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Arcus Syndicate 1856 appoints Sarah Smith as underwriter

London, March 2017 – Arcus Syndicate 1856 (Arcus 1856) has today announced the appointment of Sarah Smith as an underwriter. She reports to Nicky Payne, active underwriter at Arcus 1856. Ms. Smith has over 22 years of reinsurance market experience. Most recently, she was a property treaty underwriter at Berkley Re UK Ltd. She joined the firm in 2014 and focused on developing the firm’s international property treaty portfolio. Prior to that, she was an underwriting operations manager at Advent Capital Holdings and a property treaty underwriter at Everest Reinsurance.

Commenting on the appointment, Nicky Payne said: “We are delighted to announce another addition to our underwriting team. Sarah is a highly driven and focused underwriter, with a proven track record for realising new opportunities for growth. She has a multi-faceted skills base with vast experience in the property treaty arena, along with a great working knowledge of all aspects of the underwriting process and a strong compliance background. I’m very much looking forward to working closely with her as we look to build on the success that Arcus 1856 has achieved to date.”