Argo hires new general counsel

Oct 07, 2020
Allison Kiene previously worked at Sompo International Holdings

Argo Group International Holdings has hired Allison Kiene as general counsel. She is responsible for the company’s legal and compliance teams and reports to CEO Kevin Rehnberg.

Kiene most recently worked at Sompo International Holdings as assistant general counsel, chief compliance officer and data protection officer. She has held similar positions at Montpelier Re Holdings, Blue Capital Management and Familymeds Group.

NYSE-listed Argo is a Bermuda-based underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products.

‘We would like to thank Susan Comparato for serving as our former US general counsel and managing much of the group’s legal and compliance responsibilities during this transition period,’ says Rehnberg in a statement. ‘We’re looking forward to continuing to work with Susan as she moves into her new role leading our programs, transportation and alternative risk solutions businesses.

‘Allison joins Argo with a wealth of experience in all aspects of the insurance industry’s legal, regulatory and compliance environments. She will serve as a valuable member of the executive committee as we look to simplify the organization and pursue growth in our most profitable businesses.’

 

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