AXA XL appoints Paul-Henri Rastoul as Chief Underwriting Officer


AXA XL announces the appointment of Paul-Henri Rastoul as Chief Underwriting Officer, XL Insurance Company SE (XLICSE).

In his new role, Mr. Rastoul will be responsible for developing core underwriting strategies and optimising product offering and profitability for XLICSE. He also joins AXA XL’s International Property & Casualty (P&C) leadership team with immediate effect, and will be based in Dublin.

XLICSE is a wholly owned subsidiary within the AXA XL division of AXA Group, providing insurance within Europe and Asia operating through an international network of branches, subsidiaries and third-party partners.

Mr. Rastoul has 27 years’ experience in insurance and has been with AXA since 1992, when he began his career as a Corporate Finance Lawyer with AXA Group. He then held senior positions, including President Director of PT Asuransi AXA Indonesia, Chief Technical Officer and Executive Committee Member at AXA Spain, Group Head of Commercial Lines and Reinsurance Regional Director at AXA Global P&C, Chief Underwriter and Chief Claims Officer at AXA France, and Senior Vice President & Chief Underwriter at AXA Asia Regional. Most recently, he was President Director at Mandiri AXA General Insurance and Commissioner at AXA Mandiri Financial Services.

Commenting on the appointment, Jason Harris, Chief Executive Officer, XL Insurance Company SE, said: “Paul-Henri’s impressive track record and reputation for delivery ideally positions him for this new role. I am delighted to welcome him to the XLICSE Leadership Team; his extensive underwriting and management experience will be a tremendous asset in helping us to achieve our goals.”


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