AXA XL Appoints Gabriel Okolski to PRCB Senior Underwriting Post

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April 12, 2022 |

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AXA XL has appointed Gabriel Okolski senior underwriter, Americas, of its Political Risk, Credit, and Bond (PRCB) business.

Based in Washington, DC, Mr. Okolski reports to Jeff Abramson, underwriting manager, special risks, PRCB.

"Gabriel brings extensive experience in credit analysis and structuring and deep expertise and broad relationships in the aviation finance sector," Mr. Abramson said in a statement. "He will be a great asset to our growing team of political risk and credit insurance experts here in DC."

In his new role, Mr. Okolski is responsible for new business production, underwriting, and client and broker relationships. He will work collaboratively with AXA XL's Americas PRCB and Specialty leadership teams to inform the overall growth strategy, with a particular focus on the further development and management of aviation finance activity.

Mr. Okolski joins AXA XL from Marsh, where he was senior vice president, credit and financial analyst, working exclusively on the Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium program for nearly 5 years. He previously worked as a senior transportation loan officer for the Export–Import Bank of the United States, where he focused on the structuring and execution of more than $3 billion in aircraft financing for airlines around the world.

Mr. Okolski began his career in commercial aviation at the US Department of Transportation as a transportation industry analyst. He holds a BA in political science from George Washington University and an MA in economics from George Mason University.

April 12, 2022