ArgoGlobal, the Lloyd’s insurer and member of Argo Group, has named Michael Scala as its news chief underwriting officer (CUO), Asia Pacific.
Scala will report to Veronica Grigg, CEO of ArgoGlobal Asia.
Scala has over 35 years’ experience in the insurance sector. He joined QBE in 1994 and progressed through a number of senior roles, first as a commercial manager in Western Australia, then serving as general manager, insurance brokers at QBE Asia Pacific, before eventually becoming head of US P&C at QBE Insurance North America in 2010.
Since 2014, he has been a management consultant for High Performance Broking.
Commenting on the appointment Grigg said: “Mike is a talented leader with experience across the Asia Pacific region,”
“At ArgoGlobal, we see Asia Pacific as a key growth area, and with Mike joining the Asian leadership team we are confident of achieving our ambitious plans for the region.”