AXA announced today the appointment of Scott Gunter as CEO of AXA XL. Rainer Schoellhammer, Chief Finance Officer He will replace Greg Hendrick, who … Scott Gunter holds a bachelor’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and graduated from Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada) Executive Program. Scott brings over 30 years of experience, a strong track record in commercial insurance and underwriting and a profound knowledge of the North American market. Charles has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. A la clôture officielle de l'acquisition du Groupe XL, AXA XL combinera l’activité d’assurance dommages des grandes entreprises et des risques de spécialités dans une nouvelle entité du Groupe AXA. He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has … Joseph Tocco, Chief Executive Officer, Americas Between 2012 and 2015, Rainer held the role of CFO at AXA Corporate Solutions, after a short spell as Senior Vice President BSD for Japan & Asia-Pacific at AXA Group. Before 2011, he had spent five years at AXA Germany, where he undertook various senior roles, including Head of Financial Planning and Analysis, Controller, and CFO of a specialized life entity. Scott Gunter, AXA XL CEO, confirmed the following Leadership Team to build out the envisaged operating model*: . We want to continue to serve our clients and brokers to the very best of our ability while being a simpler organisation to navigate. Nancy Bewlay is Chief Underwriting Officer for AXA XL, as announced today. * In line with usual practise, the proposed changes affecting European entities, will be subject to consultation with employee representative bodies. Noel Richardson was appointed Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for AXA XL in 2018. Nancy also served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of C.V. Starr & Company (California) and was responsible for the overall operations of the agency. Axa XL is a subsidiary of global insurance and reinsurance company Axa. New Delhi, India, February 27, 2020 – AXA announced the appointment of Scott Gunter, previously Senior Vice President of Chubb Group and President of Chubb’s North America Commercial Insurance division, as CEO of AXA XL. He transitioned to reinsurance when he joined XL Reinsurance America, Inc. in Stamford, Connecticut, in 2000 as an Assistant Vice President and Corporate Planning Analyst. He directed XL Group’s multiline P&C operations, including underwriting activities for General Property, Global Risk Management, Excess Casualty, North America Programs, Construction, Environmental and Excess & Surplus coverages, in the US and Canada. AXA XL has announced that Xavier Veyry has been appointed as CEO Asia & Europe. Karen le Duc is appointed Chief Human Resources Officer, having previously held a number of senior roles on the EXCOM for AXA Liabilities Managers. The CEO of AXA on Thursday expressed confidence in the French insurer's company-focused XL Group after the business reported a loss in the first half following a spike in COVID-19-related claims. In this role, her focus was on pricing development, portfolio management and strategy development and deployment. Rainer Schoellhammer was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for AXA XL in 2019. Prior, he was Chief Executive of Bermuda Reinsurance for XL Catlin. Prior to his last role as President of Chubb’s North America Commercial Insurance division, Scott held several global positions within Chubb, including Chief Underwriting Officer. London - United Kingdom - February 20, 2020. Scott will join AXA’s Management Committee, reporting to Thomas Buberl, CEO of AXA. “I would like to warmly thank Greg for his leadership in managing the integration of XL over the past two years and building the new AXA XL division, which is today a solid and well-positioned franchise. Joseph Tocco, Chief Executive Officer, Americas, Scott Gunter, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Eurasia, Sean McGovern, Interim Chief Executive Officer, UK & Lloyd’s market, Charles Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Reinsurance, Karen le Duc, Chief Human Resources Officer, Matthieu Caillat, Chief Operating Officer, Rainer Schoellhammer, Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his current role, Matthieu had worked in Paris since 2015 as Deputy Global Chief Underwriting Officer at AXA Corporate Solutions (ACS), before also becoming CEO - France at ACS in 2016. Nancy joined XL Catlin in 2017 as the Global Chief Underwriting Officer for Casualty. AXA XL, the commercial insurance and reinsurance arm of the AXA Group, has announced that its Chief Executive Officer Greg Hendrick is set to depart and has hired Scott Gunter, formerly the Senior Vice President of Chubb Group and President of Chubb’s North America Commercial Insurance division, as its new CEO. AXA XL today announced a new Leadership Team and proposed changes to the operating model of its Insurance business following a strategic review. Before joining XL Group, Sean held various senior positions at Lloyd’s of London, having joined in 1996 from private practice at Clifford Chance. Prior to joining AXA, he worked principally in the life