AXA XL has appointed Greg Johnson as lead Underwriter for War, Terrorism and Political Violence (WTPV) business for the Western Region of the US.
Within this role, Johnson will be based in Los Angeles, where he will focus on growing the west coast terrorism portfolio, as well as monitoring financial exposure, and building and maintaining relationships with brokers and clients.
Johnson joins AXA XL’s growing global team of specialty insurance experts from Hiscox where he served as Senior Underwriter, Kidnap & Ransom.
Prior to Hiscox, he served at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), where he also served as an underwriter.
Overall, Johnson brings ten years of underwriting experience focusing on the entertainment and production industries.
Commenting on the appointment, Morgan Shrub, Head of WTPV, Americas, said: “There is tremendous growth opportunity on the west coast, and we are excited to add such great underwriting talent to our team as we continue to grow across the country. Greg is an expert in his field and brings a unique underwriting perspective that further complements our capabilities.”