AXIS Re, the reinsurance arm of Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has added Lydia LaSalata and Matthew Trinkle to its North American Casualty operation.
LaSalata’s appointment is effective October 15th, 2020 and she joins the reinsurer as a Senior Underwriter for Professional Liability. She joins AXIS Re from Safety National Re, where she served as Vice President (VP) within the firm’s Financial Lines Treaty team.
Trinkle joined AXIS Re recently and serves as an Underwriter for Casualty & Alternative Risks. He joined the reinsurer from Transatlantic Re, where he was an Assistant Vice President (AVP).
Dan Osterrieder, Head of Casualty North America at AXIS Re, commented on the appointments: “We’re excited to welcome Lydia and Matt to the team. As we adapt our North America Casualty business to the changing market and continue to deepen relationships with our strategic partners, their perspectives will be key.
“Lydia brings significant Professional Liability experience and underwriting expertise. Matt’s background in Casualty reinsurance will also be a strong asset to the team.”