AXA XL Insurance has named Jeremy Gittler head of cyber and technology for the Americas, based in New York. In his new role, Mr. Gittler will manage AXA XL's cyber portfolio and develop the regional underwriting strategy and product innovation in the Americas.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has appointed Allan L. McVey as the state's insurance commissioner. Mr. McVey has served as secretary of the West Virginia Department of Administration since January 2019. He previously served as insurance commissioner from March 2017 until his appointment as secretary of administration.
AXA XL's global marine insurance business has appointed Stephen Clark marine liabilities global practice leader. Based in Chicago, Mr. Clark assumes the new role in addition to retaining his responsibilities as North America hull and liabilities practice leader.
AXA XL's North America construction business has promoted Ray Allen and Jim Richert to lead its construction professional business line and subcontractor default insurance (SDI) business line respectively. Mr. Richert will assume underwriting management oversight of AXA XL's SDI business while Mr. Allen assumes underwriting management of AXA XL's contractors professional and environmental liability insurance coverages.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Cassie Brown as the state's insurance commissioner. As the chief executive of the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), Ms. Brown oversees the regulation of the second-largest insurance market in the US and the seventh-largest in the world.
Kathryn Anderson has been appointed director in Strategic Risk Solutions' (SRS) European consulting practice. She will join SRS in October. Ms. Anderson will report to Derek Bridgeman, managing director and European risk consulting practice leader at SRS. She will be based in the United Kingdom.
Management Services International, LLC (MSI), has announced that Laura Quinones, Natasha Greco, and Justin Vaden are joining the company. Ms. Quinones joins MSI as an executive associate, Ms. Greco in an administrative support role, and Mr. Vaden will join MSI on September 16 as financial director.