Bermudian re/insurance group AXIS Capital Holdings has announced the appointment of Helen O’Sullivan as Chief Executive Officer of AXIS Specialty Europe SE and AXIS Re SE.
O’Sullivan, who steps into the role having most recently served as Deputy Global Tax Director at AXIS, will oversee the company’s subsidiaries and its branches in Ireland.
She succeeds Tim Hennessy who earlier this year was named Chief Financial Officer of the International Division for AXIS Insurance. Hennessy remains a director of AXIS Specialty Europe SE and AXIS Re SE.
“Helen brings extensive experience leading international initiatives in highly regulated industries such as insurance and banking,” said Matthew Fosh, Chairman, AXIS Europe.
“She has been with AXIS more than ten years, and also brings a deep understanding of our organization and operations.”
In addition, O’Sullivan will be joining the Board of Directors of AXIS Capital’s Ireland subsidiaries as an Executive Director and will continue to be based in Dublin; providing support and advice on tax matters.