PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AXIS Insurance, a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS), today announced the appointment of Max Perkins in the newly created role of Head of Strategy and Innovation for the Company’s Global Cyber and Technology unit, effective immediately. Mr. Perkins is based in the United States and reports to Dan Trueman, Global Head of Cyber and Technology for AXIS Insurance.
In this role, Mr. Perkins will support AXIS in maintaining a position as a thought leader in cyber and technology underwriting and risk transfer. He is also responsible for ensuring AXIS continues to develop innovative and effective ways of leading the understanding of cyber risk and cyber insurance. Mr. Perkins will support this in his role by providing a focal point and experienced insight for innovation opportunities and future product development. He will also help to develop resources to expand the delivery of the Company’s award-winning cyber insurance training services.
Mr. Trueman said: “We’re deeply committed to continuous innovation and product refinement in the area of cyber insurance, where we are a top global insurer. As strategy and innovation lead for our Global Cyber and Technology unit, Max will be critical to us achieving our goals in this regard, and we welcome him to our team.”
Mr. Perkins has nearly 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President at Lockton Companies where he focused on risk transfer and placement strategy for a wide variety of clients in cyber, technology errors and omissions, media, and miscellaneous professional liability, as well as developing innovative non-physical damage business interruption and intangible risk insurance products. During Mr. Perkins’ career, he has held a succession of roles at companies such as AIG, Beazley and Chubb.
About AXIS Capital
AXIS Capital, through its operating subsidiaries, is a global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders' equity at December 31, 2019, of $5.5 billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Canada and the Middle East. 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. Follow AXIS Capital on LinkedIn and Twitter