Arch Reinsurance Company has announced that François Dagneau will be appointed to the position of CEO of the Arch Reinsurance Company Canada Branch. Dagneau will replace Patrick McGuiness, who is retiring from Arch.
Dagneau joins Arch Reinsurance Company’s Canadian operations with more than 25 years of experience, most recently at AON Benfield in Canada.
“We are thrilled to have François joining our team given his depth and breadth of experience,” said Jerome Halgan, president and CEO, Arch Reinsurance Company. “He has a deep knowledge of the Canadian reinsurance market, executive management experience, as well as a strong background in both underwriting and analytics.”
In addition the company also announced that Rhonda Harvey, who has been a major contributor to Arch Reinsurance Company’s development in Canada since 2011 will assume the role of chief agent of the branch going forward, in addition to her current responsibilities as chief underwriting officer, reporting to François.