AXIS Re promoted an executive to a leadership role in North America. Specialist insurer Beazley appointed four new underwriters within its Chicago, Ill.-based cyber and executive risk division.
AXIS Re promoted Dan Osterrieder to Head of AXIS Re Casualty North America, effective August 17.
Osterrieder will be responsible for leading AXIS Re’s casualty unit in North America, spanning areas such as General Liability, Auto, Umbrella & Excess, Workers Compensation, Professional & Management Liability, among other areas.
Before Osterrieder’s work at AXIS Re, he held a number of underwriting and key account manager roles at companies such as AIG, Willis Tower Watson and Swiss Re. He will continue to be based in AXIS Re’s New York region.
AXIS Re is the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., a provider of specialty lines insurance and treater reinsurance.
Specialist insurer Beazley appointed four new underwriters within its Chicago, Ill.-based cyber and executive risk division.
Jon Perry and Megan Feyereisen join as executive risk underwriters, while Brett Kreiter and Rich Michaels will underwrite cyber and technology errors and omissions.
Perry joins Beazley from Allied World, where he spent more than six years as a public D&O underwriter in the Midwest. Prior to that, he was an executive risk underwriter at Travelers.
Feyereisen comes to Beazley from Hiscox where she led the Midwest cyber and executive risk team of underwriters. She previously spent more than four years at Chubb underwriting private and non-profit accounts.
Kreiter joins Beazley as a seasoned cyber and E&O underwriter and will also serve as regional manager of Beazley’s Midwest team, responsible for expanding the company’s regional footprint. He joins from Zurich where his roles included underwriter for large accounts and head of the U.S. middle market.
Michaels joins from Allianz where he was lead cyber and E&O underwriter for the Midwest and South. Before Allianz, he was with Marsh’s graduate training program, specializing in casualty and financial and professional liability.
Sources: AXIS Re, Beazley