Arch Insurance International has appointed Chris Rackliffe as head of Accident & Health and Contingency, effective late 2021.
Based in London, he will be responsible for all aspects of the continued development and growth of Arch’s accident & health and contingency portfolio.
Rackliffe will report to Lino Leoni, senior vice president and chief underwriting officer for Specialty, Energy, Marine and Financial Lines.
He brings over 25 years of experience and was most recently head of contingency and life accident & health at Beazley, having joined the company in 2005.
Prior to this, he served as a managing director at HCC Specialty Ltd where he was responsible for Contingency and Sports Disability insurance.
Leoni said: “Chris is one of the most respected practitioners operating in the accident & health and contingency markets reflecting his breadth of knowledge and ability to develop comprehensive, relevant coverage.
“We see significant opportunities within the contingency insurance arena to strengthen our market position and are delighted to have someone of his calibre to lead our expansion in this sector.”