Argo International boosts professional indemnity

Argo International, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, has appointed James McPartland as an underwriter in its professional indemnity team. He takes up his new position with immediate effect and will report to Ryan Barnes, class underwriter.

McPartland has over a decade of experience as a professional indemnity underwriter in the Lloyd’s market. He joins Argo from Barbican Syndicate 1955, where, as senior underwriter, he was responsible for the consistent growth of the PI account. Prior to this, James spent six years as a professional indemnity underwriter with Hiscox.

Paul Kneafsey, active underwriter, said: “I am very pleased to welcome James to Argo. He is a skilled underwriter with extensive experience in the professional indemnity market. His appointment will reinforce our capabilities in this sector and ensure that we are well positioned to continue to develop an area of the business where we see significant opportunities for growth.”

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