Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

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Item5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of
Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory
Arrangements of Certain Officers

(d) On February21, 2017, the Board of Directors of Argo Group
International Holdings, Ltd. (the Company) appointed Dee Lehane
and Al-Noor Ramji as members of the Companys Board of Directors.
It is not yet known to which committee(s) of the Board of
Directors Ms. Lehane and Mr. Ramji will be appointed.

A copy of the press release announcing the appointments of
Ms.Lehane and Mr.Ramji to the Companys Board of Directors is
furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

(e) Ms.Lehane and Mr.Ramji will be eligible to participate in the
same compensation plans and to receive the same fees for their
services as directors of the Company as our other directors. They
will also be subject to the Companys stock ownership guidelines
for non-employee directors. The fees payable to our directors,
including Ms.Lehane and Mr.Ramji, have been disclosed and may be
found under the heading Non-Employee Director Compensation in the
Companys Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission on March11, 2016 (the 2016 Proxy Statement).

Item9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits
99.1 Press Release issued by Argo Group International Holdings,
Ltd. dated February27, 2017


About Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII)

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. is an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. The Company operates through four segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Commercial Specialty, International Specialty and Syndicate 1200. Excess and Surplus Lines segment carriers focus on risks that the standard (admitted) market is unwilling or unable to underwrite. The Excess and Surplus Lines segment consists of two operating platforms: Colony Specialty and Argo Pro. Commercial Specialty segment provides property, casualty and surety coverages designed to meet the insurance needs of businesses within certain markets. International Specialty segment underwrites insurance and reinsurance risks. The Syndicate 1200 segment underwrites around the world property, specialty and non-United States liability insurance.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) Recent Trading Information

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:AGII) closed its last trading session down -0.62 at 67.22 with 94,773 shares trading hands.

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