Wilken promoted to president of Argo Re


Matthew Wilkin, who worked previously cheif underwriting officer, property risks, has been promoted to president of Argo Re. In his new role Wilkin will oversee the company's property catastrophe reinsruance operations based in Bermuda.

Wilkin takes over from Andrew Carrier, who has held dual roles as group chief underwriting officer for Argo Group and president of Argo Re since 2011 and led the formation of Argo Re. 

Argo Group CEO Mark Watson said: "Andrew and Matthew and the entire team at Argo Re have done an excellent job establishing a meaningful Bermuda-based reinsurance platform for Argo Group over the past five years. Since 2011, Andrew has had the additional responsibility of overseeing enterprise-wide underwriting for business that has expanded in both scope and geography. This is an ideal time to turn the helm of Argo Re over to Matthew, whose proven leadership and underwriting skills are well-respected at Argo Group and throughout the industry.”

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