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 February 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. From May 2015 to May 2018, Mr. Morin was Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary of ACGL. 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 and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
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 the Property & Casualty Group, executive positions at ACGL. From July 2014 to September 2017, Mr. Papadopoulo was Chief Executive Officer, 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 the 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 Executive Officer, Global Mortgage Group
Andrew Rippert is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Mortgage Group at ACGL, previously serving as ACGL’s Chief Executive Officer of Global Mortgage Insurance and Reinsurance since 2014. Mr. Rippert joined the company in 2010 in senior mortgage insurance roles in Bermuda and Europe. In 2016, Andrew led the team responsible for the acquisition of United Guaranty (UGC) from AIG, which included UGC’s US and Asian mortgage insurance operations.
The Arch Global Mortgage Group provides mortgage insurance and reinsurance on a worldwide basis through Arch Mortgage Insurance — US; Arch Mortgage Insurance — Europe; Arch Mortgage Insurance — Australia; and Arch Mortgage Insurance — Asia. The Group also provides reinsurance and partnered with Freddie Mac to develop the ACIS® (Agency Credit Insurance Structure®) reinsurance execution.
In addition to his global leadership position for Arch Mortgage Insurance, Andrew serves on the board of directors of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the MBA’s Opens Doors Foundation. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Housing Policy Council and a voting member of the MBA’s Residential Board of Governors, the association’s senior policy making body in the residential mortgage space.
Andrew has more than 25 years of mortgage, reinsurance and capital markets experience. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Andrew has an M.B.A. in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in physics and mathematics from Drexel University.
Chairman, Worldwide Services
Arch Capital Services Inc.
Dennis Brand is Chairman, Worldwide Services at Arch Capital Services Inc. Mr. Brand also serves on the Group Reinsurance Steering Committee. 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 39 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.
Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
W. Preston Hutchings is President of Arch Investment Management Ltd. and Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of ACGL. Prior to joining Arch, Preston held senior level positions at RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., Mid Ocean Reinsurance Company Ltd., and J.P. Morgan & Co. 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., a position he has held 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 Human Resources Officer
Carl Sullo is Chief Human Resources Officer at Arch Capital Services Inc. In his role, Mr. Sullo oversees Human Resources, Real Estate and Facilities for all ACGL companies. He was promoted from Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Facilities, Arch Insurance Group Inc., in June 2018. Mr. Sullo joined Arch Insurance Group Inc. in 2009. Prior to this, Mr. Sullo held executive and management positions at Catalina Holdings, One Beacon Insurance, Crum & Forester, Reliance National, Colonial Penn Insurance and CIGNA. He has a B.A. in Psychology from Iona College.