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Axis names cyber underwriters

Posted On: Jul. 13, 2020 12:28 PM CST


Axis Insurance, a unit of Pembroke, Bermuda-based Axis Capital Holdings Ltd., said Monday it has hired three cyber underwriters.

Peter Smith will join Axis as underwriting manager, U.S. cyber and technology, and Emma Werth and Jessica Currier will join as senior underwriters, Axis said in a statement. They will be based in New York.

Mr. Smith will specialize in middle-market underwriting and strategic development in cyber and technology errors and omissions, focusing on analyzing, reviewing and monitoring all programs’ new and renewal accounts. He was previously a vice president and senior underwriter in cyber and technology E&O for Swiss Re.

Ms. Werth will focus on cyber technology underwriting. She previously underwrote cyber and technology at NAS insurance Services LLC and later Tokio Marine HHC following its 2019 NAS acquisition.

Ms. Currier joins Axis from Hiscox Ltd., where she was a senior underwriter, handling media for regional and large program accounts, and will focus on media E&O, according to the statement.