30 September 2016News

Arch Insurance hires two senior VPs

Arch Insurance Group (Arch Insurance), a member of Bermuda-based re/insurer Arch Capital Group, has appointed two senior vice presidents (VP): James Slate and Carol Adams.

Based in New Jersey, Slate will be head of A&H for Arch Insurance’s US office. He will succeed Richard Richiski who retired earlier this year and in this role, he will have management oversight for Arch’s US-based A&H underwriting and sales teams, reporting to Michael Price, chief underwriting officer, Arch Insurance Group.

Prior to Arch Insurance, Slate served as head of A&H, US, at AIG. During his 26 years of experience within the industry, he has held senior A&H and travel management and underwriting positions with AIG and Allianz with territorial responsibility for US, Canada, China, Japan, India, Singapore and Australia.

“We are excited to add Jim to our senior leadership team. Over the past five years we have built a strong foundation in our Accident & Health division,” said Price.

“As we continue to expand our US product portfolio, Jim’s global experience, along with our global network that gives us access to admitted capabilities in over 60 countries, further strengthens our ability to help our clients protect their employees wherever they do business around the world.”

Adams has been appointed as senior VP, underwriting for A&H (US) and will be reporting to Slate.