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Axis Insurance appoints new head of strategy and innovation for global cyber and technology unit

Axis Insurance has announced the appointment of Max Perkins in the newly created role of head of strategy and innovation for the company’s global cyber and technology unit, effective immediately.

In this role, Perkins will support Axis in maintaining a position as a thought leader in cyber and technology underwriting and risk transfer. He is also responsible for ensuring Axis continues to develop innovative and effective ways of leading the understanding of cyber risk and cyber insurance.

Perkins has nearly 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, he was senior vice president at Lockton Companies. During his  career, he has held a succession of roles at companies such as AIG, Beazley and Chubb 

Perkins will support this in his role by providing a focal point and experienced insight for innovation opportunities and future product development. He will also help to develop resources to expand the delivery of the company’s cyber insurance training services.

Dan Trueman, global head of cyber and technology said: “We’re deeply committed to continuous innovation and product refinement in the area of cyber insurance, where we are a top global insurer. 

“As strategy and innovation lead for our global cyber and technology unit, Max will be critical to us achieving our goals in this regard, and we welcome him to our team.”

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