XL Catlin Names New Global Practice Leader for Casualty Claims

Jan 28, 2016, 08:00 ET from XL Catlin

HARTFORD, Connecticut, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Catlin's Global Claims operation has appointed Cynthia Koehler as Global Practice Leader for Casualty claims.  In her new role, Ms. Koehler is responsible for overseeing a global casualty claims team of technical practice leaders that drive the resolution of XL Catlin's largest, most complex casualty claims. Based in Hartford, Ms. Koehler reports to XL Catlin's Global Head of Claims Anthony Vidovich. 

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Vidovich said: "At XL Catlin we are focused on delivering excellence in claims service, wherever and whenever needed. Cindy shares our vision, motivation and ambition and has the experience to ensure we deliver the globally consistent, but market flexible service that we promise to our clients.  This service mission is at the core of our business and similarly reflects Cindy's approach to claims."

Ms. Koehler's global responsibilities include establishing best practices across XL Catlin's casualty claims team, monitoring XL Catlin's casualty loss exposures, providing guidance on technical claims decisions, emerging claims exposure trends and subrogation activity.     

According to Jason Harris, Chief Executive of Global Casualty insurance business, "Close collaboration between Claims and Underwriting drives our product innovation.  With Cindy as our technical claims partner in Casualty, I am confident that we are well positioned to truly deliver market leading service to our clients.  I look forward to her joining the Global Casualty leadership team."

Ms. Koehler spent the bulk of her career at Liberty Mutual where she most recently served as vice president and assistant general counsel.  She brings nearly three decades of claims management, arbitration and litigation experience.  She is a graduate of Colby College in Waterville, Maine and Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC.

About XL Catlin's Global Claims Team

With empowered, knowledgeable local teams around the world, we partner with our clients and brokers to deliver on XL Catlin's Claims goal of consistently superior service. Our promise is to investigate, manage and resolve covered claims so our clients can move forward with getting back to business as soon as possible.

About the XL Catlin Insurance Operations

The 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 plc'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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