AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), today announced the hiring of Thomas Uribe as an Assistant Vice President for its U.S. Excess Casualty business. Uribe will be responsible for broadening relationships with distribution partners, expanding general new business opportunities and the execution of underwriting strategy. Mr. Uribe is based in Alpharetta, Georgia, and reports to Britt Smith, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, U.S. Excess Casualty.
“Thomas brings significant Excess Casualty underwriting experience and expertise, along with the ability to facilitate and nurture strong broker relationships that will help us meet the complex risk needs of our clients,” said Mr. Smith. “Our opportunity is to engage brokers and clients as they navigate the Excess Casualty marketplace. We are problem solvers, providing options, alternatives and results. The addition of Thomas to our U.S. Excess Casualty team will further strengthen the insights we bring to our partners in distribution as the market evolves.”
Mr. Uribe joins AXIS from AXA XL, where he was a Senior Underwriter – E&S Excess Casualty for the company’s Western, Central and Southeast U.S. regions. Prior to that, he was a Senior Casualty Underwriter for Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance. Mr. Uribe also spent four years in Excess Casualty underwriting roles at Swiss Re, and began his career at AIG.
About AXIS Capital
AXIS Capital, through its operating subsidiaries, is a global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders' equity at March 31, 2021 of $5.2 billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore and Canada. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a 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 www.axiscapital.com.