assurance sector after starting his career in consultancy and subsequently European Head of Life Product Management within AIG. Axa XL, a division of Axa SA, on Tuesday would not elaborate on possible job losses as it unveiled a series of executive changes and restructured its … Having started his insurance career at the company in 2003, Matthieu worked his way up through the organization, holding positions in the Specialty Markets Division, including in risk modelling, portfolio management and business development. Xavier Veyry, currently holding the responsibilities of country CEO of AXA China, Chairman of AXA Tianping in China, and AXA General Insurance in Korea, will be leaving his role as the CEO of AXA China to lead AXA XL’s Asia & Europe business from Dublin, Ireland as its CEO. In addition to his duties as CEO, Scott Gunter had assumed the role of Interim CEO Eurasia in the context of the new organization of AXA XL and of its leadership team. Je suis fier d'annoncer aujourd’hui la nouvelle stratégie de marque des activités des groupes AXA et XL. AXA XL today announced that Xavier Veyry has been appointed as CEO, Asia & Europe. Rainer joined AXA in 2006, after it acquired Winterthur Group, the insurance division of Credit Suisse. Prior to joining XL Group, Brent was with The Hartford for more than 12 years, where he held various in-house attorney positions in addition to a Vice President role in the company's Claims Department, with responsibility for managing claim groups in the US and UK. He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the Group. Scott Gunter, formerly senior vice president of Chubb Group and president of Chubb’s North Americal commercial division, has been appointed to the role. In 2002, he was appointed a Director and Lloyd’s General Counsel, with global responsibility for Lloyd's legal, regulatory and Government affairs globally. He has led the Operations & Technology function at AXA XL since 2018. Matthieu Caillat, Chief Operating Officer Before joining AXA Liabilities Managers, Karen had spent three years in other Programme management roles within the Group. Changes include the creation of a single global insurance underwriting function and the establishment of three geographical business units across the Americas, Eurasia, and the UK & Lloyd’s market. Find out more on our Executive Management and learn how our Management Committee and Partners group support the operational management of the Group. I wish him all the best in his future endeavors. “This Leadership Team is an international, highly experienced team of individuals: around half the team have a background at legacy XL Catlin, while the other half bring diverse and valuable experience from across the AXA Group. In taking up the role, Mr. Veyry will join AXA XL’s newly configured Leadership Team, reporting to Scott Gunter, CEO. In this role, Nancy was responsible for the aggregated portfolio management of the Global casualty lines. Xavier currently is Country CEO of AXA China As I move on, I am convinced that the expertise, ability to innovate and customer focus which are at the heart of our DNA will be key assets in ensuring the continued success of this great platform,” commented Greg Hendrick. For more detailed information on the cookies used for this website, you can read our Cookie Policy. Scott Gunter, AXA XL CEO, confirmed the following Leadership Team to build out the envisaged operating model*: Nancy Bewlay , Chief Underwriter Officer Joseph Tocco , Chief Executive Officer, Americas The Group CEO confirms to investors a continued focus on healthcare and protection as underwriting discipline is enforced in Axa XL. AXA bought Bermuda-based XL in 2018 in a $15 billion deal to broaden its range of businesses, but in February this year lowered its 2020 profit guidance I am convinced that his deep experience and leadership skills coupled with the highly professional and engaged teams of AXA XL, will be a winning combination to drive the next phase of AXA XL’s development,” said Thomas Buberl. Prior, he was Chief Executive of Bermuda Reinsurance for XL Catlin. Read more about AXA CEO confident of XL business after loss in first half due to Covid on Business Standard. Matthieu Caillat is Chief Operating Officer at AXA XL. Karen le Duc, Chief HR Officer  Mr. McGovern had been performing the role on an interim basis for a number of months and has now been confirmed on a permanent basis. Paris-based AXA’s “who’s who” web page, as of Oct. 27, lists Hopkinson as interim Canadian country manager reporting to Joe Tocco, AXA XL’s CEO, Americas. We won't set optional cookies unless you enable them. AXA XL announced that Sean McGovern has been appointed as CEO UK & Lloyd’s market, subject to regulatory approval. Noel Richardson, Chief Risk Officer Then, in September 2018, following Axa's acquisition of XL Catlin, he became CEO of Axa XL. Joseph Tocco, Chief Executive Officer… Prior, she held the role of Global Chief Underwriting Officer for Long Tail Property & Casualty (P&C) risks. Scott will join AXA’s Management Committee, reporting to Thomas Buberl, CEO of AXA. Cooper has been CEO of AXA XL’s Global Reinsurance operations since 2018. Axa XL Insurance Canada’s CEO Uhlmann