AXA XL strengthens its UK Life, Accident & Health team with key hires and promotions
London, United Kingdom - November 05, 2019
AXA XL has announced the following people have joined its UK Life, Accident & Health (A&H) team:
- Mark Campbell joins as Underwriting Manager, Wholesale Accident & Health.
- David Walker joins as Class Underwriter, Wholesale Accident & Health.
Mark Campbell has been appointed to the role of Underwriting Manager, Wholesale A&H. In his new role, he will oversee AXA XL’s UK wholesale A&H underwriting operation, with responsibility for driving profitable growth across the portfolio. He will report to Patrick Corbett, Chief Underwriting Officer, Life, A&H at AXA XL.
Mr. Campbell has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, after joining Gow-Gates Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd. as an assistant account executive in 1998. Following stints at Marsh Pty Ltd. and Accident & Health International Underwriting Pty Ltd, he moved to Sirius International Insurance Corp. as a deputy underwriter, A&H in 2009. He joins AXA XL from Aspen Insurance UK Ltd., where has worked as a senior underwriter since 2015.
David Walker has been appointed as Class Underwriter, Wholesale A&H. He joins from Pembroke Managing Agency, where he worked most recently as a personal accident underwriter. Mr. Walker brings with him more than 28 years’ experience, during which he held broking and underwriting roles at C.E. Heath Ltd, Johnson & Higgins Insurance Brokers, Aon Ltd, Tyser Insurance Brokers and Argo International. He will report to Mark Campbell.
In addition, the following AXA XL colleagues have been appointed to new roles:
- Toni LePine is appointed Global Product Leader, Retail Accident & Health.
- Andrew Maynard is appointed Global Product Leader, Aircrew, Ships Crew & Mobility Health Benefits.
- Iain Rowe is appointed as Underwriting Manager, Life.
Toni LePine has been appointed Global Product Leader, Retail A&H, with responsibility for driving the development of innovative new insurance solutions and managing underwriting policies, guidelines and procedures for AXA XL’s retail A&H division. She will undertake her new role in addition to her existing position as Head of Retail A&H, UK & Ireland. Ms. LePine has spent most of her 30-year underwriting career specialising in A&H and joined XL Catlin in 2016.
Andrew Maynard has been appointed as Global Product Leader, Aircrew, Ships Crew & Mobility Health Benefits. He has relocated back to London from Singapore and undertakes his new role in addition to that of Head of A&H, Asia, which he has undertaken since 2018. Mr. Maynard has held various underwriting roles during a career spanning almost 40 years and joined Catlin Underwriting Agencies in 2007.
Both Mr. Maynard and Ms. LePine will be part of AXA XL’s Global A&H Leadership Team and report to Patrick Corbett.
Iain Rowe has been appointed to the role of Underwriting Manager, Life. In his new role, he will manage the underwriting operation for AXA XL Insurance Life Syndicate 3002, with responsibility for the P&L, strategic growth and development of the business. He will report to Patrick Corbett.
Having begun his career in insurance in 1999 as a medical underwriter at Unum Insurance Company, Mr. Rowe went on to join Legal & General in 2006, where he most recently undertook the role of head of medical underwriting (group protection). He joined XL Group as a class underwriter in 2012.
Speaking about the appointments, Mr. Corbett said: “I am delighted to welcome Mark and David to the team and to congratulate Toni, Andrew and Iain as they take on their new roles. As we move forward as one AXA XL, having the right team in place will be key as we drive the strategic and profitable expansion across our life, accident & health business and continue to provide the high level of service our clients have come to expect from us.”
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Anthony MurtaghCommunications Director, UK & Ireland