Arch Insurance coverage Worldwide (Arch) has appointed Silvia Martinez (pictured) as its new basic counsel, efficient instantly.
With 10 years of authorized expertise in non-public apply and in-house roles, Martinez has in depth company governance information and experience overseeing advanced company and capital market transactions.
Earlier than becoming a member of Arch, Martinez labored for Aspen Insurance coverage Group because the group basic counsel and firm secretary and a member of the group government committee. She additionally labored as an affiliate at legislation corporations Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, and was a deputy metropolis lawyer for the Oakland Metropolis Legal professional’s Workplace.
In her new function, Martinez will likely be based mostly in London and report back to Kirsten Valder, the chief administrative officer at Arch Insurance coverage Worldwide.
Commenting on the appointment, Valder mentioned: “Silvia is a superb addition to Arch Insurance coverage Worldwide. A extremely revered company lawyer, she additionally brings in depth insurance coverage market experience to the function. She is extremely motivated, collaborative, and business-oriented in her strategy, and I look ahead to working intently together with her.”