Insurance and reinsurance firm XL Group has appointed Alfred Bergbauer as head of multinational casualty in North America.

In his role, Bergbauer will report to Ken Riegler, president of XL Group’s North American Primary Casualty group and will maintain offices in both New York and Philadelphia.

Prior to XL Group, Bergbauer served Marsh USA as multinational client service leader for the east zone since 2006.

Bergbauer brings over 25 years of international insurance industry experience, working in the US, China, Hong Kong, and the Philippines for companies that include ACE USA, Winterthur Insurance, Liberty Mutual Group, Continental Insurance and Insular General Insurance Company.

Riegler said, "Under Alfred’s leadership, we are continuing to build out our global program business helping more multinational companies in North America address their cross-border insurance needs."

XL Group, through its subsidiaries, offers property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world.