News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – AXA XL has won the coveted title of Bermuda Insurer of the Year for the third time in the past four years.

The recognition came during the insurance industry publication Reactions magazine’s North America Awards ceremony which was held virtually on September 24th.
The winners were determined with the help of an expert judging panel that included:
Jean-Paul Conoscente, Chief Executive Officer, SCOR Global P&C
Steven Levy, President and CEO Reinsurance, Munich Re America
Rory Cline, President & CEO, Ethos
Dave Sampson, President/CEO, American Property Casualty Insurance Association
Mike Morrissey, President and Chief Executive, International Insurance Society
Michael Consedine, Chief Executive, National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Frank Nutter, President, Reinsurance Association of America
Howard Mills, Independent Corporate Director, Former Superintendent, NY Insurance Department
The panel said that AXA XL earned the award because it had demonstrated excellence in a number of ways, including underwriting results, improved performance and business growth, which particularly impressed the judges.
Reactions Editor-inChief Shawn Moynihan said: “Congratulations to AXA XL for winning the Bermuda Insurer of the Year award. The Island has long stood out as an important area of he market, with many insurance companies having a presence on it and the panel felt that in 2019 AXA XL led its peers in a number of important categories.”
Commenting on the award, Patrick Tannock CEO of AXA XL’s Bermuda Insurance Operationssaid: “Its great to be acknowledged for a third time as the Bermuda Insurer of the Year.
“This award helps to validate the hard work and contributions that our colleagues consistently make in the Bermuda market and beyond.
I want to thank all of our colleagues for their efforts as this award is about all of us.
“Although this is a ‘Company’ award, companies don’t run themselves, people do, and we have some of the best talent in the industry.
I believe we have one of the most diverse and inclusive cultures and demographics in the industry and this validates all the data about diverse companies performing in the top quartile in the industry.
More importantly, our team authentically care about each other, treat each other with respect, and collectively aim to be solution oriented, user friendly and relentlessly focused on execution excellence.
We are honored to be recognized as a leader in the Bermuda market. We know that brokers and our clients have choices and we work hard every day to validate their trust. This is not an endpoint, but a milestone in our trusted partnership and we are committed to continue to provide value in offering high quality service and innovative solutions to our clients and brokers.
The Reactions North America Awards honor the industry’s leading individuals, underwriting companies, broking firms and service providers for their achievements in the North America (re)insurance market during the past calendar year.
  • About AXA XL:  The property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, provides insurance and risk management products and services for mid-sized companies through to large multinationals, and reinsurance solutions to insurance companies globally. We partner with those who move the world forward. To learn more, visit
  • ABOUT AXA XL INSURANCE: AXA XL Insurance offers property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty insurance solutions to mid-sized companies through to large multinationals globally. We partner with those who move the world forward. To learn more, visit AXA XL is a division of AXA Group providing products and services through three business groups: AXA XL Insurance, AXA XL Reinsurance and AXA XL Risk Consulting