Head to supervise the group’s Lloyd’s of London operations
AXIS Capital Holding Restricted (AXIS), a worldwide specialty underwriter and insurance coverage firm, has introduced the appointment of John Owen (pictured) as the brand new chief government officer of AXIS Managing Company Restricted (AMA), the agency’s managing agent arm.
“John’s in depth underwriting and management expertise inside AXIS and the Lloyd’s market equip him very nicely for the administration and regulatory obligations of his new place as CEO of AXIS Managing Company,” stated Mark Gregory, earlier CEO of AMA and present head of worldwide markets at AXIS.
Who’s John Owen?
Having been with the agency for 19 years, Owen has undertaken each underwriting and management roles in AXIS and Novae, which AXIS acquired in 2017. He was beforehand head of marine & political dangers till Could 2023 earlier than turning into the top of specialty, international markets the place he reported to Gregory.
“The depth of John’s market data, his expertise in underwriting throughout varied specialty traces, and his robust relationships throughout the market, will strongly help our efforts to raise AXIS as a number one specialty insurer and reinsurer,” stated Gregory.
Because the CEO of AMA, Owen might be liable for overseeing AXIS’ Lloyd’s of London operations which incorporates Syndicate 1686.
In the meantime, Gregory will keep his publish as a board member of AMA.
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