AXA XL appoints Diego Cerquenich as Senior Risk Consultant, Marine, UK & Lloyd’s


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AXA XL has announced the appointment of Diego Cerquenich as Senior Risk Consultant, Marine, UK & Lloyd’s, effective immediately.

Capt. Cerquenich will work with the Marine Underwriting team to further develop risk consultancy capabilities for clients and brokers. He will report to Chris McGuire, Head of Risk Consulting, UK & Lloyd’s while also working closely with Pascal Matthey, Chief Risk Consulting Officer, Marine.

Sundeep Khera, Global Chief Underwriting Officer, Marine Hull and Head of Marine, UK & Lloyd’s, AXA XL, said: “Our risk consultants play a vital role in helping to guide our clients by providing market leading risk consulting services, while at the same time, supporting our underwriters’ risk selection and assessment.

“Diego’s valuable seafaring and marine warranty surveying experience, coupled with his loss prevention guidance, will bolster our already strong UK Marine team, supporting our growth ambitions in the region and enhancing our risk management offering to clients. I’m delighted to welcome Diego to the team.”

As a Master Mariner, Capt. Cerquenich has extensive maritime and shipping knowledge, including command experience on dry bulk cargo vessels. In 2014, he turned his specialist skills to marine consultancy, focusing on investigating naval accident/incident, marine advice and charter party disputes as an expert witness and marine warranty surveyor.


About AXA XL

AXA XL is the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA which provides property, casualty, professional and speciality products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises, here in the UK and throughout the world. With underwriting teams based in the US, UK, EMEA and Asia Pacific regions, we can make decisions close to the markets you serve and work with you to tailor cover to your business needs.

We help businesses adapt and thrive amidst change. Rather than just paying covered claims when things go wrong, we go beyond protection into prevention so your business can go beyond the unexpected.

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