AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of global re/insurer AXA, has announced the addition of Jason Hawkins as Senior Vice President, Regional Head of Professional in New York, effective January 1st, 2021.
Hawkins has joined the company to lead its regional D&O operation, working closely with both brokers and clients throughout New York and the surrounding area.
He joins from AIG, where he most recently served as Head of Retail Distribution.
Previously, Hawkins served as managing director of Marsh’s FINPRO Group, where he addressed the professional liability insurance needs of commercial businesses, notably private equity firms, hedge fund, investment portfolio and financial institutions, among other financial services.
He brings over 30 years of D&O underwriting management and brokerage experience to AXA XL’s Professional team.
Tony Giacco, Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) of AXA XL’s Professional business, commented: “In today’s insurance market, there’s a high demand for quality D&O coverage and expertise. As we continue to meet that demand, we’re pleased to have someone with Jason’s experience join our team.
“Our brokers and clients will certainly benefit from his 30 years of experience advising financial service firms and Fortune 500 companies on management liability programs.”
John Burrows, CUO, Professional, added: “Our Professional team is well respected within the industry and has a great reputation for service and solutions-oriented underwriting, especially for our unique, collaborative underwriting model.
“This model relies on bringing together our collective expertise to find creative, tailored and flexible D&O solutions for our clients. We’re looking forward to Jason joining AXA XL Professional and adding additional insight to our underwriting team.”