Specialty lines insurer AXIS has appointed Andy Maher of head of cyber and technology in London.
In his new role, Maher leads the London-based team of underwriters, and will focus on developing the team and enhancing the range of products and services that the team offers to its distribution partners and customers globally.
He reports to Dan Trueman, head of global cyber and technology at AXIS.
Trueman said: “Andy has made a considerable contribution in the four years since he joined our global cyber and technology team as an experienced cyber specialist, first as senior underwriter, then progressing to leadership roles in both our North America and London operations. Above all, Andy is passionate about continuing to build a team and service levels that can best support our broker partners and customers in this exciting marketplace and I’m delighted he has accepted this role.”
Maher joined AXIS in 2018 as a senior cyber underwriter before becoming head of large accounts for cyber in North America and then being appointed deputy chief underwriting officer for cyber and technology, in December 2021. Before joining AXIS, he held cyber underwriting positions with Markel and Beazley.
Maher said: “Our team has a clear strategy to expand our leadership position over the next few years. I am delighted to take on this role and to work with our team and the AXIS leadership to ensure we are in the best position to make great strides in growing profitably with our partners and developing our specialty product and service offering globally and in line with the evolving needs of our customers and partners.”