Axa XL promotes Minors
Jennifer Minors has been promoted to senior vice-president, product line leader in Axa XL’s Bermuda professional lines insurance business.
Ms Minors is now responsible for managing directors’ and officers’, professional liability, employment practices liability, wage and hour, transactional liability and cyberliability underwriting activities.
She has been an underwriter in professional liability coverage since 2002, focusing on coverage for Fortune 1000 companies and AMLAW 200 law firms.
Ms Minors reports to Matthew Irvine, Axa XL’s Bermuda professional lines chief underwriting officer.
She joined Axa XL’s Bermuda professional lines team in January 2015 as vice-president. She subsequently held the role of underwriting manager, E&O product leader, further developing the E&O portfolio through disciplined underwriting and building new and existing relationships within the insurance industry.
In addition, Ms Minors was seconded to Axa XL’s London and New York offices on two separate occasions to expand her knowledge and refine her skills in cyber insurance liability and TL insurance liability underwriting. Within the last 18 months, she has focused on building the Bermuda professional lines team’s TL book of business, taking the lead in establishing a Bermuda solution to clients’ needs within the TL market.
“Jennifer has consistently demonstrated learning agility and adaptability,” said Patrick Tannock, managing director at Axa XL and insurance chief executive officer of XL Bermuda Ltd. “Given the accelerated rate of change and innovation that is impacting our industry, it is important to acknowledge Jennifer’s contributions in creating new and enhanced solutions to address evolving risk so that we remain relevant and can capitalise on the opportunities that come from change.”
Mr Irvine added: “Jennifer has been instrumental in building our Bermuda platform’s capabilities and complementing the company’s overall global transactional liability strategy. She plays a critical role in building our Bermuda broker relationships and strengthening our connections with US broker networks and their clients.”
Prior to working in the insurance industry, Ms Minors worked as an engineer in the oil and gas industry.