Head to supervise the group’s Lloyd’s of London operations
AXIS Capital Holding Limited (AXIS), a world specialty underwriter and insurance coverage firm, has introduced the appointment of John Owen (pictured) as the brand new chief govt officer of AXIS Managing Agency Limited (AMA), the agency’s managing agent arm.
“John’s extensive underwriting and leadership experience within AXIS and the Lloyd’s market equip him very well for the management and regulatory responsibilities of his new position as CEO of AXIS Managing Agency,” mentioned Mark Gregory, earlier CEO of AMA and present head of worldwide markets at AXIS.
Who is 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 May 2023 earlier than turning into the top of specialty, world markets the place he reported to Gregory.
“The depth of John’s market knowledge, his experience in underwriting across various specialty lines, and his strong relationships across the market, will strongly support our efforts to elevate AXIS as a leading specialty insurer and reinsurer,” mentioned Gregory.
As the CEO of AMA, Owen might be chargeable for overseeing AXIS’ Lloyd’s of London operations which incorporates Syndicate 1686.
Meanwhile, Gregory will keep his put up as a board member of AMA.
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