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AXIS Canada Strengthens Underwriting Team with Cyber and Tech-Focused Appointment

August 12, 2019   by Axis Canada

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TORONTO, ON, August 12, 2019/InsPress/ – AXIS Insurance, a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS), announced today the appointment of Michael McCallum as Underwriting Manager, effective immediately. Mr. McCallum will be based in Toronto.

Mr. McCallum will be responsible for the management and growth of the Company’s Cyber and Tech book across Canada. Additionally, he will coordinate the further development of the Cyber and Tech strategy for AXIS’s Canadian operations.

Mr. McCallum has nearly 10 years of experience in the P&C insurance industry and joins from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, where he was a Senior Underwriter. Prior to joining Allianz, he was a Senior Underwriter in Cyber, Tech and Professional Liability lines for CNA Hardy.

Brad Randell, head of AXIS Canada, said: “Mike brings substantial experience in Cyber and Tech underwriting, experience that will be essential as we continue our strategic growth in these lines. Michael will be a strong addition to the team and we look forward to working with him on the next phase of our targeted expansion.”

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, 2019 of $5.6 billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Canada and the Middle East. 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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About AXIS Insurance

AXIS Insurance – the insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE: AXS) – provides Property & Casualty, Professional Lines, Terrorism, Marine, Energy, Aviation, Credit & Political Risk, Environmental, Accident & Health coverages and other customized insurance solutions. Our products are offered through our distribution partners, which include wholesale brokers, retail brokers and designated managing general agents/underwriters (“MGAs”/”MGUs”) in the U.S. and abroad. Coverages are backed by the financial strength and security of the AXIS Insurance Companies, rated “A+” (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s, and “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best. For more information, visit our website at


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