and aerospace head Watts depart 2020-10-19T23:08:00 Axa XL Insurance Canada’s CEO and chief agent Urs Uhlmann and head of aerospace David Watts have both left the company, The Insurer can reveal. AXA XL today announced that Sean McGovern has been appointed as CEO UK & Lloyd’s market subject to regulatory approval. In taking up the role, Mr. Veyry will join AXA XL’s newly configured Leadership Team, reporting to Scott Gunter, CEO. For more detailed information on the cookies used for this website, you can read our Cookie Policy. In 2005, he transferred to the Bermuda office, where he was Senior Vice President & Underwriter for XL Re Ltd, with responsibility for Property catastrophe and specialty accounts business. The CUO would be responsible for underwriting governance, pricing, P&L and the management of the global heads of business lines in order to define and drive product strategy. Under the changes, some Axa XL … “This is a positive step forward for AXA XL and I strongly believe that this new Leadership Team will ensure we are the insurance partner of choice across business lines and around the world.”. “I am very happy to join the AXA Group and look forward to working with AXA XL’s teams to accelerate its development. The news of Mr Hendrick's departure came as Axa reported its full year earnings for 2019. Karen undertook several roles of increasing responsibility at AXA Liabilities Managers after joining in 2004, in addition to previous positions. In 2014, he also became Lloyd's first Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Board. AXA XL has announced the appointment of Xavier Veyry as CEO of Asia and Europe, joining the firm’s newly configured Leadership Team. He previously held the role of Global Head of Claims, following a promotion at XL Catlin in 2018. CEO, UK Hub +44 20 7105 3148: Email: Group Underwriting Board: Jonathan Gale: Chief Executive, London Reinsurance +44 20 7015 0933: Email: I-UK Executive Management: Paul Greensmith: Chief Underwriting Officer UK, Insurance +44 20 7015 0844: Email AXA XL has announced that Xavier Veyry has been appointed as CEO Asia & Europe. He had previously worked in Germany for companies including Bain & Company and Lazard & Co Ltd. AXA XL, as a controller, uses cookies to provide its service, improve user experience, measure audience engagement, and interact with users’ social network accounts. Axa well positioned for post Covid-19 growth claims Buberl as 2023 strategy revealed - Insurance Age Paris, February 20, 2020 Scott Gunter is appointed CEO of AXA XL AXA announced today the appointment of Scott Gunter, previously Senior Vice President of Chubb Group and President of Chubb's North America Commercial Insurance division, as CEO of AXA XL.He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the Group. In this role, Joe was responsible for driving the development and effective delivery of innovative insurance and risk management solutions for our brokers and clients based in the US, Canada and Bermuda. Rainer was previously Group Finance Controller at AXA Group, a role he held since 2015. “I am very happy that Scott is joining AXA. Charles Cooper is Chief Executive of AXA XL’s Global Reinsurance operations, a role he has held since 2018. In this role Nancy was responsible for developing core underwriting strategies and optimizing product profitability for AXA XL’s long tail insurance lines, including casualty, cyber and professional liability. Mr. Veyry is currently Country CEO of AXA China and Chairman of AXA Tianping in China and AXA General Insurance in Korea. Together, we will leverage our unique position in the market and our recognized expertise to make AXA XL the best global commercial lines insurance partner for its clients,” said Scott Gunter. AXA XL in June 2020 announced that Xavier Veyry had been appointed as CEO Asia & Europe, based in Dublin, Ireland, and reporting to Scott Gunter, AXA XL CEO. Joseph Tocco is Chief Executive Officer, Americas, as announced today. Joe joined XL Group in 2011 from Zurich Financial Services, where he led the North America Property group, Global Corporate Business Unit. The regional structure would mean decisions can be made faster in country, while the global functions would mean our clients and brokers continue to benefit from our global expertise and experience. Before joining AXA, he served as Senior Vice President of Chubb Group and President of Chubb’s North America Commercial Insurance division. As General Counsel, Sean has oversight of legal, compliance and regulatory matters. Scott Gunter, AXA XL CEO, confirmed the following Leadership Team to build out the envisaged operating model*: Nancy Bewlay, Chief Underwriter Officer. He joined AXA in 1994 and has held several posts during his time with the Group, notably Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of several operating entities (AXA Germany, AXA Belgium, AXA Bank Europe), CFO of the Northern Europe and CEE Region and of the Life and Health operations worldwide, Group Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury, Group Head of Life, Savings & Health Insurance and Risk Management. Scott Gunter, AXA XL CEO, confirmed the following Leadership Team to build out the envisaged