Argo Group appoints Jessica Snyder as president, US insurance

Argo Group, an underwriter of specialty insurance, announced Jessica Snyder has been appointed to serve as president, U.S. insurance, effective immediately. Snyder will report to Tom Bradley, Argo’s executive chairman and chief executive officer.

“Jessica has extensive executive experience in the property and casualty insurance industry that will serve Argo Group well as we continue to invest in the U.S. business and accelerate profitable growth,” said Bradley. “She also has a proven track record of leading transformational growth strategies. We are confident she is a strong leader to help drive our U.S. business into the future.”

With almost 30 years of industry experience, Snyder joins Argo from GuideOne Insurance where she most recently served as its president and chief executive officer from 2017 through 2022.

“Argo is a dynamic company with a clear and proven strategic vision for driving results across the specialty insurance industry. I am excited to join the organization as the company continues to focus and fortify its operating model and pursue a profitable growth strategy,” said Snyder.

Prior to GuideOne, Snyder has had a distinguished career, holding multiple leadership positions in the property and casualty industry. She served as senior vice president of commercial and specialty lines at State Auto Insurance. She also served as senior vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Rockhill Insurance Group, and as chief financial officer at Citizens Property Insurance.

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