AXA XL welcomes Anthony Dagostino as Global Chief Cyber Underwriting Officer for Commercial Lines


AXA XL has announced the appointment of Anthony Dagostino to a newly created role of Global Chief Cyber Underwriting Officer, Commercial Lines. Based in New York, Mr. Dagostino will report to Libby Benet, AXA XL’s Chief Underwriting Officer.

According to Ms. Benet, “Cybersecurity continues to be a top risk management concern for clients across AXA.  Cyber is a strategic growth area for the group and we’re excited to attract seasoned cyber talent like Anthony to help us maximize our global resources, adopt best practices, and tap into our collective cyber expertise across AXA’s entities to best serve commercial clients.”

Mr. Dagostino joins AXA XL from Converge, a cyber insurance and risk management provider which he founded. He brings more than 20 years of cyber insurance experience to this new role.  Mr. Dagostino will lead an AXA-wide team tasked with creating product and service solutions for cyber risk transfer for commercial clients of all sizes, establishing a clear risk appetite and globally consistent cyber underwriting guidelines, managing aggregation risk, assisting in the recruitment and development of cyber talent, and developing prevention and recovery services for AXA clients.

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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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