Press Release:

Argenta Underwriting Asia Pte Ltd (“AUA”), the Singapore-based wholly owned subsidiary of Argenta Holdings plc, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Picton as Energy Underwriter Asia Pacific, reporting to Syndicate 2121’s Principal Underwriter in Asia, Scott Sykes.  Ian joins AUA at the end of August 2016.

Ian has over 10 years’ experience in the Energy market across both underwriting and broking disciplines in both the London and Singapore markets. Ian’s most recent role before joining AUA was as Senior Energy Underwriter for XL Catlin Singapore. Prior to his move to Singapore, Ian worked as an Upstream Energy Broker in London for two major broking houses.

Des Carbery, Managing Director, AUA commented:

We are delighted Ian has agreed to join AUA. Ian has an excellent track record at well-respected institutions in the Lloyd’s and London markets. His wide-ranging underwriting expertise, broker relationships and market knowledge will be a valuable addition to our underwriting team. We are confident that Ian will play an important role in our plans for the profitable development of Syndicate 2121’s portfolio in the Asia Pacific region.”