The power of three: Alex Cabe, Lynne Woolridge, and Beverley Bentley-Webb have joined Argus from other companies. *Photo supplied
The power of three: Alex Cabe, Lynne Woolridge, and Beverley Bentley-Webb have joined Argus from other companies. *Photo supplied

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29: The Argus Group has recruited three people to its senior management team

Lynne Woolridge joins the company as head of International Life, Beverley Bentley-Webb has been appointed head of Human Resources and Alex Cabe takes on the role of Investment Manager.

Alison Hill, Argus CEO, said in a press release: “We are pleased to be adding further talent to the senior management team and I welcome Lynne, Beverley and Alex to the Argus family. They each bring valuable experience and expertise to their individual roles, which will help us to meet the expectations of our clients and to drive business forward.”

In her new role at Argus, Mrs. Woolridge will be responsible for the overall management of the Group’s International Life insurance and annuity operations and Bermuda Life Insurance operations. This will include overseeing administrative, underwriting, investment and compliance processes, as well as driving strategic initiatives and business development in order to optimise performance and client service.

Mrs Woolridge has over 15 years’ senior managerial experience in the insurance industry. She joins Argus from Redbridge Re in Coral Gables, Florida, where she held the position of chief reinsurance director. Prior to that she was senior vice president of the Life, Health and Pensions Division at BF&M Insurance Ltd in Bermuda and she has also worked in Canada for Swiss Re Life & Health, Mercantile and General Reinsurance Company and Canadian General Life Insurance.

Mrs Woolridge was appointed as a Government Senator in December 2012.

As Head of Human Resources, Mrs Bentley-Webb will provide practical support, direction and advice to management and staff on HR services, policies and programmes for the company. She will also manage the daily operation of the HR department.

Immediately prior to joining Argus, Mrs Bentley-Webb was human resources relationship manager for HSBC Bermuda. Before that, she held the position of head of Human Resources for the University of Glamorgan in Wales. She also worked as human resources/equalities director which embraced the whole of Wales and has functioned in other senior HR roles at Cardiff City Football Club, Equal Opportunities Commission and The Open University in the United Kingdom.

In this newly created position, Mr Cabe will actively drive the adoption, continuous development and improvement of all investment management practices and processes required to support the Argus Group’s investment portfolios. Working with the Investment Committee at Argus, he will manage all of the company’s investment assets and ensure compliance.

Additionally, Mr Cabe will oversee the investment manager relationships, regularly monitor performance and client needs and generate new investment products to suit the needs of Argus and its clients.

Mr Cabe joins Argus from McKinsey & Company in New York, where he held the position of investment operations manager. He previously worked for Thomson Reuters in Newark, New Jersey, as a senior research analyst.