AXA XL eyes professional liability expansion with new appointment
AXA XL has appointed Michael Takigawa as the head of commercial E&O for the Americas region. Based in San Francisco and Monterey in California, commercial errors and omissions underwriting strategy and product innovation for business covering lawyers, accountants and miscellaneous professional liability.
With AXA XL since 2003, Takigawa was most recently head of strategic planning and West Regional leader for design professional business. Before that, he was at Royal Sun & Alliance, where he was vice president for the operations executive.
David Grigg, Chief underwriting officer for professional lines & cyber. “As the E&O professional liability market continues to expand, Mike’s new role is critical in providing us with a holistic view of our footprint and performance in this sector.”
He added: “As a leader of the Design Professional team for the Western Region at AXA XL, Mike has managed complex teams of underwriters and financial analysts to increase profitability of various lines within our portfolio while maintaining a relentless focus on our clients and brokers to best serve their evolving needs.”