Bermuda and Australia. Arch Capital Group, a publicly listed Bermuda exempted company, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries.

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