11 June 2014News

XL expands financial lines team with LatAm underwriting hire

XL Group has announced the appointment of Ana Dores as senior professional indemnity underwriter for Iberia and Latin America.

The hire comes as part of XL’s growth strategy whereby it aims to expand its financial lines team across Europe and Latin America, due to increased need for professional indemnity insurance cover in today’s rapidly changing and complex business world.

Dores is based in Madrid and reports to Javier Ybarra, financial lines regional underwriting manager for Iberia and Latin America.

Javier Ybarra comments: “I’m truly delighted to have Ana join us. Her expertise will bring great value to our Iberian and Latin American clients, helping them manage their professional liability risk exposures so they can focus on moving their businesses forward. Ana’s local market knowledge and strong underwriting skills in professional indemnity makes her a great fit for this role.”

Bruno Laval, regional manager for Iberia and Latin America, adds: “I’m thrilled to welcome another talented underwriter to our growing team in Spain. The opportunity to bring XL Group’s financial lines expertise, and deliver greater value, to our clients in Iberia and Latin America is truly exciting.”

Dores started her career as a financial lines underwriter, covering a wide range of products, including D&O and PI. Before joining XL Group she was at AIG and Liberty International Underwriters.