AXA XL has announced the appointment of Anish Jadav as chief underwriting officer, retail property and casualty (P&C), UK and Lloyd’s market, effective July 2021.
In his new role, he will have responsibility for the oversight and development of AXA XL’s Retail P&C underwriting strategy and optimising product offering and profitability.
Jadav will lead a team in London and report to Luis Prato, chief underwriting officer, UK & Lloyd’s market.
He joins the business from Zurich Insurance Ireland where he most recently served as chief underwriting officer since 2018, overseeing underwriting for the company’s general insurance business in Ireland. Previously, he also spent time at Zurich Insurance Singapore as chief underwriting officer as well as holding numerous senior underwriting and actuarial roles in Zurich’s business in the UK. Jadav is also a fellow of the UK’s Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
Prato commented: “Today, global businesses are faced with an increasingly complex international trading environment and having the right insurance partner has never been so important.
“I’m delighted that Anish will be joining the Retail P&C team at AXA XL. As we continue to bring our value proposition to life, his extensive underwriting and management experience will be a tremendous asset in supporting clients to manage the risks they face today and in the future.”