AXA XL has appointed Sarah White as senior underwriter for professional indemnity for the UK and Lloyd’s.
The appointment, which becomes effective immediately, will see White responsible helping to deliver the strategic, profitable growth of AXA XL’s Professional Indemnity book of business in the UK and establishing and developing relationships with key brokers and clients, including large global professional service firms, such as accountants, architects, engineers and law firms.
Stuart Essex, head of professional indemnity for UK & Lloyd’s market, said: “As the global economy continues to brace for the challenges of a recessionary environment, our clients are faced with increasing complexities around the services they provide.”
He added: “Having the right talent in place to help our clients manage these risks is more important than ever, which is why I’m pleased that Sarah will be taking on the role of Senior Underwriter. Her significant knowledge and experience – particularly in relation to legal professionals – will add great value in helping us to deliver on our strategy as we continue to develop our Professional Indemnity book in the UK.”
White began her insurance career in 2006 as an account manager in the professional indemnity team at Lockton (formerly Alexander Forbes). In 2010, she joined HDI Global Specialty (formerly Inter Hannover) as an assistant underwriter, before being promoted to underwriter and later, senior underwriter and product lead for SME lawyers.