Bermuda-based firm said the role will combine CEO and country manager duties

Bermuda-based (re)insurer XL Catlin has appointed Phil Xue as Chief Executive Officer of XL Insurance (China) Company Ltd, pending regulatory approval.

Xue will also act as country manager for XL Catlin in China, coordinating all in-country activities. Before joining XL Catlin, Xue spent more than 10 years with Guy Carpenter most recently as head of South China Market and head of its Shanghai Operation.

He also worked in Guy Carpenter’s Hong Kong Office for five years, before helping to set up Guy Carpenter’s Shanghai office in 2012.