The US marine team at AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has added Brett Musser as the Central US Zonal Marine Product Leader.
He will be based in Chicago and will serve as Marine Liabilities Product Manager, focusing on developing bespoke solutions for specialised marine businesses.
Bringing over 15 years of marine underwriting experience to AXA XL, Musser joins the firm from CNA where he was an Ocean Marine Zone/Product Director, and successfully built out a national Marina & Boat Dealer program.
AXA XL’s Global Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for Marine, Ann Marie Elder, commented on the appointment: “The Central region of the US, including Chicago and the Great Lakes region, is a very active region for the marine industry.
“To help us serve our existing clients and take advantage of growth opportunities in the region, we’re excited to see Brett join our team.
“Brett’s Hull and Liabilities experience and his relationships with independent agents will be critical as we look to develop and deliver insurance solutions tailored to meet the marine industry’s unique and challenging risks.”
Stephen Clark, Head of Hull & Liabilities in North America, added: “Meeting the insurance needs of many specialised classes of marine business requires industry experience and technical underwriting skill. Brett brings a solid track record in building profitable books of marine business.”