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Brett Stewart to lead AXA XL loss prevention education programs in NA

29th September 2022 - Author: Jack Willard

AXA XL Insurance has announced that it has promoted Brett Stewart to Manager of Loss Prevention and Education for AXA XL’s Design Professional insurance business in North America.

AXA logoIn a press release, it stated that within this new role, Stewart will lead development of loss prevention and education programs and materials for AXA XL’s architect, and engineer clients to help them minimize risk exposures and achieve more successful project outcomes.

Moreover, AXA XL Design Professional’s Loss Prevention and Education team provides workshops, online learning, claim case studies, and articles, and also oversees the continued development and updating of the Contract Guide for Design Professionals, a comprehensive online contract resource.

Stewart joined AXA XL in 2009 as a claims specialist after spending several years in private legal practice.

Most recently, Stewart served as Risk Manager for Design Professional. In this capacity he has made significant contributions from content creation and delivery, to driving broker and customer engagement and relationship building efforts.

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Within his new role he will remain based in AXA XL’s Walnut Creek, CA office.

Doug Strong, Chief Underwriting Officer for Design Professional, commented: “Sharing loss prevention expertise is a big part of our Errors & Omission (E&O) insurance offering for architects, engineers, and other design professionals.

“Brett brings a wealth of legal, underwriting and claims expertise that he’s able to apply to build effective loss prevention programs and materials to help our clients avoid claims or minimize their professional liability risk potential.”

Stewart’s appointment follows a string of recent appointments by AXA XL. This includes the company’s Primary Casualty Business recently appointing both Mark Benz and Joseph Davina to lead the newly created Group Captives unit. At the same time AXA XL also recently appointed Bertrand Romagne to the role of CEO for XLRE Europe.

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