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XL Catlin Appoints Farzina Coladon as Lead Fine Art and Specie Underwriter in Canada

 — XL Catlin has appointed Farzina Coladon as Underwriter, Fine Art and Specie (FAS) in Canada. Ms. Coladon is responsible for underwriting fine art, jewelers block and general specie insurance across Canada.

According to Jennifer Schipf, Senior Underwriter and Senior Vice President of North America FAS, “We are very excited to have Farzina join our underwriting practice in Canada. Her specialized background will help lead our business in the country while continuing to strengthen existing relationships with our clients and brokers.”

Based in Toronto, Ms. Coladon, joined on November 6 and is tasked with leading the continued growth of FAS business in Canada through partnering directly with Canadian clients and their brokers.

Commenting on the appointment, Nick Greggains, CEO and Country Manager for XL Catlin, Canada said: “Farzina’s appointment further strengthens our capabilities to partner with our key brokers, fine art collectors and institutions who understand the importance of protecting their investments. Farzina is an expert in her field and a great addition to our roster of talented underwriters.”

Ms. Coladon joins XL Catlin with more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry. She has previously worked at the Guarantee Company of North America as Senior Underwriter and held various leadership and management roles at Chubb North America. Ms. Coladon was recently recognized as one of the 2017 Underwriters of the Year by the Canadian Broker Network. She is a graduate of Carleton University and Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. She also holds the Canadian Risk Management Designation (CRM) from the University of Toronto.

XL Catlin provides specialist fine art insurance for galleries, museums and a range of businesses in the art world, as well as individual collectors. We also provide insurance for a wide range of collectibles and valuables, from antiques and jewelry to coins and stamps.

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XL Catlin is the global brand used by XL Group Ltd’s (NYSE:XL) insurance and reinsurance companies which provide property, casualty, professional and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. Clients look to XL Catlin for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit xlcatlin.com.

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