AXA XL has announced the appointment of Renato Rodrigues as Country Manager for Canada, taking over from interim Country Manager, Glen Hopkinson.
Rodrigues takes on this new role following seven years of serving as Country Manager for AXA XL Brazil and most recently, as the company’s regional leader for insurance in Latin America.
Once COVID-19 travel restrictions allow he will relocate from Sao Paulo to Toronto where he will be based whilst overseeing the company’s three other regional offices in Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver.
“We are delighted to see Renato pivot towards a new market of great appetite for AXA XL,” said Joe Tocco, CEO Americas at AXA XL.
“He has extensive experience leading international commercial insurance across the Americas. He is a fantastic team leader and brings a wealth of knowledge in commercial P&C insurance and overall business strategy which will support our growth objectives in Canada.”
Tucco continued: “I want to express gratitude to Glen for stepping up to lead the team while the search for the new leader took place these past few months. His commitment to our team has been essential to business continuity and overall success of our operations in Canada.”
Rodrigues also commented: “I am excited to move to Canada to take on this new challenge and support our fantastic team of talented experts there. Together we will continue to build our business focusing on providing outstanding service to our partners, clients and brokers.”