Global re/insurer AXA XL has announced the appointment of Jennifer Arezes to its Property Insurance team in Canada as the firm targets national growth of its P&C Large Property business.
She will work alongside Ian Rutherford, Head of Property, Canada and Urs Uhlmann, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager of AXA XL Canada.
Arezes will oversee the development and structuring of tailor-made risk solutions in order to win new business and retain existing customers, with particular focus on Canadian clients with global exposures.
She joins from Zurich, having most recently led its Commercial Property Insurance business, and brings over 15 years of industry experience.
“We’re very excited to have Jennifer join our growing team of experts in Canada,” said Uhlmann.
“She is one of the best in the industry and her extensive experience will bolster not only our underwriting capabilities but will be a great asset to our strategic growth objectives in the large, international property risks space.”
Rutherford added, “As the largest commercial insurer in the world, we have a unique opportunity for continued growth across Canada.”
“Jennifer’s expertise and in-depth knowledge of the market is a great asset to our team and most importantly, will enhance our ability to provide outstanding service to our clients and brokers.”