Arch taps Beazley talent to lead A&H and contingency business
Arch Insurance International, a part of Arch Capital Group, has appointed Beazley's Chris Rackliffe as head of accident & health and contingency.
Rackliffe is set to join the company in late 2021.
Most recently, he was head of contingency and life accident & health at Beazley, having joined the company in 2005. Prior to that, Rackliffe was a managing director at HCC Specialty responsible for contingency and sports disability insurance. Rackliffe has over 25 years of experience in the accident & health and contingency insurance sectors.
In his new role, Rackliffe will be responsible for all aspects of the continued development and growth of Arch’s accident & health and contingency portfolio.
Based in London, he will report to Lino Leoni, SVP and chief underwriting officer for specialty, energy, marine and financial lines.
Leoni said: “Chris is one of the most respected practitioners operating in the accident & health and contingency markets reflecting his breadth of knowledge and ability to develop comprehensive, relevant coverage. We see significant opportunities within the contingency insurance arena to strengthen our market position and are delighted to have someone of his calibre to lead our expansion in this sector.”