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AXIS Capital gains approval to establish Lloyd’s Managing Agency

14th July 2017

Bermudian Insurer and reinsurer AXIS Capital Holdings Limited and its operating subsidiaries, have received all the necessary approval from Lloyd's of London, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) unit of the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), to establish its own Lloyd's managing agent. Effective August 4th, 2017, AXIS Managing ... Read the full article

AXIS Capital acquiring Novae Group for $604m

5th July 2017

Global specialty insurance and reinsurance firm AXIS Capital Holdings Limited is acquiring Novae Group plc, the Lloyd's of London focused diversified specialty re/insurer in a transaction worth $604 million. AXIS said that the acquisition will add "scale and breadth" to its international specialty insurance business, creating a $2 billion  London specialty ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance appoints Jim DeSimone to Senior Vice President of Primary Casualty

29th June 2017

AXIS Insurance - a segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited - has hired James (Jim) DeSimone as Senior Vice President of Primary Casualty. In his New-York based role, DeSimone will manage the underwriting team responsible for Primary Casualty in the Northeast and Midwest regions and report to Janet Jordan-Foster, Executive Vice President of ... Read the full article

AXIS appoints Nance as new U.S. excess & surplus property leader

26th June 2017

Insurance and reinsurance group AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has Marc Nance to Executive Vice President, Excess & Surplus Property, in a promotion that will see him tasked with leading an expansion of AXIS Insurance's E&S property underwriting portfolio. Nance is tasked with growing and managing AXIS Insurance’s E&S Property business across ... Read the full article

Robert Hartman promoted to COO of AXIS Insurance

21st June 2017

The insurance segment of re/insurance specialist AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., has promoted Robert Hartman to be its new Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1st 2017. Hartman is currently a Senior Vice President, Business Development at AXIS Insurance. He will take over the COO role following the recent promotion of the ... Read the full article

AXIS appoints Meghan Anzelc to Vice President of Data & Analytics

19th June 2017

AXIS Insurance, the primary unit of global insurance and reinsurance player AXIS Capital Holdings, has appointed Meghan Anzelc, Ph.D. a trained physicist and data scientist to lead a new Data and Analytics Unit as Vice President. In her new role, Dr. Anzelc will be responsible for devising and implementing a strategy and roadmap ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance adds two to U.S. property & casualty team

16th May 2017

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has named both James Martin and Russ Madore as Vice President, U.S. Programs, AXIS Insurance Property and Casualty, reporting to John Tatum, Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Programs, AXIS Insurance. The pair will be based in the firm's Alpharetta, Georgia, U.S., office, and each will ... Read the full article

Peter Vogt to replace Joseph Henry as CFO of Axis Capital

10th May 2017

Insurer and reinsurer AXIS Capital Holdings has announced that current AXIS Insurance Chief Operating Officer (COO), Peter Vogt, will replace Joseph Henry, who is to retire at the end of 2017, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of AXIS Capital. Vogt will assume the role of CFO of AXIS Capital Holdings from January ... Read the full article

AXIS Re and Renmin University, China partner on Actuarial Science Scholarship

25th April 2017

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has revealed its "AXIS Re Actuarial Scholarship” in partnership with China's Renmin University to financially assist students in developing actuarial science skills, acumen, and professional training throughout the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. At a recent Renmin University ceremony, AXIS Re's APAC Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) Les Loh, and Vice President ... Read the full article

AXIS Capital hires Trivitt as VP, Corporate Communications

13th April 2017

Bermuda based specialty insurance and reinsurance firm AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has appointed Keith Trivitt as its Vice President for Corporate Communications. Trivitt will be tasked with guiding the development and implementation of external communications strategy and initiatives for AXIS Capital and its core business units, including reinsurer AXIS Re. Trivitt ... Read the full article

AXIS Re looks to engage, develop next generation of reinsurance professionals

7th April 2017

Bermudian reinsurance unit AXIS Re, part of the AXIS Capital Holdings Limited re/insurance company, is looking to engage and develop the next generation of insurance and reinsurance professionals, holding a student hackathon. The inaugural “Future of Insurance” student hackathon will be held in the Siebel Center for Design on the campus ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance names Rhonda Lohmar VP, U.S. Programs, P&C

3rd April 2017

AXIS Insurance, the primary insurance division of Bermuda domiciled AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has appointed Rhonda Lohmar Vice President (VP), U.S. Programs, AXIS Insurance Property & Casualty. Lohmar will report to John Tatum, Executive Vice President & Head of U.S. Programs at AXIS Insurance, and will be responsible for the oversight of certain ... Read the full article

AXIS expects $50m Ogden rate hit to UK motor reinsurance business

6th March 2017

Insurer and reinsurer AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has revealed an expectation of a $50 million hit under its UK motor reinsurance book due to the recent Ogden Rate change. AXIS Capital said that the impact of the UK Ministry of Justice’s recent reduction in the discount rate used to calculate lump ... Read the full article

AXIS names Brown to lead growth at London professional lines MGA

21st February 2017

Insurer and reinsurer AXIS Capital Holdings Limited has announced the appointment of Julian Brown Vice President and Underwriter in its insurance unit, tasked with driving growth and product development at the firm’s London market Managing General Agency (MGA) unit. Brown has over 20 years’ experience in the re/insurance industry joins AXIS ... Read the full article

AXIS Re CEO Nichols resigns, Ekberg named interim reinsurance head

14th February 2017

John 'Jay' Nichols, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited's reinsurance division, AXIS Re, has stepped down from his position, and Jan Ekberg has been named as interim Head of Reinsurance. Nichols will remain with the company in a transitional role until the end of March, 2017. "On behalf ... Read the full article

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