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Eric C. Donofrio

Having spent time on both the broking and underwriting sides of aviation insurance, as well as working in most classes of aviation business, Eric brings a unique and balanced perspective to the needs of AXA XL’s diverse client base.

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  • AmericasCanada, United States

Eric is our North American Regional Manager for aviation insurance and oversees underwriting teams in New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Toronto. He has 16 years of experience in aviation insurance.


Before joining XL Group, Eric served as a Vice President at Willis Global Aviation North America in New York, managing aircraft products liability business as well as working on corporate aircraft and airport service business. Earlier, he spent six years with Marsh, Inc.’s aviation practice, focusing primarily on aircraft products liability, including large placements and middle market accounts. He also spent three years as a General Aviation Underwriter at United States Aviation Underwriters, Inc. (USAIG), specializing in general aviation risks. Before working for USAIG, Eric interned with the General Aviation Manufacturers Association as a legislative assistant, working on the introduction of general aviation tort reform.


Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College in New York, with a major in government and a minor in economics. He also holds a private pilot certificate with an instrument rating.

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