TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AXIS Insurance, a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS), announced today the promotion of Brad Randell to Head of Canada Insurance, and Chief Agent, Canada, subject to review and/or approval of various Canadian regulatory entities. Mr. Randell will oversee AXIS’ insurance business in Canada, and will report directly to John Van Decker, President, North American Professional Lines, for AXIS Insurance.
“Brad has built a strong reputation within the Canadian specialty insurance market and is a seasoned underwriter with deep expertise across all professional lines classes of business,” said Mr. Van Decker. “His appointment to Head of Canada Insurance reaffirms our commitment to the important Canadian specialty lines insurance market. We look forward to the progress that Brad and his team will make in continuing to grow our business in Canada.”
Mr. Randell joined AXIS in 2008 and has served in several senior underwriting roles within the Company’s Canada insurance business, most recently as Senior Vice President and Professional Lines Unit Leader, Canada. Prior to joining AXIS, Mr. Randell held various underwriting roles at Liberty International Underwriters and at Royal Sun Alliance.
“I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead AXIS Insurance’s Canadian branch and to serve as its Chief Agent in Canada. I look forward to working with my colleagues as we expand AXIS’ insurance business in Canada and further enhance the services that we provide to our clients and partners,” said Mr. Randell.
About AXIS Capital
AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with total shareholders' equity at March 31, 2018, of $5.3 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.
About AXIS Insurance’s Canadian Branch
Coverage for AXIS Insurance’s Canadian branch is underwritten by AXIS Reinsurance Company (Canadian Branch), which is authorized and supervised by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, an independent agency of the Government of Canada. AXIS Reinsurance Company (Canadian Branch) is licensed in all Canadian provinces and territories. AXIS Reinsurance Company is an admitted carrier in all 50 of the United States and in the District of Columbia.