XL Catlin appoints new cyber head


XL Catlin’s insurance operations has appointed James Tuplin as head of cyber and technology, media and telecoms, International.

Tuplin is based in London and will be responsible for the underwriting of cyber insurance, as well as professional indemnity insurance for the technology and media sectors.

XL Catlin pointed out that according to PwC the cyber insurance market is set to reach $7.5 billion by 2020 and hence is a key area of development for the insurance market.

"There is a clear requirement for cyber coverage amongst clients and we are delighted that James has joined us as head of cyber and TMT," said Louise Dennerståhl, XL Catlin’s head of international financial lines – insurance.

"He is a respected figure in the market, known for his expertise in cyber insurance and his knowledge of the technology sector. I am convinced that he has the right skillset to lead our international underwriting efforts successfully for these high profile and complex insurance solutions."

Tuplin joins XL Catlin from QBE where he spent three years as cyber and TMT portfolio manager, with responsibility for growing the cyber portfolio in Europe. He previously held the role of senior technology PI and cyber underwriter at Allianz Insurance, where he was instrumental in launching a technology PI solution. Before this, Tuplin spent 10 years at Zurich Global Corporate, where he held various underwriting positions specialising in errors and omissions and professional indemnity insurance, in the UK and Canada.

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