SVP Underwriting

Argo Group

Argo Group

1,001-5,000 employees


Financial Services

$191,200 - $363,400


Senior, Expert

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in underwriting and/or product management
  • Strategic skills
  • Business planning skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Judgment/decision making skills
  • Excellent market and product knowledge
  • Relationship building skills
  • Communication skills
  • Identify and support profitable new business and product opportunities
  • Develop and maintain consistent underwriting best practices
  • Supervising regional management staff
  • Participate in the acquisition process and assist with integration
  • Identify strategic agencies and facilitate effective partnerships
  • Drive process implementation and underwriting strategies
  • Lead product and platform expansion
  • Establish and communicate production and profit related goals
  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and advice to division staff
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with distribution community
  • Recruit and develop superior talent within the organization
  • Analyze profit and loss statements to make appropriate strategic business decisions
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships within and outside Argo Group
  • Take a lead role in promoting other Argo pro and AGII products
  • Promote an environment that encourages self-motivation, teamwork, and collaboration
  • Work with reinsurers and reinsurance intermediaries
  • Management of relationships with all key stakeholders
  • Works with the executive team to develop strategic and tactical initiatives
  • Maintain awareness of prevailing products and appetites in the business marketplace
  • Continually seek opportunities for niche products and potential agent opportunities

Argo Group is a U.S.-focused underwriter of specialty insurance products in the property and casualty market. We offer a full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of businesses. Since 1957, we share a firm commitment to working together with independent agents, wholesale brokers and retail brokerage partners to deliver innovative products for niche markets. Headquartered in Bermuda, we’re a diverse company with multiple offices in the United States. Our belief that the company’s success is linked to our employees drives our commitment to creating an environment and culture of respect where everyone can thrive. We value helping the communities around us, growing alongside our employees through innovation and creating a workplace with work-life balance.

Company Stage


Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth