Argo Group International has selected George Luecke as senior vice president and treasurer, who will report to Argo Group chief financial officer Jay Bullock.

George will take care of all areas of treasury and capital management and involvement with the company’s acquisition activity.

"The breadth of experience he brings across disciplines, roles and financial services segments will be a valuable addition to our finance effort. Adding George to the team will allow us to sharpen our focus on optimizing our use of capital, communicating our financial and business strategy effectively and exploring opportunities to profitably and intelligently grow our business and geographic presence." Bullock said.

Luecke has 18 years of experience in managing various segments of insurance, reinsurance and financial services and has worked with global insurance companies such as MetLife and Aetna.

Having started his career as a corporate attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, he has also served as a investment banker for insurance and reinsurance clients at both Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.