AXIS Appoints Anna Tan as Head of Wholesale Casualty

Company Release - 1/9/2024 1:45 PM ET

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, January 9, 2024 – AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital” or “AXIS” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AXS) today announced the appointment of Anna Tan as Head of Wholesale Casualty.

Reporting to Michael McKenna, Head of North America, Ms. Tan will lead the Primary & Excess Wholesale Casualty teams in advancing their business objectives. Ms. Tan will play a pivotal role in elevating the position of AXIS in the US wholesale casualty market in alignment with the Company’s position as a leading specialty insurer.

“Anna brings extensive E&S casualty expertise in addition to strong leadership skills that are integral to building on our positions in the wholesale casualty market. These qualities will assist as we deepen our existing broker relationships, pursue additional sectors for profitable growth, and bolster our existing underwriting strength,” commented Mr. McKenna. “Anna joins AXIS North America at an exciting point in our journey as we target growth opportunities to support customers and partners by leveraging experienced underwriting talent and tailored specialty insurance solutions.”

Ms. Tan joins AXIS from Navigators, a brand of The Hartford, where she served for more than 12 years, most recently as Head of Excess Casualty. Prior to this, she spent almost eight years at Starr Insurance Companies in underwriting and management positions.

About AXIS Capital

AXIS Capital, through its operating subsidiaries, is a global specialty underwriter and provider of insurance and reinsurance solutions. The Company has shareholders' equity of $5.0 billion at September 30, 2023, and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore and Canada. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a financial strength rating of "A+" ("Strong") by Standard & Poor's and "A" ("Excellent") by A.M. Best. For more information about AXIS Capital, visit our website at

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