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XL Catlin names regional execs for U.S. West


Mike Soper has joined XL Catlin as U.S. Western regional leader, the insurer announced Friday.

Mr. Soper, who was most recently Zurich North America’s regional vice president of distribution for the company’s Western region, is based in San Francisco. He succeeds Frank Soldano, who retired, according to a company spokeswoman.

In addition, Mark Restrepo has joined XL Catlin as underwriting director for global risk management. Mr. Restrepo, who is also based in San Francisco, was previously managing account executive for Zurich North America’s construction casualty business,

Lizette Junor has joined XL Catlin as underwriting director of multinational casualty programs in Los Angeles. She recently served as director and Western region manager for Aon Global Client Network.