James TUPLIN appointed as Head of Cyber & Technology, Media and Telecoms, International at XL Catlin

23 March 2017 — Daniela GHETU
XL Catlin's insurance operations today announced the appointment of James TUPLIN as Head of Cyber & Technology, Media and Telecoms, International. In this role, Mr. TUPLIN is responsible for the underwriting of Cyber insurance, as well as Professional Indemnity insurance for the Technology and Media sectors. He is based in London.

According to PwC, the Cyber insurance market is set to reach USD 7.5 billion by 2020 and hence is a key area of development for the insurance market.

Commenting, Louise DENNERSTAHL, XL Catlin's Head of International Financial Lines - Insurance, said: "There is a clear requirement for Cyber coverage amongst clients and we are delighted that James has joined us as Head of Cyber & TMT. He is a respected figure in the market, known for his expertise in Cyber insurance and his knowledge of the technology sector. I am convinced that he has the right skillset to lead our international underwriting efforts successfully for these high profile and complex insurance solutions."

Mr. TUPLIN has nearly 15 years' experience in the insurance industry. He joins XL Catlin from QBE where he spent three years as Cyber & TMT Portfolio Manager, with responsibility for growing the cyber portfolio in Europe. He previously held the role of Senior Technology PI and Cyber Underwriter at Allianz Insurance PLC, where he was instrumental in launching a Technology PI solution. Prior to this, Mr. TUPLIN spent 10 years at Zurich Global Corporate, where he held various underwriting positions specialising in Errors & Omissions and Professional Indemnity insurance, in the UK and Canada.

About XL Catlin's Insurance Operations

XL Catlin insurance companies offer property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty insurance products globally. Businesses that are moving the world forward choose XL Catlin as their partner. To learn more, visit xlcatlin.com.

About XL Catlin

XL Catlin is the global brand used by XL Group Ltd's (NYSE:XL) insurance and reinsurance companies which provide property, casualty, professional and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world.  Clients look to XL Catlin for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit xlcatlin.com.

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