AXA XL has promoted Kareen Richardson to head of health care in its Bermuda Excess Casualty business. Ms. Richardson has more than 27 years of experience in the insurance industry in both casualty/healthcare underwriting and broking roles.
Roya P. Ewing, a veteran insurance executive, has joined United Educators Insurance, a long-time reciprocal risk retention group licensed in Vermont, as associate vice president of litigation management and operations. United Educators provides coverage to K–12 schools, colleges, and universities.
AXA XL has appointed Vanessa Leemans head of cyber, United Kingdom and Lloyd's. She will be responsible for leading AXA XL's cyber business in the United Kingdom and driving its strategic, profitable development. Ms. Leemans brings extensive cyber insurance expertise and broader cyber security and risk knowledge to her new position.
The AXA XL Insurance professional liability team has built out its regional underwriting management structure, promoting Rob Martin, Ed Perry, Katie Konfala, Cara Hardacker, and Brendan Carpenter to region leader positions. The moves are aimed to give brokers and clients greater access to the underwriting teams.
Guernsey Finance has appointed William Lewis as a dedicated business development representative for the insurance sector. Mr. Lewis has worked in the insurance market for more than 44 years, acquiring a broad range of knowledge, including the formation of protected cell companies and extensive interaction with the Guernsey regulator.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG), and Peter Zaffino, the company’s president, CEO, and chairman, have entered into a 5-year agreement that will keep Mr. Zaffino with the company until November 2027.
AXA XL has appointed Stephen White as alternative risk and captives leader for Canada. Based in Toronto, Mr. White will oversee the continued growth of AXA XL's captive insurance business in Canada, working closely with clients and broking partners to develop new and innovative solutions.