PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital" or "the Company") (NYSE:
AXS) today announced that Joe England has been appointed Chief
Underwriting Officer, International Division at AXIS Insurance. This is
a new position that will report directly to Mark Gregory, CEO of the
International Division, AXIS Insurance.
Joe will retain his leadership roles as both the CEO and CUO of AXIS
Specialty Europe SE.
Commenting on the appointment, Mark Gregory said, "Joe has been closely
involved in the day-to-day underwriting of our Specialty Lines across
the Division for a number of years. During this time, he has developed
considerable experience and knowledge over a broad range of our
business, and is particularly well-qualified to assume this new role."
Prior to joining AXIS Capital in 2004, Joe was responsible for ACE's
Marine Cargo & Specie London Market underwriting, and for the UK retail
Marine & Risk Management survey operations of ACE Europe. Joe began his
insurance career with the FLP Secretan Syndicate at Lloyd's in 1989.
About AXIS Capital
AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines
insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders' equity attributable
to AXIS Capital at March 31, 2014 of $5.8 billion and locations in
Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Canada, Australia and
Latin America. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a rating of
"A+" ("Strong") by Standard & Poor's and "A+" ("Superior") by A.M. Best.
For more information about AXIS Capital, visit our website at www.axiscapital.com.
Source: AXIS Capital Holdings Limited