XL Catlin brought on a new client distribution leader for its Southeast broker and client management operation. W.R. Berkley’s W.R. Berkley Corp.’s Berkley Program Specialists hired a business development executive.


Arden Young is the new client distribution leader for XL Catlin’s Broker & Client Management arm in the Southeast.

In his new role, Young will work with XL Catlin brokers and clients in the region, helping them access XL Catlin’s multi-line property, casualty and specialty insurance coverages claims expertise and risk management services. He’ll report to Kimberly Reed, XL Catlin’s Southeast regional leader.

Previously, Young was with Gallagher Bassett Services, where he most recently served as vice president for business development. Before that, he held various industry risk management positions including as a senior manager in risk management for Georgia Pacific.


W.R. Berkley Corp.’s Berkley Program Specialists appointed Michael Greville as vice president and Business Development Officer, effective Aug. 21.

Greville will oversee the new business strategy for the organization, which focuses exclusively on program businesses. He’ll manage prospective program administrator relationships nationally and also interact with key industry groups and also lead the business development team in spotting program opportunities, and in increasing the company’s profile.

Greville is a 27-year insurance industry veteran with experience in areas including sales/distribution management, program management, MGA management, consulting and underwriting.

Sources: XL Catlin, W.R. Berkley Corp.