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Maria Duhart

Maria has more than 20 years of experience in insurance, business strategy and finance. She has worked with large global corporates since the beginning of her career in banking and throughout her career in insurance and surety, finding commercial bond, financial and credit solutions for her clients.

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Geographic Focus

  • AmericasUnited States

Maria is our Head of Commercial Bonds. Before joining AXA XL, Maria headed the commercial surety operation at Nationwide for three years. Earlier she was at Chubb, where she held the roles of Regional Commercial Surety Manager and Senior Surety Underwriting Specialist. Her responsibilities ranged from corporate development and strategy to managing the credit portfolio of loss sensitive programs and deductible, retro and captive programs. Maria has held roles in strategic planning for a Latin American retail and finance group and in corporate banking at ABN AMRO Bank.

Maria studied economics at the Catholic University of Argentina, completed a certificate in administration and management at Harvard University and holds an MBA in strategy and finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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