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Argo Group accelerates insurance system platform enhancements through partnership with Duck Creek Technologies

Boston – May 20, 2021 – Duck Creek Technologies (Nasdaq: DCT) announced today that Argo Group, an underwriter of specialty insurance products in the property and casualty market, is currently engaged in the implementation of Duck Creek’s Policy, Billing, Claims, Industry Content, and Insights solutions via Duck Creek OnDemand, the provider’s SaaS solution for the P&C insurance industry.

“This commitment represents a major step toward the future for Argo and is yet another signal that carriers around the world are adopting SaaS for their most critical business needs,” said Andy Dey, chief product and technology officer of Duck Creek Technologies. “Duck Creek OnDemand will let Argo focus on its insurance expertise while our team handles day-to-day IT operations and application upgrades for them behind the scenes. We are thrilled to welcome Argo to the Duck Creek family and look forward to helping them continue to grow and succeed.”

Argo Group has embarked on a multiyear initiative to integrate and simplify the technologies and applications that assist in running the business. “Our focus is to utilize industry-leading platforms to increase productivity and reduce expense,” said Glenn Gardner, Argo Group’s chief information and digital officer. “Duck Creek OnDemand provides core functionality to our business as we efficiently pursue modernizing and consolidating our business applications to assist our staff in their day-to-day activities.”

OnDemand is Duck Creek’s end-to-end SaaS solution, providing the services, support, and computing resources needed to help carriers move faster and more efficiently than ever before. By leveraging the best available technology and continuously delivering new functionality to solve ever-changing P&C insurance business challenges, OnDemand enables a fundamentally new approach to competing in today’s industry – one where technology supports strategy rather than dictating it and where carriers are empowered to focus on innovation in entirely new ways.

About Duck Creek Technologies:

Duck Creek Technologies (Nasdaq: DCT) is a leading provider of core system solutions to the P&C and General insurance industry. By accessing Duck Creek OnDemand, the company’s enterprise Software-as-a-Service solution, insurance carriers are able to navigate uncertainty and capture market opportunities faster than their competitors. Duck Creek’s functionally rich solutions are available on a stand-alone basis or as a full suite, and all are available via Duck Creek OnDemand. For more information, visit duckcreek.com.

About Argo Group International Holdings, LTD:

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO), is an underwriter of specialty insurance products in the property and casualty market. Argo offers a full line of products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of businesses in two primary segments: U.S. Operations and International Operations. Argo and its insurance subsidiaries are rated ‘A-’ by Standard and Poor’s. Argo’s insurance subsidiaries are rated ‘A-’ by A.M. Best. More information on Argo and its subsidiaries is available at www.argolimited.com.

Argo Group Contact:

David Snowden

SVP, Group Communications

(210) 321-2104

david.snowden@argogroupus.com

Duck Creek Contact:

Paul Rechichi
Racepoint Global
617-624-3295
prechichi@racepointglobal.com

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