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AXA XL North America Construction team makes promotions

13th October 2021

AXA XL's North America Construction business has promoted three within its Subcontractor Default Insurance business, including the appointments of Cyrus Manekshaw and Ian Sadler to Underwriting Directors and Cheri Hanes to SDI Construction Risk Engineering Manager. In their new Underwriting Director roles, Manekshaw and Sadler will be responsible for maintaining the ... Read the full article

AXA XL’s Xamira Groves to lead Chaucer’s insurance business

11th October 2021

Specialty re/insurance group Chaucer has, in an effort to bolster expansion efforts, added Xamira Groves from AXA XL as head of insurance. Groves will oversee the delivery of strategy and portfolio management across all general insurance lines and underwriting entities and work closely with Ed Lines, active underwriter of Syndicate 1084, ... Read the full article

AXA XL Insurance promotes Michael Takigawa

7th October 2021

AXA XL Insurance has announced the appointment of Michael Takigawa as its new Head of Commercial E&O for the Americas region. Takigawa is based in San Francisco and Monterey, where he will oversee the underwriting strategy and product innovation for AXA XL's Commercial E&O business in the region. He joined AXA XL ... Read the full article

AXA XL Reinsurance to simplify underwriting platform structure

1st October 2021

AXA XL’s Reinsurance, as part of the ongoing work to simplify legal entity structure, is set to make the business more consistent with AXA Group’s structure, which aligns businesses to legal entities. The company will write all new and renewal contracts via dedicated reinsurance legal entities as of January 1, 2022. This will ... Read the full article

AXA XL backs NIP Group’s Commercial Excess Liability Coverage program

30th September 2021

AXA XL Insurance and NIP Group, an insurance program administrator, have partnered to launch a new monoline Commercial Excess Liability Coverage program, which the group will now provide brokers and insureds additional coverage through. The primary focus of the program will be on landscapers, arborists, greenhouse growers, paving and excavation contractors, ... Read the full article

Talks over the sale of AXA XL Re to Covéa fail: report

29th September 2021

According to reports in France, mutual insurance group Covéa's attempt to acquire the reinsurance operations of AXA XL has failed, with sources suggesting that the price proposed was insufficient. As reported by French publication, L'Argus de l'assurance, Covéa's search for a reinsurance entity continues after AXA XL Re joins the list ... Read the full article

AXA XL Insurance names Jeremy Gittler as Head of Cyber & Tech, Americas

28th September 2021

The insurance arm of AXA's property & casualty and specialty risk division, AXA XL, has appointed Jeremy Gittler as Head of Cyber and Technology for the Americas. In his new role, Gittler will be based in New York and will manage AXA XL's cyber portfolio and will develop the regional underwriting ... Read the full article

AXA XL names Andrew MacFarlane as Head of Climate

28th September 2021

AXA XL has appointed Andrew MacFarlane as Head of Climate, where he will be responsible for developing a single, global climate strategy for AXA XL. In his new role, he will ensure the division’s climate-related efforts are aligned towards furthering AXA’s climate leadership position. MacFarlane started his career at Equitas in London ... Read the full article

AXA XL promotes Innes to Global Practice Leader, Products & Airports, Aerospace

14th September 2021

AXA XL has promoted Andrew Innes to Global Practice Leader, Products & Airports, Aerospace. Based out of London, Innes will be responsible for strategically developing AXA XL’s global portfolio of aerospace manufacturers, service providers and airports, while also driving global governance, underwriting guidelines and pricing. He brings over 20 years’ experience of ... Read the full article

AXA XL announces two senior promotions in North America

9th September 2021

AXA XL's North America Construction business has promoted Ray Allen and Jim Richert to lead its Construction Professional and Subcontractor Default Insurance business lines respectively. In his new role as head of AXA XL's SDI Profit Center, Richert will assume underwriting management oversight of AXA XL's SDI business, offering general contractors ... Read the full article

AXA XL appoints marine risk control expert Jarek Klimczak

27th August 2021

AXA XL's Marine insurance business has enhanced its Marine risk control expertise in the US with the addition of Senior Risk Consultant Jarek Klimczak. Klimczak previously supported the growth of AXA XL's Cargo and Bluewater Hull books in Asia and Australia. He has more than 32 years of maritime, logistics, Insurance, and ... Read the full article

AXA XL makes senior underwriting hires

18th August 2021

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has announced the appointment of several senior environmental underwriters, along with the promotion of Jeffrey Anastasio to lead its Environmental Claims team in North America. The new underwriters include Lindsay Judd, Jay Kao, Angela Case and Igor Pavlo. Previously an ... Read the full article

AXA XL appoints Mahoney to lead Political Risk, Credit & Bond Risk Mgmt

12th August 2021

AXA XL has appointed Dane Mahoney to serve as Global Head of Political Risk, Credit & Bond (PRCB) Risk Management. Based in New York, Mahoney reports to Rafael Docavo-Malvezzi, Global Chief Underwriting Officer for PRCB and will lead a team of global risk analysts across the Americas, Asia, and the UK. He ... Read the full article

Sylvie Gleises named Country Manager, Singapore at AXA XL

15th July 2021

The insurance division of AXA's property & casualty and specialty risk division, AXA XL, has appointed Sylvie Gleises as Country Manager, Singapore, effective September 1st, 2021. Currently, Gleises serves as Global Head of Revenue Synergies and Head of Client Management for APAC & Europe at AXA XL. In her new role, which ... Read the full article

AXA XL hires David Watson from AXIS as a Senior Underwriter

13th July 2021

AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has named David Watson as Senior Underwriter, Political Risk, Credit & Bond (PRCB), UK & Lloyd's market. In his new role with AXA XL, Watson takes on responsibility for helping to deliver the strategic and profitable growth of the ... Read the full article

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