Axis Re hires Nicole Hanhart
Nicole Hanhart has joined Axis Re as property underwriter, EMEA & Latin America.
She will be responsible for underwriting a property treaty portfolio for Latin America, and will work in partnership with the underwriting team responsible for this region.
Bermudian Gino Smith, head of property, EMEA & Latin America at Axis Re, said: “We are delighted to welcome Nicole to Axis Re. She brings strong technical underwriting acumen as well as an extensive client and broker network to the Axis Re team.
“Nicole’s experience and expertise will enable us to continue to develop and execute our underwriting strategy for this region which forms an integral part of our overall global property strategy.”
The company said Ms Hanhart joins Axis Re following more than 20 years with Partner Re, where she was most recently a senior underwriter with the Global Catastrophe team.
Her underwriting experience includes assignments in Chile, Miami and Zurich and stretches across Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda, and Europe.
Ms Hanhart will be based in Zurich and report directly to Mr Smith.
Axis Capital, through its operating subsidiaries, is a global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore and Canada.