XL Catlin poaches Liberty executive for energy role


XL Catlin has strengthened its insurance claims team with the appointment of Oliver Newick as global practice leader for energy, property & construction claims.

Newick joins XL Catlin from Liberty International, where he held the position of global practice leader for energy, construction & marine claims. He has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, fulfilling a variety of claims and loss adjustment roles, serving a wide range of businesses across multiple territories.

Anthony Vidovich, XL Catlin’s global head of claims, said: “We are focused on delivering excellence in claims service, wherever and whenever needed. Oliver shares our vision, motivation and ambition and has the experience to ensure we deliver the globally consistent, but market flexible service that we promise to our clients. This service mission is at the core of our business and similarly reflects Oliver’s approach to claims.

“In his new role Oliver will be responsible for managing a team of practice leaders and will be part of our global claims leadership team. He will be based in London, UK and I am delighted to welcome him to XL Catlin.”

Doug Howat, chief executive, for energy, property and construction, insurance, added: “Close collaboration between claims and underwriting drives our product innovation. With Oliver as our technical claims partner in energy, property & construction, I am confident that we are well positioned to truly deliver market leading service to our clients.”

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