XL Catlin has named Mike Soper as western regional leader ofits broker and client management team as it builds up its insurance operationsin the western U.S.
The company also appointed Mark Restrepo underwriting directorfor global risk management and Lizette Junor underwriting director ofmultinational casualty programs.
Soper joins XL Catlin from Zurich North America where hemost recently served as regional vice president of distribution for thecompany's western region. Restrepo was previously managing accountexecutive for Zurich North America's construction casualty business. Soper andRestrepo are based in San Francisco. Junor, who recently served asdirector and Western region manager for AON Global Risk Client Network, isbased in Los Angeles.