AXIS Insurance Adds 4 Senior Underwriters to Management Liability Team

October 7, 2020

Specialty insurer AXIS Insurance has hired four experienced underwriters to its U.S. Management Liability team.

Christina Segreti, Drew Kushnick, Matthew Holzinger and Sherry Alexakis have joined AXIS as senior underwriters to help support growth in the management liability market.

Segreti will work across management liability lines, including public and private directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability and crime coverages. She was most recently a broker for property/casualty lines at Gallagher. Previously, Segreti focused on management liability insurance as a client service associate at Marsh & McLennan and as a Financial Products Underwriter at Great American Insurance. She began her career at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management as a client service associate.

Kushnick’s work will also span across management liability lines, including public and private D&O, EPL, fiduciary liability and crime coverages. Prior to AXIS, he was a senior underwriter at Chubb Insurance, underwriting professional liability lines for private companies and large-scale nonprofits. He began his career in insurance at Chubb as a financial lines underwriter. Previously he held positions of regulatory compliance attorney at Interbank Mortgage Co. and wealth strategies analyst at Bank of America Private Bank.

Holzinger will work closely with AXIS’ Private Equity product team and will focus on underwriting insurance products for private equity and venture capital firms as well as private equity-backed public and private portfolio company investments. He joins AXIS from Starr Companies where he was a financial institutions underwriter. He began his career as a wealth management associate at Merrill Lynch before transitioning into specialty insurance.

Alexakis will focus on Commercial Crime underwriting. She joins AXIS from Chubb Insurance where she was a senior management liability underwriter. Alexakis brings 15 years’ experience assessing private and non-profit companies for D&O, EPL, fiduciary, crime and other related insurance coverages. She started her career at Chubb working as a claims adjuster for personal property claims before transitioning into various underwriting roles.

Alexandra Tucker also recently joined AXIS as an underwriter for middle market private company management liability products, for both wholesale and retail distribution.

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