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Argo Group hires Scott Kirk as chief financial officer

February 09, 2021

Specialty insurance underwriter, Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. has appointed Scott Kirk as chief financial officer (CFO), effective 1 March 2021.

Kirk will succeed Jay Bullock whose planned departure was announced in July of last year, pending the identification of a successor.

He joins the business from Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, where he most recently served as CFO from 2014 to April 2020. Prior to that, Kirk held a number of senior finance roles from 2007 to 2014, including CFO of Aspen’s insurance business.

Before Aspen, he held multiple senior finance roles at Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. between 2002 and 2007, including financial controller for the company’s U.K. operations and group head of internal audit.  

Kevin Rehnberg, Argo Group CEO said: “Scott has a tremendous background serving in similar roles within the specialty insurance industry. This is an exciting time to join Argo as we build on and execute plans to continue to grow as a leading U.S.-focused specialty insurer.

“We would like to thank Jay for his long tenure and numerous contributions to the company. We wish him all the best in the future.”