News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda – AXA XL announced the promotion this month of Jennifer Minors to Senior Vice President – Product Line Leader in its Bermuda Professional Lines Insurance business.
Ms Minors is responsible for managing Directors and Officers (“D&O”), Professional Liability, Employment Practices Liability (“EPL”), Wage & Hour (“W&H”), Transactional Liability (“TL”) and Cyber Liability underwriting activities.
Ms Minors has 17 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has been an underwriter in Professional Liability Coverage since 2002 and currently focuses on Errors & Omissions (E&O), TL, Cyber, D&O,EPL and W&H Liability coverage for Fortune 1000 companies and AMLAW 200 law firms.
Ms Minors, who reports to Matthew Irvine, AXA XL’s Bermuda Professional Lines Chief Underwriting Officer, joined AXA XL’s Bermuda Professional Lines team in January 2015 as Vice President. She subsequently held the role of Underwriting Manager, E&O Product Leader, further developing the E&O portfolio through disciplined underwriting and building new and existing relationships within the insurance industry.
Additionally, she was seconded to AXA XL’s London and New York offices on two separate occasions to expand her knowledge and refine her skills in Cyber Insurance Liability and TL Insurance Liability underwriting.
Within the last 18 months, she has focused on building the Bermuda Professional Lines team’s TL book of business, taking the lead in establishing a Bermuda solution to clients’ needs within the TL market.
Commenting on the promotion, Patrick Tannock, Managing Director at AXA XL and XL Bermuda Ltd, Insurance Chief Executive Officer, said: “Jennifer has consistently demonstrated learning agility and adaptability. Given the accelerated rate of change and innovation that is impacting our industry, it is important to acknowledge Jennifer’s contributions in creating new and enhanced solutions to address evolving risk so that we remain relevant and can capitalize on the opportunities that come from change.”
Mr Irvine added:“Jenniferhas been instrumental in building our Bermuda platform’s capabilities and complementing the company’s overall global Transactional Liability strategy.She plays a critical role in building our Bermuda broker relationships and strengthening our connections with US broker networks and their clients.Thanks to her leadership in the E&O business, our Bermuda
Professional Lines platform is recognized as the market leader for underwriting law firm E&O business.”
Prior to working in the insurance industry, Ms Minors worked as an engineer in the Oil and Gas industry and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemical Engineering and Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Western Ontario. She also holds a Registered Professional Liability Underwriter designation.