XL Catlin names new global hull head

February 8 2018 by InsuranceAsia News Staff

XL Catlin has named Mike MacColl to the position of global practice leader for hull, effective immediately.

Previously, MacColl held the role of head of hull for the UK. MacColl takes on the role from Mike Talbot, who is retiring after a professional career spanning 50 years.

Talbot is well-known in the marine hull insurance market and is a specialist at serving major shipowners around the globe.

MacColl has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry.

Prior to joining XL Catlin, he held several positions at Talbot Underwriting.

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.