Bermuda-based re/insurer AXIS Capital has appointed Gabriel Galanski as Head of North America property & casualty (P&C) programs.
Galanski will report to John Van Decker, President of Global Financial Lines. Additionally, the role will also see him work in close partnership with the company’s Wholesale Division, led by Carlton Maner, AXIS Wholesale CEO.
Within the role, Galanski will be responsible for the management, development, and administration of AXIS Capital’s NA P&C business.
His responsibilities will include advancing the businesses efforts to deliver a delegated authority presence, which is closely aligned with its distribution strategy, while leveraging its deep partner relationships.
Prior to joining AXIS, Galanski served as a Vice President with the Macquarie Insurance Facility where he developed, grew, and led relationships with financial sponsors and the management teams of their portfolio companies.
Further, Galanski also previously served as an Associate Client Executive at Marsh & McLennan.
“Gabe is a terrific addition to our team, and his leadership will be invaluable as we further position our North American P&C Programs to align with our global distribution strategy,” said Van Decker.
“I’m confident that our team and our partners will benefit from Gabe’s deep market knowledge and demonstrated ability to foster strong, mutually beneficial partnership relationships.”