operating model*: Nancy Bewlay , Chief Underwriter Officer Joseph Tocco , Chief Executive Officer, Americas The team at AXA XL, led by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Scott Gunter, is looking to capitalise on rising prices in the current hardening market environment, in an effort to both enhance and increase the underwriting performance of the business, according to Thomas Buberl, CEO of AXA. You can disable them at any time. Mr. Gunter continued: “I have spent my first 60 days as CEO considering our priorities and our structure and assembling the right team to drive AXA XL forward. AXA announced today the appointment of Scott Gunter, previously Senior Vice President of Chubb Group and President of Chubb’s North America Commercial Insurance division, as CEO of AXA XL. Between 2010 and 2015, Matthieu had been acting as Managing Director and then CEO of AXA Corporate Solutions UK and AXA Matrix UK, based in London. “I would like to warmly thank Greg for his leadership in managing the integration of XL over the past two years and building the new AXA XL division, which is today a solid and well-positioned franchise. He set up AXA Corporate Solutions Space division in 2007 and led it until 2012. Scott Gunter, AXA XL CEO, confirmed the following Leadership Team to build out the envisaged operating model*: Nancy Bewlay , Chief Underwriter Officer Joseph Tocco , Chief Executive Officer, Americas We won't set optional cookies unless you enable them. Paris-based AXA’s “who’s who” web page, as of Oct. 27, lists Hopkinson as interim Canadian country manager reporting to Joe Tocco, AXA XL’s CEO, Americas. The proposed shakeup follows the recent appointment of Scott Gunter, previously at rival Chubb Ltd., as chief executive officer of Axa XL. Brent is Chief Claims Officer at AXA XL, as announced today. Charles Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Reinsurance Charles Cooper is Chief Executive of AXA XL’s Global Reinsurance operations, a role he has held since 2018. These changes will be effective immediately, subject to any required regulatory approval. Charles has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. (RTTNews) - French insurer Axa SA (AXAHY.PK) announced Thursday the appointment of Scott Gunter as CEO of AXA XL. Improving Axa XL’s performance is now an “absolute priority” for parent Axa, according to group CEO Thomas Buberl. Sean is a non-executive board member of The City UK, which promotes the UK financial services sector, and is also Chairman of its International Trade & Investment Group. Prior, Joe served as Chief Executive of the Americas region for XL Catlin. “I am proud of the work done together with our colleagues in creating the new AXA XL division. Key proposed changes to the operating model include the creation of a single global insurance Underwriting Function and the establishment of three geographical Business Units across the Americas, Eurasia, and the UK & Lloyd’s market. McGovern had been performing … Prior to this position, Joe served as President and Head of XL Group’s North America Property business and XL Global Asset Protection Services (XL GAPS), XL Group’s loss prevention consulting firm. With the effective consolidation of AXA Art, AXA Corporate Solutions and XL's activities under one roof, he has laid the foundation for AXA XL’s future success as part of the #1 global commercial lines insurance platform. Paris, February 20, 2020 Scott Gunter is appointed CEO of AXA XL AXA announced today the appointment of Scott Gunter, previously Senior Vice President of Chubb Group and President of Chubb's North America Commercial Insurance division, as CEO of AXA XL.He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the Group. He began his career with AIG and Zurich North America in New York, writing International Primary Casualty business. Scott will join AXA’s Management Committee, […] McGovern had been performing the role on … He also served as Chief Executive of North America P&C unit for XL Group plc’s global insurance operations. AXA XL, the commercial insurance and reinsurance arm of the AXA Group, has announced that its Chief Executive Officer Greg Hendrick is set to depart and has hired Scott Gunter, formerly the Senior Vice President of Chubb Group and President of Chubb’s North America Commercial Insurance division, as its new CEO. In this role he is responsible for defining and ensuring application of the risk strategy and associated framework, governance, processes and appetites across AXA XL. Charles Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Reinsurance Brent started his career in private practice, working at both Bingham McCutchen LLP and Saul Ewing LLP. Greg’s contribution has been instrumental in creating business synergies and ensuring a smooth transition for our clients and brokers. Prior, Nancy joined Swiss Re in 2013 as Head of Underwriting for Casualty, responsible for the underwriting and actuarial treaty teams in the US and Canada. These included CIO / Global Head of Business Support (2004), Global Head of Human Resources (2012), Global Head of Communications (2014), Head of Global Shared Services Centre and Integration (2016) and CEO AXA Liabilities Managers US (2018). Mr. McGovern