People Moves: Khera Promoted at AXA XL; Liberty Mutual’s Slaughter Replaces Burkinshaw at Apollo; Sompo Hires Zurich’s Goddard

People Moves: Khera Promoted at AXA XL; Liberty Mutual’s Slaughter Replaces Burkinshaw at Apollo; Sompo Hires Zurich’s Goddard

2021-04-07 14:29:47

Sundeep Khera

This summary of International People Moves provides details about recent appointments AXA XL Apollo Syndicate Management and Sompo InternationalA summary of these new recruitments follows.

AXA XL has been promoted Sundeep Khera heads Marine, UK & Lloyd & # 39; s market, effective July 1, 2021, and global head of Hull, effective immediately.

Khera is currently Head of Marine, Asia-Pacific, at AXA XL, based in Singapore. In his new roles, he will be responsible for driving strategic, profitable expansion across the UK and Lloyd & # 39; s and Global Hull books division. Khera will move to London to take on his new roles. He will step down from his position as Chief of Marine, Asia-Pacific in July to ensure the smooth transfer and transition of his current responsibilities.

Khera has been with AXA for over eight years and joined AXA Corporate Solutions as Regional Manager Asia – Marine & Transport Risk Consulting in 2013, before being appointed Head of Marine in 2015. Following the completion of AXA's acquisition of XL Catlin in 2019, Khera was appointed Head of Marine, Asia-Pacific.

During his 25-year career in the maritime industry, Khera also spent five years at Emirates Shipping Line in various senior management roles. Previously, he was a Captain / Captain at Titan Ocean Pte Ltd./Petro Titan and Chem Oil Corp./Link Marine Pte Ltd. Before that, he held the positions of chief, second and third officer at BW Shipping. In addition to his professional qualifications and experience, Khera also has an MBA degree from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

Apollo Syndicate Management
James Slaughter

Apollo Syndicate Management, the London-based specialist insurer and reinsurer, announced this James Slaughter has been appointed as Group Chief Underwriting Officer, subject to regulatory approval. He joined the company on April 6 and reports to David Ibeson, Apollo's group chief executive officer. The slaughter succeeds Nick Burkinshaw, Apollo & # 39; s current CUO, who has decided to retire after a long and distinguished career.

Slaughter joins Apollo with over 23 years of experience in the insurance industry and most recently served as the Chief Underwriting Officer of Liberty Mutual's Global Risks Solutions business unit, overseeing more than $ 17 billion in gross written premiums. Before that, he held several senior positions at Liberty Mutual and Liberty Syndicate Management. He is a Fellow of the CII and holds an MBA from Imperial College, London.

Sompo International
Maxine Goddard

Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based specialty real estate and accident insurance provider, announced that Maxine Goddard joined the company's International Insurance Strategic Distribution and Development team as a senior vice president. Prior to this position, Goddard spent 20 years at Zurich Insurance, most recently as a director, senior commercial business partner.

Rachael Dobie

The Business Development team, led by Brendan Plessis, executive vice president, Strategic Distribution and Development, International Insurance, focuses on the strategic development of brokerage and client relationships, maximizing profitable growth and potential new business opportunities in London, Europe and Bermuda.

Also a member of the team as Assistant Vice President, Strategic Distribution and Development for International Insurance, is Rachael Dobie, who previously worked at Liberty Specialty Markets.

Mohiuddin (Maan) Hossen has been promoted to project and strategy analyst, strategic distribution and development for international insurance, from SI.


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