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Arch Capital Group Ltd. Appoints Moira Kilcoyne and Thomas Watjen to Board of Directors

PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Arch Capital Group Ltd. [NASDAQ: ACGL] today announced that Moira Kilcoyne and Thomas Watjen will be appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

Ms. Kilcoyne is a 30+ year technology industry veteran with extensive financial services experience including serving as Co-Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Morgan Stanley, where she sat on the firm’s Management Committee. Prior to becoming CIO, Ms. Kilcoyne held a number of senior technology roles within Morgan Stanley. She currently serves on the boards of directors of Quilter plc, an asset management and custody bank, and Citrix Systems, a networking and analytics solutions company. She is also a Trustee of Manhattan College.

Mr. Watjen has extensive experience in the insurance sector, having spent over 20 years at Unum Group, including 12 as President and CEO of Unum and its predecessor, The Provident Companies. He has significant board experience including his current position on the board of Prudential plc and previously held positions on the boards of SunTrust Bank and the Unum Group.

Jack Bunce, Chairman of ACGL’s Nominating and Governance Committee said, “Tom’s perspective from having been CEO of a large, publicly traded insurance company and Moira’s experience leading a global IT group for a well-known financial services company enhance the overall capabilities of our board. Their insights can only help increase our effectiveness.”

“We’re happy to be able to add two individuals of the caliber of Tom and Moira to our Board of Directors,” said John Pasquesi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ACGL. “They bring well-established credentials and we look forward to hearing their viewpoints and benefitting from their contributions for years to come.”

About Arch Capital Group Ltd.

Arch Capital Group Ltd., a Bermuda-based company with approximately $12.89 billion in capital at Sept. 30, 2019, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

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The foregoing review of important factors should not be construed as exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with other cautionary statements that are included herein or elsewhere. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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