had been performing the role on an interim basis for some months and has now been confirmed on a permanent basis. Mr. Veyry is currently Country CEO of AXA China and Chairman of AXA Tianping in China and AXA General Insurance in Korea. PARIS (dpa-AFX) - French insurer Axa SA (AXAHY.PK) announced Thursday the appointment of Scott Gunter as CEO of AXA XL. The three geographical Business Units will be led by CEOs, who would be responsible for the balance sheets of their geographies and managing talent. (RTTNews) - French insurer Axa SA (AXAHY.PK) announced Thursday the appointment of Scott Gunter as CEO of AXA XL. The Underwriting Function will be led by a global Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO), who will be working to design the structure of the proposed new model. He had previously joined Winterthur as Assistant Vice President Accounting Policy Group in 2002. Brent joined XL Group in 2014 and previously held the positions of Global Practice Leader – Casualty Claims and General Counsel – Global Claims, with a place on the Claims Leadership Team. In 2010, Charles assumed the role of President and Chief Underwriting officer of XL Re Ltd. Brent Hoffman, Chief Claims Officer He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has decided to pursue other opportunities outside the Group. Specialty risk firm AXA XL, a subsidiary of global insurer AXA, announced this week that it has appointed Xavier Veyry, the country CEO of AXA China, to head its Asia and Europe operations. He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has decided to pursue other opportunities Axa XL CEO Greg Hendrick has stepped down with immediate effect to pursue opportunities outside the group. It is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, domiciled in Hamilton, Bermuda, and has more than 100 offices on 6 continents. Sean McGovern was appointed General Counsel of AXA XL in September 2018, having previously been Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Regulatory & Government Affairs at XL Group since October 2016. He was previously Chief Operating Officer, North America Personal Risk Services and Chief Underwriting Officer of Chubb Commercial Insurance. AXA XL has named Sean McGovern CEO UK & Lloyd's market subject to regulatory approval. Following today’s announcement, he will also lead Data & Analytics. Sean McGovern, General Counsel Veyry will report to Scott Gunter, CEO of AXA XL, according to a press release by the global insurance provider. Before joining Winterthur, Rainer had worked as a research assistant while completing a PhD in Accounting at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Scott started his career in 1986 and has served in a number of positions of increasing responsibility in underwriting and field management in the US and Canada. He previously held the role of Head of North America Property & Casualty (P&C), which included Professional insurance lines for AXA XL. He was responsible for directing XL Group’s property underwriting activities for General Property and Energy Property business and managing a global team of risk engineers. Nancy joined C.V. Starr & Company in 2006 as Manager of the East Coast offices and continued her tenure with advancing responsibilities and roles; including Executive Vice President & Director of Field Operations. You can disable them at any time. AXA XL announced that Sean McGovern has been appointed as CEO UK & Lloyd’s market, subject to regulatory approval. Scott Gunter, AXA XL CEO, confirmed the following Leadership Team to build out the envisaged operating model*: Scott Gunter said: “AXA XL is the result of acquisitions and mergers and with our increased scale, now is the time to optimize our structure by striking the right balance between local and global decision making so we remain agile and flexible.”. McGovern had been performing the role on an interim basis for some months and has now been confirmed on a permanent basis. Charles Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Reinsurance. In taking up the role, Mr Veyry will join AXA XL's newly configured leadership team, reporting to CEO … AXA XL, as a controller, uses cookies to provide its service, improve user experience, measure audience engagement, and interact with users’ social network accounts. The CEO of AXA on Thursday expressed confidence in the French insurer's company-focused XL Group after the business reported a loss in the first half following a spike in COVID-19-related claims. Notes to Editor: Nancy Bewlay, Chief Underwriting Officer AXA XL announced that Sean McGovern has been appointed as CEO UK & Lloyd’s market subject to regulatory approval. AXA XL in April 2020 announced a new leadership team and a new organization following a strategic review. He has also been appointed by the US Treasury to serve as a member of the US Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, which advises the US Treasury on insurance issues. Scott Gunter, AXA XL CEO, confirmed the following Leadership Team to build out the envisaged operating model*: . The appointment is part of an overhaul of its leadership structure which will see the leaders of geographical business units joining the leadership team.