PEMBROKE, Bermuda & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital”) (NYSE:AXS) today announced the appointment of Kelly Dworniczek as Vice President, Public D&O and Fiduciary Product Manager, for AXIS Insurance’s Commercial Management Solutions (CMS) team. Ms. Dworniczek will oversee product strategy, development and analysis for AXIS Insurance’s D&O and Fiduciary Liability products, and will report directly to Mark Paccione, Executive Vice President of CMS at AXIS Insurance. Ms. Dworniczek is based in Chicago.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Paccione said, “Kelly is an experienced leader with a broad background and proven track record in D&O and Fiduciary Liability insurance. Our team and clients will benefit from her experience managing a diverse set of product offerings and her unique combination of skills and expertise, which extend across management, underwriting, product development, claims handling and distribution.”
Ms. Dworniczek has nearly 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently serving as Assistant Vice President, Underwriting and Management Liability Lead, at CNA. Previously, she worked in several claims-management roles at CNA, including overseeing its highest-risk claims. A lawyer by training, Ms. Dworniczek began her career working for several Chicago law firms, as well as at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Chicago office.
Ms. Dworniczek earned her law degree from Loyola University-Chicago School of Law and received a Bachelor’s degree in political science and public law from Northern Illinois University. She is a member of both the Illinois and New York state bars, and is an active member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.
About AXIS Capital
AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders’ equity at December 31, 2016 of $6.3 billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Middle East, Canada and Latin America. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a rating of “A+” (“Strong”) by Standard & Poor’s and “A+” (“Superior”) by A.M. Best. For more information about AXIS Capital, visit our website at www.axiscapital.com. Please be sure to follow AXIS Capital on LinkedIn.
About AXIS Insurance
AXIS Insurance — a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) —provides Property & Casualty, Professional Lines, Terrorism, Marine, Energy, Aviation, Credit & Political Risk, Environmental, Accident & Health coverages and other customized insurance solutions. Our products are offered through our distribution partners, which include wholesale brokers, retail brokers and designated managing general agents/underwriters (“MGAs”/”MGUs”) in the U.S. and abroad. Coverages are backed by the financial strength and security of the AXIS Insurance Companies, rated “A+” (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s and “A+” (Superior) XV by A.M. Best. For more information, visit our website at http://www.axiscapital.com/en-us/insurance.