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DUAL appoints Angus Watson as new Chief Claims Officer

DUAL, the underwriting arm of the Hyperion Insurance Group, is today pleased to announce that it has appointed Angus Watson as Global Chief Claims Officer, joining 1 September 2015.

Angus will join from Arch Insurance Company (Europe) Limited where he was Head of Claims and Senior Vice President. He has more than twenty years’ experience in the insurance industry which he joined after a career in the Metropolitan Police. Before joining Arch, Angus was Head of Claims for Hiscox Insurance Company responsible for managing the insurance company’s claims function including all UK and European offices.

Shane Doyle, DUAL CEO, commented, “I’m delighted that Angus has decided to join DUAL.  He brings a wealth of top level claims experience to our business and his appointment reinforces DUAL’s commitment to excellence in our claims service. Arch and DUAL have a relationship spanning many years which means Angus has a strong understanding of our business and its customers.”

Arch has provided capacity to DUAL for over ten years and supports the Group’s current worldwide quota share binder.

Angus commented, “This is a new role for DUAL and timely given that the Group is approaching $1 billion GWP.  I look forward to helping take the Group’s claims proposition to the next level offering industry-leading standards of responsiveness and service.”