AXA XL has announced the promotion of Katja Trümpler to head of marine and specialty, Switzerland, effective 1 August 2021.
In her new role, she will be responsible for AXA XL’s marine cargo and fine art and private clients portfolios and underwriting strategy in Switzerland.
Trümpler joined AXA XL in 2019 as sales leader, private clients. Prior to that, she held various client management roles at Zurich Insurance Company.
Manuel Meier, country manager, Switzerland, said: “International trade contributes around 40% of Switzerland’s GDP. From medicine and healthcare to watches and chocolate, these exports are hugely valuable contributor to the Swiss economy. In addition, Switzerland is home to some of Europe’s most prestigious collectors of fine art who also turn to us to cover their artwork whether it is at home or in transit. By developing our team in Switzerland, we will continue to support these clients and their brokers.”
Adding: “I am pleased to see talent promoted from within our ranks. Katja has a strong track-record of designing client-focused solutions and a deep knowledge of the Swiss market; this makes her an ideal leader for our local Marine & Specialty team.”