XL Group plc has announced the appointment of Matthew V. O’Malley to the post of head of Environmental Underwriting Operations within the firm’s insurance operations.
O’Malley, who has been promoted from his previous role as senior VP of Planning & Administration, will now also take on responsibility for the Environmental Casualty business, North American Field Operations, and the firm’s Sales and Marketing team.
In his new position he will be directly responsible to President of XL Group’s North America Environmental and Construction businesses Gary Kaplan.
O’Malley has worked in the insurance sector for 17 years, during which time he has occupied a wide range of underwriting and management positions.
Kaplan stated that XL’s success over the decades has been due to professionals such as O’Malley, and said that under O’Malley’s leadership the firm would be able to help another generation of businesses.