January 14, 2020 – ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, today announced the appointment of Jeremy Shallow as head of International Specialty and Ross MacDonald as head of non-US International Casualty, reporting to John Moffatt, active underwriter of Syndicate 1200 and Nigel Mortimer, head of International Casualty, respectively. Both appointments are effective immediately.
“ArgoGlobal is gearing up for a strong 2020 as we look to capitalise on the significant opportunities in the market,” said Moffatt. “ArgoGlobal has a wealth of talent within its business, and we are determined to nurture our team as we grow. Jeremy and Ross are outstanding underwriters with a deep understanding of their respective business areas. I look forward to working closely with them both as we enter the new year.”
With more than 14 years of industry experience, Shallow joined Argo from Aspen in January 2016 as class underwriter, credit and political risks and has been integral in the significant growth and diversification of Argo’s established book. He began his career with WestLB AG (now Portigon Financial Services) in 2005.
MacDonald joined Argo in January 2016 with nearly two decades of insurance experience and has led the syndicate General Liability team since May 2017. Prior to joining Argo, he spent five years at Zurich, where he ran the Casualty Specialty lines underwriting team. He also held previous roles as a broker at both JLT and Marsh.