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Argo Group Overview

Hamilton (Bermuda)
1001 to 5000 employees
1948
Company - Public (AGII)
Insurance Carriers
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
As providers of specialty property & casualty insurance, reinsurance and managed risk solutions, the companies that make up Argo Group share a firm commitment to working together with our independent agents and wholesale and retail brokerage partners to ... Read more

Company Updates

  • For the second year in a row, Argo is named in Forbes list of America’s 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQyfN

    America's 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies

    Each year, Forbes takes a look at the companies that rate the most trustworthy, based on accounting and governance practices. Recently, for example, we covered a report - compiled at our behest by, MSCI ESG Research - on the most trustworthy companies in the United States, which you can read here.

  • From coordinating hurricane relief to handing out Thanksgiving meals, Argo employees come together for causes across the globe.

    Argo Group Employees Improve the World Around Them

    Argo employees are hard at work and at home to improve the lives of those around them. Here are a few notable examples of their philanthropic efforts: Power Grants Sponsorship CEO Mark E.

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Argo Group – Why Work For Us?


Diversified Specialty Coverage

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NasdaqGS: AGII) is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in areas of the property and casualty market. Through our operating subsidiaries, Argo Group offers a comprehensive line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of our clients in four business segments:

  • Excess & Surplus Lines

  • Commercial Specialty

  • International Specialty

  • Lloyd's Syndicate 1200

Well-capitalized and highly-rated, Argo Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in key insurance centers, including Brazil, Europe, Bermuda and the UAE. With our diversified platform and niche focus, we serve the diverse and evolving needs of our clients.

Mid-Year Report 2017 – Message to Shareholders


Our Purpose, Vision and Core ValuesSecuring the Future

Ensuring a successful future for our business partners, our employees and our company is the long-term focus behind every decision we make. This is our purpose. It is unwavering.

Outstanding Results. Realized Together.

Our vision is uncomplicated. For our business partners, we are committed to specialization, deep expertise, financial strength and dynamic relationships. To our employees, Argo Group stands for a culture of professional excellence, personal achievement and giving back to our communities. 

Our Core Values

WE HAVE THE COURAGE TO DO THE RIGHT THING.

In developing our employees, we empower them to make the tough decisions necessary for success. Our actions are guided by a deep sense of ethics and a belief in the individual's potential.

WE APPLY ORIGINAL THINKING.

With foresight and an innovative spirit, we bring new ideas to our clients. Our creativity, agility and intellectual curiosity enable the evolution of their businesses.

WE ARE COMMITTED TO OUR CLIENTS AND TO EACH OTHER.

With specialized expertise and compassion, we focus on understanding our clients' needs. We form strong connections to grow thriving businesses.

WE DESIRE TO EXCEL.

We enthusiastically commit ourselves to achieving high performance and delivering outstanding results. We have a passion for excellence and strive to exceed expectations in all that we do.

 

Outstanding Results. Realized Together.

Passion for excellence is the foundation for building a strong and profitable company. At Argo Group, we seek the industry’s best talent and offer the optimal specialty insurance career opportunities to people who:

  • Strive to exceed expectations;
  • Are guided by a deep sense of ethics; and
  • Focus on understanding our clients’ needs.

Investing in Our Employees

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization. Argo Group offers competitive pay and benefits that protect and enhance the lives of employees and their eligible dependents by way of health and wellness plans, life insurance, savings and investment opportunities, adoption assistance, education assistance, and matching gifts for education and charitable causes, just to name a few.

Argo Group's purpose of securing the future applies to more than a steadfast commitment to our clients - we're also dedicated to the communities in which we live and work. Our company and our employees give back in a variety of ways.

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Argo Group President, CEO, and Director; President and CEO, Argonaut Group Mark E. Watson III
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
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    I have been working at Argo Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Open door environment
     - I have worked in 4 different Argo offices (San Antonio, Chicago, Richmond, and Alpharetta) and mostly everyone has been very nice/helpful.
     - The management cares deeply about the company and its employees
     - Giving back to the community is important to Argo
     - Argo strives to constantly innovate

    Cons

    - Programs and IT could improve
     - If there is no in house IT person for the particular office, it is difficult to resolve an issue

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Argo Group Photos

Argo Group photo of: CEO Mark E. Watson III bikes when traveling for business. Pre-meeting exercise + sustainability + a quicker trip=win-win-win. And the thrill of riding no-handed doesn’t hurt either.
Argo Group photo of: CEO Mark Watson hosts local high school robotics competition team members in Brooklyn at Formula E to offer them a first-hand look at the latest technology, innovation and teamwork.
Argo Group photo of: Congratulations to the 2017 SAIL graduates for completing Argo’s Specialized & Accelerated Insurance Learning training program. Welcome to Team Argo!
Argo Group photo of: Mark Watson accepting the 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Transformational CEO Central Texas Award. #WEOY
Argo Group photo of: The view of downtown from our San Antonio office.
Argo Group photo of: A group of employees in San Antonio volunteered for SAAF's 25th Annual Run
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Argo Group Interviews

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    Underwriter Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Argo Group (Jersey City, NJ) in May 2017.

    Interview

    I was connected to an HR representative through a previous employer. The HR rep put me in contact with two employees at the office I would be working at. I spoke to each of those individuals over the phone for about thirty minutes. I heard back from the HR rep about two weeks after the interviews.

    Interview Questions

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Argo Group Awards & Accolades

  • Brazil Insurer of the Year, Reactions, 2017
  • M&A Transaction of the Year, The Insurance Insider, 2017
  • America's 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies, Forbes, 2017
  • America's 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies, Forbes, 2016
  • ERM Strategy of the Year, CIR Magazine, 2016
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