Argo Group appoints Jessica Snyder as President, US Insurance

HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO), a specialty insurer, today announced that Jessica Snyder has been appointed president, US insurance, effective immediately. Snyder will report to Tom Bradley, Argo’s executive chairman and chief executive officer.

“Jessica has extensive experience in the home and casualty insurance industry that will assist Argo as we continue to sell our US business and accelerate profitable growth,” said Bradley.He also has a proven track record of leading transformational change initiatives. We believe he is a strong leader to help drive our US business into the future. ”

With nearly 30 years of industry experience, Snyder joins Argo from GuideOne Insurance where he served as its president and CEO from 2017 to 2022. During his time at GuideOne, Snyder led the company’s transformation to a joint venture, expanding its niche products and additional and product lines. more insurance, revamped its reinsurance program, and strengthened its leadership team with a board and experienced executives. His efforts led to the relaunch of GuideOne, resulting in profitable growth and a variety of revenue streams.

Argo is a dynamic company with a clear and proven vision for driving results in the specialty insurance industry. I am excited to join this organization as the company continues to focus on strengthening its operating model and pursuing a profitable growth path,” said Snyder.

Prior to starting GuideOne, Snyder had a distinguished career, holding several leadership positions in the property and casualty industry. He served as senior vice president of sales and specialty at State Auto Insurance. He also served as vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Rockhill Insurance Group, and chief financial officer at Citizens Property Insurance.

Snyder holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Florida.


Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is a specialty insurance underwriter in the property and casualty market. Argo offers a comprehensive suite of products and services designed to meet the unique needs of businesses in two primary areas: US Operations and International Operations. Argo Group and its insurance subsidiaries are rated ‛A-‘ by Standard & Poor’s. Argo’s insurance companies are rated ‛A-‘ by AM Best. More information on Argo and its subsidiaries is available at


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