AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has added Andrew Diesel as casualty risk consultant, fleet in the Americas.
Diesel will provide technical support to AXA XL’s underwriters and clients primarily in the US and Canada.
He’ll also take responsibility for executing engagements with clients, including in partnership with a growing ecosystem of tech partners.
With nearly 10 years’ experience in fleet management and consulting, Diesel previously served as a Senior Risk Control Consultant at Gallagher, where he had responsibility for implementing the National Risk Control Strategy and led the National Fleet and Transportation working group.
“As we continue to expand our Risk Consulting capabilities, it is incredibly important we invest in the areas that impact our clients,” said Jonathan Salter, Global Head of Risk Consulting.
“The challenges facing fleets of all sizes in the Americas over the last several years are well known in the industry, and as a prior fleet manager, Andrew is intimately aware of the unique risks in this space.
“This technical insight, coupled with his experience in client consulting services with major insurance brokers, makes Andrew an ideal partner for clients and underwriters alike,” noted Richard Burggraf, Head of Portfolio Strategy, Data & Analytics, and Technology for U.S. Risk Management at AXA XL.
“Clients are proactively seeking innovative solutions to meet the challenges of their evolving operational and risk landscape.
“Andrew’s experience in developing risk control offerings as both a fleet specialist and broker will complement our expanding suite of risk consulting services for our clients.”