Argenta Holdings plc
Sven AlthoffNon-Executive Chairman, Argenta Holdings LimitedSven was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of Argenta Holdings Limited effective from the 6th September 2017.
Sven studied at Leibniz University in Hannover, Germany and obtained his Master’s Degree in Economics in 1993. In the same year, he joined Hannover Re’s P&C Treaty Reinsurance team responsible for business emanating from North America. In 1998 Sven joined the Marine department as a senior underwriter and subsequently became responsible for the worldwide Marine and Aviation business from 2000. In 2003 his responsibilities were further extended to include all classes of P&C Treaty business for UK and Irish ceding companies as a Managing Director. He was appointed a Member of the Executive Board in 2014 with responsibility for Hannover Re’s worldwide Facultative P&C business, UK and Ireland P&C Treaty business, the worldwide Credit, Surety and Political Risk business as well as the worldwide Aviation and Marine business.
Sven is a Non-Executive Director of Argenta Syndicate Management Limited.
Nick MooreChief Executive Officer, Argenta Holdings LimitedNick Moore has nearly 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, the last 15 of which have been within the Lloyd’s Market. Nick was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Argenta Holdings Ltd with effect from 1st January 2023 having joined the Board in July 2022.
Nick joined ASML as Chief Actuary in 2009, having previously spent time with the Corporation of Lloyd’s as Manager, Marketing, Reserving & Capital. He started his career at Swiss Re as an Actuarial Analyst. He was appointed to the Board of ASML in July 2012 and as Managing Director of the Company with effect from 1st January 2023.
Nick graduated from the University of Nottingham with a First-Class (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Graham AllenChief Financial Officer, Argenta Holdings LimitedGraham qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in 1990, specialising in both the manufacturing and insurance sectors (including the Lloyd’s market). In 1994, Graham moved into a Lloyd’s managing agency role, where he worked closely with the underwriting teams for several syndicates, dealing with both financial and operational aspects. In 2001 he joined ASML and was appointed Finance Director in 2002.
John WhiterNon-Executive Director, Argenta Holdings LimitedJohn was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Argenta Holdings Limited effective 6th September 2017.
John has had a long and successful career in Financial Services. He trained as a Chartered Accountant and spent nearly 20 years at Neville Russell (now Mazars) where he became Senior Partner in 1991. John went on to join Benfield Group (now part of Aon) as Chief Financial Officer, a position he held for 15 years until 2009. He joined the Board of Argenta Syndicate Management Limited in 2009 as Chairman and holds a number of other City-based directorships as well as substantial interests in the charitable sector.