Axis Insurance News

Simply Business, AXIS Launch Coverage for Home-Based Small Businesses

Simply Business, Inc., a digital insurance agency offering small business insurance policies on behalf of a panel of carriers, will work with AXIS Insurance on a new product intended for U.S. small business owners who conduct business from their homes. …

AXIS Partners With AllDigital Specialty MGA on Small Business Platform

AXIS Insurance and AllDigital Specialty will launch an insurance platform designed for the U.S. small private company management liability market. AXIS will utilize AllDigital’s technology to quote, bind and issue policies in the U.S. AXIS will provide paper and capacity …

AXIS Taps Woolley from GCube as Senior Underwriter, Int’l Construction Team

AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., announced the hiring of Anna Woolley as a senior underwriter in its International Construction team, effective immediately. In this role, Woolley will focus on writing new business and …

Aon’s Seyfried Joins AXIS Cyber Insurance Leadership in U.S.

Specialty insurer AXIS Insurance reported it has hired Eric Seyfried as Head of Cyber U.S. Open Market. In this new role, Seyfried will help implement the U.S. strategy for AXIS Insurance’s global cyber and technology business while overseeing underwriting results …

AmWINS Launches Social Engineering Crime Insurance Product

AmWINS Group, Inc., a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, has launched a new product designed to protect insureds against social engineering losses while also providing education and risk mitigation services. Losses covered under the new product can …

AXIS Consolidates 4 Businesses Into Single Global Cyber and Technology Unit

AXIS Insurance said it is merging its U.S. Cyber, Technology, Media and Miscellaneous Professional Liability businesses into one major division to better address “borderless risks.” Dan Trueman has been appointed as global head of the division, dubbed the Global Cyber …

AXIS Insurance International Names Cullum to New Role, Head of Business Development

AXIS Insurance, the insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., announced that Paul Cullum has been appointed to the newly created role of head of Business Development for AXIS Insurance International Division. Cullum will be responsible for helping to …

AXIS Capital Names O’Sullivan as CEO of AXIS Specialty Europe and AXIS Re

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced the appointment of Helen O’Sullivan as CEO of AXIS Specialty Europe SE and AXIS Re SE. In this role, she will oversee the company’s Irish subsidiaries and their branches. O’Sullivan also will join the board …

AXIS Insurance Promotes Randell to Head of Canada Insurance & Chief Agent, Canada

AXIS Insurance, a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., announced the promotion of Brad Randell to head of Canada Insurance, and chief agent, Canada, subject to review and/or approval of various Canadian regulatory entities. Randell will oversee AXIS’ insurance …

AXIS’ A.M. Best Ratings Revised to Negative; Insurance Arm Blamed

AXIS Capital Holdings’ money-losing insurance segment has drawn the attention of A.M. Best, which revised its outlooks for the Bermuda-based carrier to negative from stable, based largely on its performance. “The revised outlooks are based on unfavorable trends in the …