AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has announced the promotion of Jonathan Salter to Head of Risk Consulting, effective October 1st, 2020.
In his new role, Salter will be responsible for driving the Risk Consulting strategy and value proposition across the globe, working closely with AXA XL’s underwriting and claims teams.
Currently, Salter serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AXA XL Risk Consulting, a position he has held since 2018. He takes over as Head of the division from Corinne Vitrac, who has moved to AXA Group to take on the role of Head of Group P&C Risk Management.
Salter brings more than two decades of risk consulting experience to the role, having joined XL Catlin in 2016 as Head of Property Risk Engineering. Previously, he helped create and led RSA’s multi-line risk engineering capabilities and co-founded Elciem Ltd, a private property risk engineering company.
Nancy Bewlay, Global Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) at AXA XL, commented: “As the COVID-19 crisis continues to challenge the way companies operate, loss prevention has never been more important.
“Jonathan’s extensive experience, innovative approach and proven track record position him ideally to lead AXA XL Risk Consulting, which has, since March, been offering remote services, including site analysis. Our remote, tech-enabled capabilities have been extremely well received by clients and now form a key part of our product suite.”