Argo Pro appoints new executives


Argo Pro, a subsidiary of Bermuda-based specialty re/insurer Argo Group, has appointed Mary Henderson as senior vice president, head of financial institutions, and Dan Gmelin as vice president, underwriting, architects and engineers (A&E).

According to the company, Henderson will work to expand Argo Pro’s presence in the financial institutions market through new product offerings, reporting to president of Argo Pro Craig Landi.

Gmelin will report to SVP, E&O underwriting at Argo Pro, Bill Kelly, and will manage the architects and engineers book of business.

“Mary and Dan have a great depth of experience in the insurance industry and proven leadership success,” said Landi. “It is an honour to have such talented individuals join our team.”

“I am confident that we have mapped out a strategic and profitable path to grow our book of business,” said Kelly added. “Argo Pro's recent hires will continue to build our best-in-class underwriting team.”

Henderson was previously at Travelers Companies, where she spent 14 years, serving most recently as regional vice president. Prior to that, she was assistant vice president, financial and professional insurance broker at Marsh and McClennan Companies.

Prior to joining Argo, Gmelin was at Hiscox Insurance Company, where he most recently served as senior vice president and manager of the A&E book of business. Gmelin was one of the first employees at Hiscox in the US and helped build the region’s book of business, according to the statement. He worked with all of Hiscox’s professional liability products including A&E, miscellaneous E&O, allied healthcare technology, cyber and general liability.

Before joining Hiscox, Gmelin held a senior underwriter position at Professional Indemnity Agency. He was also a financial advisor with CIBC Oppenheimer’s High Net Worth Private Client Group.

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