Arch Insurance Australia poach Nick Wood from AGCS as National Property Underwriting Manager

Arch strengthens its property underwriting capabilities with the appointment.

Arch Insurance Australia has appointed Nick Wood as the National Property Underwriting Manager, in a strategic move expected to strengthen the company’s position in the insurance market and enhance its property underwriting capabilities.

Wood, who is based in Sydney, will report to Dominic Brannigan, Regional Manager of Arch Insurance Australia, and Paul Keeley, the Head of Property for Arch Insurance International.

He will be responsible for overseeing the underwriting of property risks across Australia and the Pacific region and will support Arch’s broker partners in the region, focusing on expanding the property line of business.

He was most recently the Head of Property APAC at AGCS and prior he served as Head of Property & Special Risks, Greater China & Australasia at AIG. He also has experience at Ace Insurance, Zurich Australia, and RSA.

“He has a customer-focused mindset and brings a wealth of knowledge, broker relationships and management experience to the role,” said Brannigan.

Arch Insurance Australia operates as a subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., from Hamilton, Bermuda.

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