Argo appoints CUO and CCO to US team


Re/insurer Argo has expanded its US team by appointing Frank Mike-Mayer as chief underwriting officer (CUO) and Mark Wade as chief claims officer (CCO).

In the role of CUO, Mike-Mayer will guide, develop and executive Argo Group US’ underwriting strategies and policies supporting retention, growth, and profitability of the company’s total portfolio of businesses.

Serving as CCO, Wade is responsible for the overall strategic direction, executive leadership and management of Argo Group US claims operations, focusing on the consistent execution of claims functions and operational excellence.

Mike-Mayer joins Argo from AIG commercial where he served as head of technical underwriting. Before joining AIG Commercial in 2012, Mike-Mayer served in several senior roles with Zurich North America, ACE and Reliance National.

Wade joins the Bermuda-based re/insurer following his role as appointed executive director of the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. Prior to his appointment, Wade served as deputy superintendent for property and casualty insurance at New York State’s Department of Financial Services.

Before entering public service in 2014, Wade served in several senior roles with Arch Insurance Group, Zurich North America, and Marsh USA.

“Frank and Mark are experienced leaders representing a broad range of underwriting, claims and management expertise with proven track records of supporting operational excellence, improving profitability and executing key strategies and priorities,” said Kevin Rehnberg, president, Argo Group US. “We are pleased this top talent is joining our organisation.”

Argo, Frank Mike-Mayer, Mark Wade, Kevin Rehnberg, Bermuda, North America

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