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AXA XL adds three to its cyber incident response team in North America

13th May 2022 - Author: Pete Carvill

AXA XL has added Jeanelle Dawes-Ghee, Yelizaveta (Liz) Veys, and Bridget Mead as claims specialists to its cyber incident response team in North America.

axa-logoThe firm said that the three will report into Gwenn Cujdik, North America cyber incident response manager. Veys and Mead will be based in Exton, Pennsylvania, while New York will be the home base for Dawes-Ghee.

Cujdik said: “We’ve created quite a team! Jeanelle, Liz and Bridget’s collective knowledge and experience managing crisis events and complex cyber incidents will certainly be invaluable to our clients before, during, and after a cyber event. To help avoid future cyber incidents, our clients will see tremendous benefit in partnering with this team to discuss pre-incident plans, services, and strategies to achieve better cyber and data security.”

Dawes-Ghee joins AXA XL from AIG where she served as a cyber, technology and media claims analyst, handling a variety of complex cyber incident response and professional liability matters from inception through conclusion.

Veys joins from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office where she was involved in all aspects of a criminal prosecution in a wide variety of major felony criminal matters. Mead worked as an attorney in the cybersecurity and data privacy practice group of an international law firm, where she handled a variety of complex cyber incident response and data privacy matters. Her expertise in cyber also includes co-authoring a textbook, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Law: Risks and Mitigation.

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