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AXA XL Insurance today announced it has appointed Jean-Marc Radureau as Underwriting Manager, Construction for its operations in France. He was previously Risk Consulting Director, Marine, Energy & Construction at AXA XL Risk Consulting.

Commenting on this appointment, Julien Guénot, Country Leader, France at AXA XL, said: “Despite 2020 being a transition year due to COVID-19, the French construction sector had been steadily growing these last few years and was worth EUR 148 billion in 2019, according to the French Federation of Construction (FFB). It is a key industry for the French economy, and we are delighted to have strengthen our team further to support our construction clients in 2021 and further.”

Brigitte Sartorius, Underwriting Manager, Property, Construction & Energy, added: “From high rise buildings to industrial sites, our clients are involved in a very wide range of construction projects and require flexible solutions, as well as deep underwriting expertise. I am delighted to welcome Jean-Marc to our team; his knowledge of the sector and his experience in underwriting these risks position him ideally as a leader for this line of business.”

Mr. Radureau has more than 25 years of experience in insurance. He joined AXA in 1989 and started underwriting construction risks for AXA Global Risks in 1995, before holding a number of leadership roles at SMABTP and Munich Re. He came back to AXA in 2013 as Head of Property – Engineering at AXA Global P&C and was later appointed as VP, Chief Underwriting Officer, Latam for AXA Corporate Solutions in Brazil.