DiSipio to Lead New AXIS Accident & Health Business

February 3, 2009

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that Christopher DiSipio has joined AXIS Insurance in Berkeley Heights, NJ as CEO of AXIS Insurance’s newly formed Accident & Health Division. He has over 24 years of experience in international accident, health and life insurance markets.

DiSipio will “will lead the establishment of AXIS Insurance’s Accident & Health Division in the U.S. market and expand this presence in the U.K., European, Canadian, Australian and Asian markets over time,” said the bulletin. “AXIS Insurance’s Accident & Health Division will offer Corporate Personal Accident and Business Travel products as well as Specialty and Catastrophe Health products and ancillary P&C coverages.”

AXIS COO Dennis Reding indicated that DiSipio’s “depth of knowledge of the business, experience in international markets, and overall leadership abilities make him especially well-suited to build AXIS Insurance’s accident and health business and to manage international growth.”

DiSipio joins AXIS from his former position as COO – Accident, Health and Life, at the Chubb Corporation, where he was responsible for developing and implementing Chubb’s accident, health and life strategy worldwide. He joined Chubb in 1999 and was elected Managing Director in 2002. DiSipio began his career at CNA Insurance Company as an underwriter of accident and health business.

Source: AXIS Capital – www.axiscapital.com

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