Albert A. Benchimol
President and CEO
Albert A. Benchimol was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited in May 2012 and has served as director since January 2012. Mr. Benchimol joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2011. He formerly served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PartnerRe Ltd. from April 2000 through September 2010, and Chief Executive Officer of PartnerRe Ltd.'s Capital Markets Group business unit from June 2007 through September 2010. Prior to joining PartnerRe, Mr. Benchimol was Senior Vice President and Treasurer at Reliance Group Holdings, Inc. for 11 years and was previously with the Bank of Montreal from 1982 to 1989. He sits on the Insurance Development Forum Steering Committee and is an officer of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR). Mr. Benchimol has served in a leadership role in a number of additional industry organizations, including ABIR (Chair, 2019 - 2020 and Vice-Chair, 2017-2018), the Council of Lloyd's (External Member, 2019 - 2020), and the St. John’s University Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science (Board of Overseers, 2017-2022).
Vincent C. Tizzio
CEO Specialty Insurance and Reinsurance
Vincent C. Tizzio was appointed CEO Specialty Insurance and Reinsurance in June of 2022 and he will succeed Albert A. Benchimol as group President and CEO in May of 2023. He joined AXIS in January 2022 as Senior Advisor – Insurance Market Strategy. Prior to joining AXIS, Mr. Tizzio served as Executive Vice President and Head of Global Specialty at The Hartford where he led a multi-billion dollar business focused on delivering a broad array of specialty products through wholesale and retail channels. Previously, he had served for seven years as President and CEO of Navigators Management Company, leading the organization until its acquisition by The Hartford in 2019. Prior to this, Mr. Tizzio worked at Zurich Financial Services and AIG, serving in progressive senior leadership roles within both companies.
Peter Vogt was appointed Chief Financial Officer of AXIS Capital in January 2018. He previously served as the Company's Deputy CFO and was also Chief Operating Officer of AXIS Insurance from 2013 to June 2017. Mr. Vogt joined AXIS in 2010 as CFO and COO of the Company's Accident & Health business unit. Prior to AXIS, Mr. Vogt served as CFO of Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company. He also held the CFO role at CIGNA's Group Insurance business. Mr. Vogt started his career at Hartford Life Insurance Company where, for nearly 14 years, he held a series of actuarial roles and eventually led sales, marketing and product development for its corporate retirement business. Mr. Vogt holds a BBA in Actuarial Science from Temple University and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Conrad D. Brooks
Conrad D. Brooks is General Counsel of AXIS Capital, where he has global oversight of legal, compliance and regulatory operations across all AXIS offices. Prior to his appointment to the role in January 2017, he served for nearly a decade as the company’s Corporate Counsel. Mr. Brooks joined AXIS from McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (now Dentons), where he was a partner and served as practice team leader in the firm’s corporate and securities practice. A former officer in the United States Navy, Mr. Brooks graduated magna cum laude from the Georgia State University College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and earned a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Old Dominion University.
Chief People Officer
Noreen McMullan joined AXIS Capital as Chief Human Resources Officer in September 2014 and is responsible for Human Resources strategy and the delivery of human resources services worldwide. Ms. McMullan has over 26 years of leadership experience in corporate Human Resources for the financial services industry. Before joining AXIS, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for FirstKey Holdings, a diversified specialty finance company. Prior to FirstKey, she led Human Resources at Bank of America's Legacy Asset Services Group. Additionally, Ms. McMullan spent 13 years at Morgan Stanley in several different capacities, including Human Resources Lead for the C-level executives and their organizations, Chief Operations Officer for Global Human Resources and Head of Human Resources and Chief Administrative Officer for a Morgan Stanley subsidiary. Previously, she was with Citigroup from 1988 to 1998.
Chief Investment Officer
David Phillips joined AXIS Capital as Chief Investment Officer in April 2014. With more than 25 years of experience in investments, Mr. Phillips previously served as Head of Investments for PartnerRe where he had management and asset allocation responsibilities for public fixed income, public equities, private equities, and alternative fixed income. Prior to PartnerRe, he was the Director of Research and a Portfolio Manager at Oppenheimer Capital, an institutional money manager based in New York City. Mr. Phillips is a CFA®<br> charterholder and received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a AB from Princeton University.
Global Chief Information Officer
Keith Schlosser is Global Chief Information Officer at AXIS Capital, where he leads the Company's global information technology and data strategy. Mr. Schlosser is also responsible for driving change throughout the organization by delivering high-quality, future-oriented IT services in line with AXIS Capital’s business strategy. Mr. Schlosser has more than 30 years of insurance industry experience, spanning roles in information technology, business solutions, marketing and sales. Prior to AXIS, he served as Chief Information Officer for Chubb’s Overseas General Insurance division, where he spearheaded a number of growth, innovation, digital and change initiatives. Before that, he served as The Travelers Companies international division CIO. Mr. Schlosser was also a Vice President for marketing technology and web communications at AIG.
Group Chief Underwriting Officer
Dan Draper was appointed Group Chief Underwriting Officer in September 2022. He had previously served for more than two years as Group Head of Underwriting at AXIS. Prior to that, he had been Group Chief Risk and Actuarial Officer at VIBE. Before joining VIBE, Mr. Draper spent eight years with AXIS, holding a number of leadership roles that included Group Chief Actuary, Chief Risk Analytics Officer, and Insurance Segment Chief Risk Officer. Before that, he held managerial positions at the Financial Services Authority, XL Capital, and EY.