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XL Catlin names post-merger execs

Charles Cooper (Bermuda), Jonathan Gale (London) and John Welch (North America) will take the reins

Reinsurer XL Catlin has named its three chief executives who will lead the company once the merger is finalized. Charles Cooper will head up the Bermuda operations, Jonathan Gale the London branch and John Welch the North American division.

Cooper joined XL Group in 2000 and in 2005 became senior VP and underwriter for XL Re, focusing on P&C and specialty accounts business.

Gale joined the Catlin Syndicate at Lloyd’s in 2002, and has worked as deputy active underwrite since 2008.

Welch has served as president of XL Re America since 2006 and its CEO since 2009.