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AXIS Insurance adds to US Management Liability team

2nd October 2020 - Author: Katie Baker

AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has announced the appointment of four underwriters to its US Management Liability team.

axis-capital-logoChristina Segreti, Drew Kushnick, Matthew Holzinger and Sherry Alexakis have joined AXIS as Senior Underwriters to help support the company’s profitable growth in the management liability market.

Segreti will work across management liability lines, including public and private directors and officers liability (D&O), employment practices liability (EPL), fiduciary liability and crime coverages.

She was most recently a broker for property & casualty lines at Gallagher. Previously, she focused on management liability insurance products as a Client Service Associate at Marsh & McLennan and as a Financial Products Underwriter at Great American Insurance.

Kushnick’s work will also span across management liability lines, including public and private D&O, EPL, fiduciary liability and crime coverages. Prior to AXIS, he was a Senior Underwriter at Chubb Insurance, evaluating and underwriting professional liability lines for private companies and large-scale nonprofits.

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Holzinger will work closely with AXIS’ Private Equity product team and will focus on underwriting insurance products for private equity and venture capital firms as well as private equity-backed public and private portfolio company investments. He joins AXIS from Starr Companies where he was a Financial Institutions Underwriter.

Alexakis will focus on Commercial Crime underwriting. She joins AXIS from Chubb Insurance where she was a Senior Management Liability Underwriter. Alexakis brings 15 years’ experience assessing private and non-profit companies for D&O, EPL, Fiduciary, Crime and other related insurance coverages.

Alexandra Tucker also recently joined AXIS as an Underwriter for middle market private company Management Liability products, for both wholesale and retail distribution.

Mark Paccione, Head of Commercial Management Solutions at AXIS Insurance commented on the appointments: “The growth and evolution of our Management Liability team is in response to increased demand in the market and our desire to continually enhance our underwriting capabilities to reflect the changing needs of our brokers and clients.

“Christina, Drew, Matthew and Sherry are all experienced Management Liability underwriters who will help us develop propositions that address the challenges and threats faced by businesses and their executives. I am excited to work with them and for our team to benefit from their experience and market knowledge as we advance our Management Liability offering.”

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