XL Catlin has promoted Mike MacColl to the positon of global practice leader for hull.
MacColl previously served as the carrier’s head of hull for the UK. He succeeds Mike Talbot, who is retiring after a professional career spanning 50 years.
Prior to joining XL Catlin, he held several positions at Talbot. He is an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, and has been a member of the Joint Hull Committee at Lloyd's since 2016.
Commenting on the promotion XL Catlin chief underwriting officer (CUO) for global marine Rob McAdams said: “Mike has proven to be a hugely valuable member of the UK marine team in the 12 months he’s been with XL Catlin, and I am delighted that he has stepped into this new position. His strength of leadership and experience will be key as we drive strategic, profitable expansion across our marine business and continue to provide a superior service to our clients.”
He added: “On behalf our global marine team, I’d like to thank Mike for his many contributions and insights, which have helped steer the development of our marine book and ensure we remain a preeminent leader in this core class.”