President and Chief Executive Officer
Arch Capital Group Ltd.
Marc Grandisson was promoted to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of ACGL on March 3, 2018 and was appointed to our Board in March 2018. From January 2016 to March 2018, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of ACGL. Prior to that role, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Worldwide Reinsurance Group from 2005 to 2015, and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Worldwide Mortgage Group from February 2014 to December 2015. He joined Arch Reinsurance Ltd. in October 2001 as Chief Actuary. He subsequently held various leadership roles, including Chief Underwriting Officer and Actuary, President and Chief Operating Officer, eventually being named President and Chief Executive Officer at Arch Reinsurance Ltd. Prior to joining Arch, he held various positions with the Berkshire Hathaway Group, F&G Re, Inc. and Tillinghast/Towers Perrin. He holds a B.Sc. in Actuarial Science from Université Laval in Canada and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
François Morin is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of ACGL, a position he has held since May 2018. Prior to such position, Mr. Morin served as Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary of ACGL, a position he held since May 2015. He joined ACGL in October 2011 as Chief Actuary and Deputy Chief Risk Officer. From January 1990 through September 2011, Mr. Morin served in various roles for Towers Watson & Co. and its predecessor firm, Towers Perrin Forster & Crosby, including its actuarial division, Tillinghast. He holds a B.Sc. in Actuarial Science from Université Laval in Canada. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Chief Executive Officer, Global Mortgage Group
David Gansberg was promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Global Mortgage Group at ACGL on March 1, 2019, which provides mortgage insurance and reinsurance on a worldwide basis. From February 2013 through February 2019, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Mortgage Insurance Company. From July 2007 to February 2013, Mr. Gansberg was Executive Vice President and a director at Arch Reinsurance Company. Prior to that, he held various underwriting, operational and strategic roles at Arch Reinsurance Ltd. and Arch Capital Services Inc., where he joined in December 2001. Prior to joining Arch, Mr. Gansberg held various positions with ACE Bermuda and Cigna Property and Casualty. He holds a B.S. in Actuarial Mathematics from the University of Michigan.
Chairman & CEO of Arch Worldwide Insurance Group and CUO for Property & Casualty Operations
Nicolas Papadopoulo is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Worldwide Insurance Group and Chief Underwriting Officer for Property and Casualty Operations, executive positions at ACGL. From July 2014 to September 2017, Mr. Papadopoulo was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Reinsurance Group at Arch Capital Group Ltd. He joined Arch Reinsurance Ltd. in December 2001 where he held a variety of underwriting roles. Prior to joining Arch, he held various positions at Sorema N.A. Reinsurance Group, a U.S. subsidiary of Groupama and he was also an insurance examiner with the Ministry of Finance, Insurance Department, in France. Mr. Papadopoulo graduated from École Polytechnique in France and École Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique in France with a master’s degree in statistics. He is also a Member of the International Actuarial Association and a Fellow at the French Actuarial Society.
Chairman and CEO of Arch Worldwide Reinsurance Group
Maamoun Rajeh was promoted to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Worldwide Reinsurance Group in October 2017. From July 2014 to September 2017, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Reinsurance Ltd. He joined Arch Reinsurance Ltd. in 2001 as an underwriter, ultimately becoming Chief Underwriting Officer in November 2005. Most recently, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Reinsurance Europe Underwriting Limited from October 2012 to July 2014. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Rajeh served as Assistant Vice President at HartRe, a subsidiary of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Mr. Rajeh also served in several business analysis positions at the United States Fidelity and Guarantee Company between 1992 and 1996 and as an underwriter at F&G Re from 1996 to 1999. He has a B.S. from The Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania and he is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter.
Chief Operating Officer
Arch Insurance International
Dennis Brand is Chief Operating Officer at Arch Insurance International. Mr. Brand also serves on the Group Reinsurance Steering Committee. Until January 2020, he served as Chairman, Worldwide Services at Arch Capital Services Inc., and he served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer for Arch Insurance Group Inc. until December 2017. Mr. Brand joined Arch Insurance Group Inc. in 2004 as Senior Vice President and Chief Reinsurance Officer where he oversaw reinsurance, finance, information technology, actuarial, corporate underwriting, human resources, legal and premium audit departments. Prior to joining Arch Insurance Group Inc., Mr. Brand held various positions in the insurance industry: first in finance, then in assumed underwriting and ceded reinsurance, as well as serving in other operational roles in the industry. Mr. Brand has over 40 years of reinsurance and executive management experience through positions held at Kemper and Reliance National. Mr. Brand holds a B.A. in Business from West Virginia University; he has also served in the United States Navy.
Chief Operations Officer
Arch Capital Services Inc.
Chris Hovey is Chief Operations Officer at Arch Capital Services Inc. From July 2018 to January 2020, Mr. Hovey served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Arch Capital Services Inc. Prior to that, he held the role of Chief Operating Officer of Arch Mortgage Insurance Company. Before joining Arch, Mr. Hovey acted as Chief Operating Officer for PMI Mortgage Insurance Co. since 2011. He also served as Senior Vice President of servicing operations and loss management for PMI, which he originally joined in 2002. Mr. Hovey holds a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University and an M.B.A. from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California.
Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
W. Preston Hutchings has served as President of Arch Investment Management Ltd. since April 2006 and Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of ACGL since July 2005. Prior to joining Arch, Preston was at RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. from 1998 to 2005, serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Mid Ocean Reinsurance Company Ltd. from January 1995 until its acquisition by XL Group plc in 1998. Mr. Hutchings began his career as a fixed income trader at J.P. Morgan & Co., working for the firm in New York, London and Tokyo. He graduated in 1978 with a B.A. from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and received in 1981 an M.A. in Jurisprudence from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
President and General Counsel
Louis Petrillo is the President and General Counsel of Arch Capital Services Inc. since April 2002. From May 2000 to April 2002, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of ACGL. From 1996 until May 2000, Mr. Petrillo was Vice President and Associate General Counsel of ACGL’s reinsurance subsidiary. Prior to that time, Mr. Petrillo practiced law at the New York firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. He holds a B.A. from Tufts University and a law degree from Columbia University.
Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer
Jay Rajendra is the Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer at Arch Capital Group Ltd. He is responsible for pursuing new business models and technologies while leading Arch’s analytics capabilities to improve profitability and growth. Mr. Rajendra joined Arch in 2016 in the role of Chief Analytics Officer for Arch Capital Group Ltd., which he held until January 2020. Prior to joining Arch, Mr. Rajendra was Head of Business Solutions for XL Catlin’s Strategic Analytics team. Before XL, Mr. Rajendra was a Senior Consultant at Towers Watson in both North America and Europe, where he advised large international (re)insurers and start-ups on pricing, strategy and M&A. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He holds a combined Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from Oxford University and an M.B.A. from MIT.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Carl Sullo has served as Chief Human Resources Officer, Real Estate and Administrative Services at Arch Capital Services Inc. since June 2018. Prior to that he served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Real Estate and Administrative Services at Arch Insurance Group Inc. from July 2009 to May 2018. Prior to joining Arch Insurance Group, Mr. Sullo has over 40 years of insurance experience through executive and management positions at Catalina Holdings, One Beacon Insurance, Crum & Forster, Reliance National, Colonial Penn Insurance and CIGNA. He has a B.A. in Psychology from Iona College.