(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital”) (NYSE:AXS) today announced that Christian Romieh has joined AXIS Accident & Health, a leading provider of accident, specialty health and travel-related insurance and reinsurance, as Vice President and Business Development Manager for its Middle East and North Africa reinsurance business.
Based in AXIS Capital’s office in the Dubai International Financial Centre, Mr. Romieh is responsible for developing and managing business production for Accident & Health reinsurance in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). Mr. Romieh reports to Rob Smart, Senior Vice President, International Reinsurance of AXIS Accident & Health.
“As AXIS Capital continues to expand its reinsurance activities globally, Christian’s technical expertise, coupled with his detailed knowledge of the MENA region’s business environment, will benefit our business tremendously,” says Paul Chapman, CEO International of AXIS Accident & Health. “Christian’s appointment to this new role is a significant step in our growth strategy, and I am delighted to welcome him aboard.”
Mr. Romieh has 10 years of medical reinsurance experience, most recently as Business Development Manager for broker NASCO France in Beirut. Prior to that, he served as a General Manager of TPA GlobeMed Gulf in Dubai. He holds a BSc degree from American University of Beirut and an MBA from University of Texas at Arlington.
About AXIS Capital
AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders’ equity at June 30, 2016 of $6.0 billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Middle East, Canada and Latin America. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a rating of “A+” (“Strong”) by Standard & Poor’s and “A+” (“Superior”) by A.M. Best. For more information about AXIS Capital, visit our website at www.axiscapital.com. Please be sure to follow AXIS Capital on LinkedIn.
About AXIS Accident & Health
AXIS Accident & Health, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, delivers worldwide accident, specialty health and travel-related insurance and reinsurance solutions through leading product, underwriting and claims specialists across the globe with decades of focused experience. For more information about AXIS Accident & Health, please visit www.axiscapital.com/en-us/accident-health.
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