Chairman & CEO of Arch Worldwide Insurance Group and CUO for Property & Casualty Operations
Arch Capital Group Ltd.
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 ACGL. 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.
President of Arch Insurance North America and Chief Operating Officer,
Arch Worldwide Insurance Group
John Mentz is President of Arch Insurance North America and Chief Operating Officer of Arch Worldwide Insurance Group. Mr. Mentz oversees ceded reinsurance, finance, information technology, actuarial, corporate underwriting/compliance, human resources, real estate, procurement and legal departments. He has served as President of Arch Insurance North America since December 2017, and he was promoted to Arch Worldwide Insurance Group Chief Operating Officer of Arch Insurance North America in October 2018 from Chief Operating Officer of Arch Insurance North America, a role he held since December 2017. He previously served as President of Arch Insurance Group Inc. with responsibility for the U.S. underwriting divisions. He joined Arch Insurance Group Inc. in October of 2002 as Executive Vice President, Construction. Prior to Arch, he served in a variety of senior management positions with Zurich and the St. Paul. Mr. Mentz is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society.
Chief Executive Officer,
Arch Insurance North America
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Matt Shulman was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Arch Insurance North America in January 2019. He most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Insurance’s European operations, a role he assumed in September 2016. He joined Arch Insurance U.S. in 2009, first serving as Senior Vice President and most recently as Executive Vice President overseeing the Executive Assurance and Professional Liability divisions. Mr. Shulman was employed previously by The Hartford within the Financial Products division since 2000 where he most recently managed their Commercial D&O Department. Prior to The Hartford, he worked at Reliance National in various underwriting roles within the financial products division. Mr. Shulman has a B.A. from Cornell University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.
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Hugh Sturgess was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Arch Insurance International in January 2019. In 2005, Mr. Sturgess joined Arch Insurance Canada’s Executive Assurance division in 2005 where he had responsibility for establishing management liability and professional liability product lines in Canada and most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arch Insurance Canada Ltd. Mr. Sturgess has held various roles in the financial services industry including as a Senior Analyst with the Royal Bank of Canada’s Capital Markets division, and as an underwriter with Chubb Insurance Company of Canada. Mr. Sturgess has a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in Montreal, and holds the Canadian Securities and Chartered Insurance Professional designations.
Chief Operating Officer
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.
President, Chief Underwriting Officer Arch Insurance Bermuda, a division of Arch Reinsurance Ltd.
Tony Hay is President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Arch Insurance Bermuda, a division of Arch Reinsurance Ltd. He is responsible for managing Arch’s direct insurance operation in Bermuda. Mr. Hay established the Bermuda Professional Lines team when he joined the company in 2002 as Senior Vice President, and he managed that department until his promotion to Chief Underwriting Officer in 2011. He was named President in 2018. Prior to joining Arch, he was Vice President, Underwriting, at Ace Bermuda Insurance Ltd., and he has worked in the Bermuda insurance market since 1988. Mr. Hay is a Chartered Insurer in the UK and has a Diploma in Law from Kent Law School in England.
Executive Vice President,Strategy and DistributionArch Insurance North America
Mark Lange is Executive Vice President, Strategy and Distribution for Arch Insurance Group Inc. in North America. Mr. Lange is responsible for maximizing the distribution potential of Arch Insurance by expanding our footprint across existing channels as well as building new distribution sources. He is also responsible for mergers and acquisitions and other strategic business development and innovation initiatives. He joined Arch in 2015 as Senior Vice President of the P&C Programs business. Mr. Lange has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, including as Vice President at Dowling Capital Partners, an insurance-focused private equity firm; various leadership positions at The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.; and at Deloitte. Mr. Lange holds a B.S. in Accountancy from Miami (OH) University and an M.B.A. from Duke University.