AXIS Re News

AXIS Re Names Sweeting from Vibe Syndicate as Head of Lloyd’s Casualty Reinsurance

AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., announced the hiring of Joe Sweeting as head of Lloyd’s Casualty Reinsurance. In this role, Sweeting will be responsible for managing all aspects of AXIS Re’s casualty business at …

AXIS Re Taps Thomas Miller’s Haugh as President, Global Mkts; Smart to Head Specialty Re

AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., announced the appointment of Ann Haugh as president of its Global Markets division. In this role, Haugh will oversee AXIS Re Strategic Partners, global Specialty Re and AXIS Re’s …

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 Re Appoints PartnerRe’s Pollak to New Role as Head of Product Center

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced that Marcus Pollak has been appointed to the newly created role of head of Product Center for AXIS Re. Based in Zurich, Pollak will lead underwriting process and portfolio management activities for AXIS Re, and …

AXIS Re Reports Organizational Changes, Market Expansion Plans

AXIS Re, the reinsurance segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has announced organizational changes to improve client service and plans to expand product and market capabilities. AXIS Re will now organize around four major divisions – North America, EMEA (Europe-Middle …

AXIS Names Swiss Re’s Arora as Reinsurance CEO

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced that Steve Arora has been named chief executive officer of AXIS Re. Arora joins the company from Swiss Re where he spent 18 years in a variety of senior positions, most recently as head of …

AXIS Capital Completes Purchase of Novae; Executive Team Announced

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. it has finalized its acquisition of Novae Group plc, which creates a $2 billion insurer in London and a top ten re/insurer at Lloyd’s, with 2016 global gross written premiums of $6 billion. The $611.5 million …

AXIS Re & China’s Renmin University Offer Actuarial Scholarship

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced the launch of the “AXIS Re Actuarial Scholarship” in partnership with Renmin University in China. The scholarship fund will provide financial assistance to actuarial students in Renmin’s School of Statistics to help develop their …

AXIS Re Names XL Catlin’s Leahey as Senior Cat U/W for Europe, MENA

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced the appointment of Michael Leahey as vice president and deputy head of Catastrophe Underwriting for Europe, Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and Israel, for AXIS Re. In addition to underwriting property catastrophe reinsurance business …

Nichols Resigns as AXIS Re’s CEO; Ekberg Named Interim Head of Reinsurance

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. announced that John “Jay” Nichols has resigned from his position as chief executive officer of AXIS Re. Nichols has agreed to remain with the company in a transitional role until March 31. AXIS has named …