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AXIS Appoints Anne Kelly as Global Head of Ceded Reinsurance

Company Release - 8/13/2018 9:00 AM ET

PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), today announced that Anne Kelly has been appointed Global Head of Ceded Reinsurance, effective September 4, 2018. In this role, Ms. Kelly will be responsible for leading the Company’s Ceded Re function across all of AXIS’ insurance product lines.

“Anne is an excellent addition to our global Risk Funding team. She is a seasoned leader who brings a proven track record of managing risk strategically across an enterprise,” said Ben Rubin, Global Head of Risk Funding at AXIS. “Anne’s strong relationships with underwriters and distribution partners make her uniquely qualified to serve as our Global Head of Ceded Re, working closely with our placement leads, Wasner Martinez and Neil Cottington, in the creation and execution of our global ceded reinsurance strategy. We look forward to the contributions that Anne will make in growing our business.”

Ms. Kelly joins AXIS with 30 years of (re)insurance industry experience. She was previously Second Vice President at Travelers, where she managed all phases of the reinsurance placement process for many of the company’s internal customers. She has also held underwriting roles at Shelby Insurance and Chubb.

Ms. Kelly will be based in New York and will report to Mr. Rubin.

About AXIS Capital

AXIS Capital, through its operating subsidiaries, is a global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders’ equity at June 30, 2018, of $5.3 billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Middle East, Canada and Latin America. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a rating of "A+" ("Strong") by Standard & Poor's and "A+" ("Superior") by A.M. Best. For more information about AXIS Capital, visit our website at

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