Product Family

AXA XL Insurance today announced it has appointed Ludovic Berlioux as Underwriting Manager, Aerospace – France, effective September 1st, and promoted Alexandre Caprile to Underwriting Manager, Product & Airport – France.

In his new role, Mr. Berlioux will oversee the strategic management of AXA XL’s Aerospace portfolio in France, comprising its four segments: General Aviation, Product & Airport and Space. Mr. Caprile will be responsible for the underwriting strategy for Product & Airport.

Julien Guénot, Country Leader, France, said: “France is home to the largest aerospace industry in Europe and, despite the effect of the COVID-19 crisis on the sector, it is likely going to remain the country’s biggest export asset. We are committed to supporting our clients in what is a very important and innovative industry as they take to the sky again.”

He added: “I am delighted to welcome Ludovic to AXA XL’s underwriting team who is taking over the role from Corinne Debain; I would like to thank her for her significant contribution to our aerospace business over the last years.”

Commenting on the appointment, Michael Maier, Chief Underwriting Officer, Aerospace, APAC & Europe, said: “Ludovic’s extensive experience and specialist expertise position him ideally to lead our Aerospace team in France and to support our clients and brokers from our French underwriting hub dedicated to the French, Southern European and French-speaking African markets. I am also pleased to see Alexandre progress within the team, it is a testament to the quality and talent of our colleagues.”

Mr, Berlioux has more than 20 years of experience in aviation insurance. He joins AXA XL from La Réunion Aérienne & Spatiale where he served as Head of business development and partnerships. Previously, he held a number of senior aviation underwriting positions at Marsh.