Arch Insurance Intl. names Kirsten Valder as Deputy CEO

Arch Insurance Intl. names Kirsten Valder as Deputy CEO

Arch Insurance International, part of Bermuda based re/insurer Arch Capital Group Ltd., has appointed Kirsten Valder as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately.

Arch Insurance Intl. names Kirsten Valder as Deputy CEOValder will be based in London and will continue to report to Hugh Sturgess, CEO of Arch Insurance International.

Sturgess commented, “Kirsten has played a leading role in the expansion of Arch Insurance International. Her deep understanding of our organisation coupled with her wealth of technical and market knowledge make her a natural fit for the role.

“Her appointment forms part of our ongoing growth plans as we look to boost our overall market position and amplify our value and offering to brokers and customers.”

Valder’s remit as Deputy CEO will include being responsible for supporting the continued development and evolution of Arch Insurance International’s platforms including the London Market, UK Regional Market, Australia, Bermuda, and the European Union.

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Valder has been part of the senior leadership team at Arch Insurance International for a decade.

She was the Chief Claims Officer until 2021 when she was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer with an expanded remit including claims, legal, human resources and compliance.

Before joining Arch, Valder was a Partner at Kennedys Law LLP.

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