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AXIS is a global insurer and reinsurer, providing our clients and distribution partners a broad range of risk transfer products and services, meaningful capacity and unquestioned financial strength.
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At AXIS we nurture an ethical, risk-aware, achievement-oriented culture that promotes professionalism, responsibility, integrity, discipline, and entrepreneurialism.
Chief Financial Officer & COO, AXIS ReRob Looney was appointed Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of AXIS Re in November 2011 and, prior to that, served as Global Finance Director for AXIS since 2010. For the 12 years preceding his employment at AXIS, Mr. Looney led the insurance investment banking efforts at KeyBanc Capital Markets and Advest Inc., where he had extensive experience in capital raising and merger & acquisition transactions. Earlier in his career, Mr. Looney was a senior manager in the Business Assurance Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP where he managed the audits of several large publicly traded multinational reinsurance and insurance companies. Mr. Looney is a Certified Public Account and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Villanova University and his Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.
Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary, AXIS RePeter Martin was appointed Chief Actuary in May 2010, and prior to that served as Chief Actuary for AXIS Re Bermuda. Previously, Peter was Vice President/Director for St. Paul Re in their New York office. His primary function was that of lead pricing actuary for the North American treaty business. Peter also served in a similar role in the St. Paul Re’s London office during the period of 1996 to 1999. Peter began his career on the primary side for Fireman’s Fund in 1990, where he functioned in a variety of underwriting areas. He graduated with a BS in applied mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989 and obtained his Fellowship in the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) in 1998.
Chief Risk Officer, AXIS ReStefan Habereder was appointed Chief Risk Officer of AXIS Re in October 2012 and prior to that served as Chief Actuary of AXIS ReEurope. Before joining AXIS Re, Mr. Habereder led the corporate actuarial department at Allianz Global Risks in Munich and also served as General Manager Underwriting at Allianz Re in Dublin. He began his career in 1996 in the treaty reinsurance department of Allianz AG Holding in Munich and became a fully qualified member of the German actuarial society in 1998. He holds a MSc in game theory and applied mathematics.
President and Chief Underwriting Officer, AXIS Re US
Jon Colello has been with AXIS since 2004. Jon was appointed President and Chief Underwriting Officer of AXIS Re US in 2016. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President for AXIS Re US. Prior to AXIS, Jon served as a liability underwriter at Odyssey Re. He began his reinsurance career with AXA Re in 1999 where he served in underwriting positions in both their New York and Paris offices. Mr. Colello has an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Business from The University of Vermont.
President & Chief Underwriting Officer, AXIS Re BermudaPeter Kiernan has 23 years of industry experience and joined AXIS in 2006. During his tenure at AXIS, he has worked predominately on the underwriting and marketing of US property and specialty catastrophe and per risk business. Prior to joining AXIS in May of 2006, Peter worked at PXRE Reinsurance Company for 14 years in a variety of roles including Senior Vice President – Head of North American Property. He started his career in 1989 at St. Paul Re and is a graduate of Iona College.
Interim Chief Executive Officer, AXIS Re Jan Ekberg serves as Interim CEO of AXIS Re, previously serving as President and Chief Underwriting Officer of AXIS Re Europe. He has spent more than 40 years in the (re)insurance industry, with over 20 years of experience of managing underwriting business units. Mr. Ekberg joined AXIS Re Europe in 2004 shortly after its formation and has been integral to establishing AXIS Re Europe as a leading international reinsurer. During his tenure at AXIS, he has led the Property Risk team and the Engineering team. Before joining AXIS, Mr. Ekberg served in various underwriting and management positions at Nordisk Re in Copenhagen, Employers Re and GE Frankona in Munich. He spent the first nine years of his career in primary insurance.
President & Chief Underwriting Officer, AXIS Re Asia PacificRichard Milner has over 15 years of industry experience in the London, Bermuda and Singapore reinsurance markets. He joined AXIS in 2006, having previously held underwriting positions at Gerling Global Re, Faraday Syndicate (formerly DP Mann) and PXRE Reinsurance Company. In August 2012 Richard moved to Singapore to lead AXIS Re's operations in the Asia Pacific region.
Executive Vice President, AXIS ReBen Rubin was appointed Executive Vice President at AXIS Re to lead the company’s third party capital business in 2013. Prior to joining AXIS, Mr. Rubin worked at Merrill Lynch in insurance investment banking where his experience encompassed capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and risk transfer solutions globally. Responsible for originating, structuring and executing financing and capital solutions across the insurance sector, Ben has significant experience introducing alternative sources of capital into the insurance and reinsurance market. Ben earned his bachelor degree in History from Cornell University and his Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.