Argenta announces succession plan and CEO retirement

Argenta announces succession plan and CEO retirement 150 150 Haggie Partners

Argenta Holdings Limited (“Argenta”) announces the retirement of Group CEO and Managing Director of Argenta Syndicate Management Limited (“ASML”), Andrew Annandale as at 31st December 2022. He will be succeeded in both roles by ASML’s Deputy Managing Director and Chief Actuary, Nick Moore, subject to all necessary regulatory and Lloyd’s approvals. Moore is a qualified actuary and has been with Argenta for over 13 years. Prior to Argenta, he was at Swiss Re and the Corporation of Lloyd’s.

Annandale became Group CEO of Argenta in 2006 and has had a career spanning more than thirty-five years in the Lloyd’s Market. He served as Managing Director of Argenta Private Capital Limited, its Members’ Agency subsidiary, before moving to run the Managing Agency side of the business in June 2008. He has overseen the successful growth of Argenta’s businesses as well as its acquisition by Hannover Re in July 2017.

Sven Althoff, Chairman of Argenta and Member of the Executive Board of Hannover Re said, “I would like to thank Andrew for his significant contribution to the development of Argenta. Through Andrew’s leadership, all Argenta entities have transformed to their current excellent position in the market. Andrew’s dedication to Argenta as well as his ambition for the business have driven the success of the Group. Under his leadership, Argenta has become the successful business we see today with firm foundations to enable future growth and development. I wish Andrew all the very best for his retirement.”

Althoff added, “Nick has successfully undertaken a number of leadership roles to date within Argenta and I look forward to working closely with him to drive the next chapter in the development of the Group.”

John Whiter, Chairman of ASML, added, “Andrew and I have built an excellent working relationship over many years and I would like to congratulate him on his many achievements. He has been instrumental in the successful development of Argenta. I do wish Andrew a happy and healthy retirement and look forward to hearing of his plans for the future”.

Nick Moore, Deputy Managing Director and Chief Actuary of ASML said: “I would like to thank Andrew for his collegiality and guidance as the leader of our businesses. His influence has been fundamental in building Argenta and steering the Executive team. I now look forward to taking on the new roles and working with the excellent team at Argenta. I am convinced that we are well positioned to tackle the challenges of the future and will continue to build our businesses successfully.”