Ironshore’s Shrubb Joins AXA XL’s Terrorism Insurance Team in U.S.

Article 0 Comments Morgan Shrubb has joined AXA XL Insurance as underwriting manager for War, Terrorism & Political Violence insurance. Shrubb joins AXA XL from Ironshore International where she served as a production specialist, charged with growing the company’s war, terrorism and political violence book of business on the West […]

AXA XL Merges European Teams with Job Losses Expected

Article 0 Comments AXA XL announced another step in its post-merger integration which is expected to lead to job losses in Europe. AXA XL said it began transferring employees in Europe into a single employing company at the beginning of February and, subject to regulatory approvals, commenced plans for merging […]

AXA XL Transfers XL Insurance from UK to Dublin as Post-Brexit HQ

Article 0 Comments AXA XL has completed the transfer of its European Union insurance company, XL Insurance Co. SE (XLICSE), from the UK to Dublin, Ireland. XLICSE is a wholly owned subsidiary within the AXA XL division of AXA Group, providing insurance within Europe and Asia, operating through an international […]

AXA XL Uses AI to Speed Up Property Engineering Risk Analysis, Underwriting

Article 0 Comments AXA XL Risk Consulting announced it is using artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance its property risk engineering capabilities. AXA XL Risk Consulting is working with Expert System, an Italian developer of cognitive computing software based on AI algorithms. In order to help with the assessment of property […]

AXA XL Appoints Dicob to Excess Casualty Insurance Team in New York

Article 0 Comments AXA XL has appointed Andrew Dicob to its Excess Casualty Insurance team as leader for the U.S. Northeastern region. Based in New York and reporting to Donnacha Smyth, president of Global Excess Casualty, Dicob will work with brokers and clients throughout the region, addressing their excess casualty […]

Harwood Joins AXA XL’s Broker and Client Management Team in Chicago

Article 0 Comments Josh Harwood has joined AXA XL’s Broker and Client Management team as client distribution Leader for the US North Central Region. He is based in Chicago and reports to Todd Sutherland, US North Central Regional leader. Harwood will be one of AXA XL’s key points of contact […]

AXA XL’s E&S Casualty Insurance Names 2 U.S. Product Leaders

Article 0 Comments AXA XL insurance has appointed new Excess & Surplus (E&S) Casualty product leads in the U.S. Ankur Chokshi has been promoted to head of E&S Primary Casualty and Brokerage and Binding Authority while Kimberly Smid joins AXA’s E&S team to lead its Excess Casualty E&S business. Both […]

AXA XL Adds Cybersecurity Services to Cyber Insurance Program

Article 0 Comments AXA XL, a division of AXA, has added complimentary proactive cybersecurity services for its primary cyber & technology insurance clients to improve their cybersecurity preparedness. During their first cyber insurance policy year, AXA XL’s cyber clients can choose one of several proactive services from a number of […]

AXA Expects Profits to Be Boosted by Its $15 Billion XL Deal

Article 0 Comments AXA, Europe’s second-biggest insurer, expects its profitability to improve in the next two years thanks to U.S. business brought in by its new XL arm, and said it would now focus on expanding in Asia. The French insurer said profits should be boosted by its $15 billion […]

AXA XL, Slice Labs Launch On-Demand Cyber Coverage for Small, Mid-Size Businesses

Article 0 Comments Slice Labs Inc., an on-demand insurance cloud provider, and AXA XL, a division of AXA, have launched a new cyber insurance policy specifically designed for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Powered by Slice’s Insurance Cloud Services (ICS) platform, AXA XL’s cyber insurance coverage provides U.S. small and […]