Specialist (re)insurer Argo has boosted its Brazilian operations with a new appointment.

Eduardo Pitombeira joins as director of business development and financial lines for Argo’s commercial property and casualty business.

Pitomberia will report to Pedro Purm, CEO of Argo Brazil and will be based in San Paulo.

"Eduardo brings with him a wide breadth of industry knowledge, and his extensive expertise in financial lines makes him a valuable addition to the Argo team and a vital connection to our clients," said Purm.

"He's a recognised expert in our market who will extend the Argo Group brand within the broker community and help us to build a 'best in class' operation here in Brazil," Purm continued