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    In July 2012 the AXA Commercial Lines and Personal Intermediary businesses came together to form a new single organisation – AXA Commercial Lines and Personal Intermediary. Led by Amanda Blanc, the business offers brokers a more integrated and consistent approach from AXA which is focussed on their needs as a business – whatever the product. AXA Commercial Lines & Personal Intermediary provides underwriting expertise, offering a range of commercial lines and personal lines products and insurance solutions to our brokers and customers.  AXA Commercial & Personal Intermediary is part of AXA Group, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management serving 101 million clients. 

AXA Commercial Lines appoints Joanne Howliston as new Regional Director


AXA Commercial Lines has appointed Joanne Howliston as Regional Director for the North.

Prior to this promotion, she was Branch Manager for Leeds and Newcastle.

In her new role, Howliston will have accountability for the direction and performance of the six branches that make up the North region. She will also liaise closely with Alan Scott, Regional Director for the South, to ensure a coordinated approach to trading and distribution relationships across the UK.

This appointment showcases the continuing importance of the branch network to the AXA business.

Howliston starts her new role today, reporting to Nick Watson, Director of Distribution & Trading, Commercial Lines Intermediary.

Nick Watson, Director of Distribution & Trading CLI, AXA Insurance said, “Jo has a strong knowledge of the regional broker marketplace and a long history of managing trading operations across the regions. Her experience within AXA and previously with other insurers like Zurich gives her a rounded knowledge of how best to deliver mutual value for brokers and the carrier.”

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