PEMBROKE, Bermuda and CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AXIS Insurance, a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS), announced today the appointment of Meghan Anzelc, Ph.D., as Vice President, Data and Analytics. In this new role, Dr. Anzelc, a trained physicist and data scientist, is responsible for implementing a strategy and roadmap to expand AXIS’ data and analytics capabilities.
“Meghan is an accomplished data scientist and a proven leader with a strong understanding of the specialty insurance space – she is the ideal candidate to help take AXIS Insurance’s data and analytics strategy to the next level,” said Brian Kemp, Executive Vice President & Chief Pricing Actuary, AXIS Insurance. “Guided by Meghan’s leadership, we will further build upon our efforts to employ advanced data-driven decision making and analytics capabilities to enhance our products and services and deliver even more value to our clients.”
Prior to joining AXIS, Dr. Anzelc was Vice President, Lead Data Scientist, for Zurich North America, where she managed a team of 40 data scientists who were responsible for integrating predictive analytics capabilities across the company’s underwriting and claims functions. She also held actuarial and analytics roles at CNA and Travelers earlier in her career.
Dr. Anzelc earned her bachelor’s degree in physics from Loyola University Chicago, and received both a master’s and doctoral degree in physics from Northwestern University. She is active in numerous professional development initiatives within the insurance industry, including serving on the steering committee for the Women in Insurance Networking Group.
About AXIS Capital
AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders’ equity at March 31, 2017, of $6.2 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.