Arch Insurance International has appointed Silvia Martinez as general counsel. 

Silvia Martinez – Arch Insurance International

Martinez joins from Aspen Insurance Group, where she was group general counsel and company secretary. She was also a member of the group executive committee. 

Prior to that, she was an associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher, where she represented and advised multinational companies and underwriters in domestic and cross-border equity and debt capital market transactions, securities regulation and general corporate matters, according to her LinkedIn profile.

She has also held roles at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe and Oakland City Attorney’s Office.

In her new role at Arch, Martinez will be based in London and report to Kirsten Valder, chief administrative officer, Arch Insurance International.

Valder said Martinez is a “great addition” to Arch Insurance International. 

“A highly respected corporate lawyer, she also brings extensive insurance market expertise to the role. She is highly motivated, collaborative and business oriented in her approach, and I look forward to working closely with her,” she added.