Argo Group subsidiary ArgoGlobal has appointed Michael Scala as chief underwriting officer, Asia Pacific.
Scala will report to Veronica Grigg, chief executive officer, ArgoGlobal Asia. Since 2014, he has been a management consultant for high performance broking.
“Mike is a talented leader with experience across the Asia Pacific region,” said Grigg. “At ArgoGlobal, we see Asia Pacific as a key growth area, and with Mike joining the Asian leadership team we are confident of achieving our ambitious plans for the region.”
Scala has more than 35 years’ experience in the insurance sector. He joined QBE in 1994 and progressed through a series of senior roles, first joining as a commercial manager in Western Australia, then serving as general manager, insurance brokers at QBE Asia Pacific, before eventually becoming head of US P&C at QBE Insurance North America in 2010.
ArgoGlobal is the trading brand of Syndicate 1200 at Lloyd’s, managed by Argo Managing Agency. The Syndicate offers worldwide property, aerospace, marine, energy, specialty and non-US liability insurance.
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