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Marcus Pollak Appointed Head of Product Center at AXIS Re

Company Release - 8/15/2018 9:00 AM ET

PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE: AXS) today announced that Marcus Pollak has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Product Center for AXIS Re. Based in Zurich, Mr. Pollak will lead underwriting process and portfolio management activities for AXIS Re, and will report to Megan Thomas, Chief Underwriting Officer, AXIS Re.

“Marcus’ appointment as head of our newly created Product Center is an important step towards establishing a modern and sophisticated approach to underwriting and portfolio management,” said Ms. Thomas. “A proven leader with deep reinsurance underwriting and portfolio management expertise, Marcus is extremely well positioned to support the execution of AXIS Re’s goals and will be a valuable member of the Reinsurance Products team.”

Mr. Pollak joins AXIS Re from Partner Re, where he spent 17 years and was most recently Head of Analysis and Reporting. He also served on the company’s senior management team. Prior to that, Mr. Pollak was the Chief Operating Officer for Specialty Lines and the Head of Credit and Surety.

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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Source: AXIS Capital Holdings Limited