AXIS Capital Holdings has introduced the appointment of Megan Watt as chief claims officer, efficient April 17. Watt shall be primarily based in New York and can report back to Vince Tizzio, CEO of specialty insurance coverage and reinsurance and incoming group CEO (efficient Might 4).
In her new position, Watt shall be chargeable for the administration and path of the claims division throughout AXIS Capital’s international portfolio. She may even spearhead the analysis, design and implementation of the corporate’s claims insurance policies and procedures.
“Megan is an thrilling addition to our workforce – a world-class claims chief with a longtime report of success main P&C industrial claims organizations with various, advanced working environments,” stated Tizzio, who will succeed Albert A. Benchimol as group CEO. “As well as, Megan brings demonstrated expertise and a confirmed skill to foster a deep, subject-matter-expert claims group that’s data-driven, conscious of operational effectiveness, and customer-responsive.”
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Watt joins AXIS from Chubb, the place she served as head of North America advanced claims. Previous to that, she served as chief claims officer at Everest. She has additionally held claims management positions at AIG.