Argo Group has appointed Scott Kirk to the role of chief financial officer, effective 1 March 2021.
Kirk will succeed Jay Bullock, whose planned departure from the company was announced last year, pending the identification of a successor.
He joins from Aspen Insurance, where he served as chief financial officer from 2014 to April 2020. Prior to that, Kirk served in several senior finance roles from 2007 to 2014, including as chief financial officer of Aspen’s insurance business.
Before joining Aspen, Kirk held several senior finance roles at Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd, including a financial controller for the company’s UK operations and group head of internal audit.
Thomas A. Bradley board chairman, Argo Group said: “Scott’s deep expertise in the specialty insurance business and vast experience in finance is a strong fit for Argo as we look to pursue profitable growth and increased shareholder value.”