Argo Group, an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has appointed Andrew Carrier to the newly created position of group chief underwriting officer.

In his new role, Carrier will be responsible for underwriting across group’s global operations and will report to Mark Watson, CEO of Argo Group.

Carrier will also retain his current responsibilities as president of Argo Re and as underwriting director for Argo International.

Since joining Argo Group in 2007, Carrier has served as president of Argo Re, Argo Group’s reinsurance segment based in Bermuda, and as underwriting director for Argo International.

Argo Group has also appointed Jeffrey Radke as new managing director of Argo International. He will replace Julian Enoizi, who will be leaving Argo Group on March 4 to pursue other business interests.
Radke will report to Watson.

Prior to serving as director of syndicate management for Argo’s syndicate at Lloyd’s, Radke was CEO of PXRE Group from 2003 until 2007 when it merged with Argonaut Group, to form Argo Group International Holdings. He joined PXRE as executive vice president responsible for underwriting in 2000.