AXA XL strengthens UK broker distribution team


AXA XL has appointed Michael Clarke as regional broker distribution leader and Robyn Warke as broker distribution leader in the UK. 

Clarke is responsible for leading AXA XL’s regional distribution strategy in the UK, to develop relationships with UK regional brokers and grow the UK book of business. He is based in Birmingham.

Clarke joins from Willis Towers Watson, where he managed several of the broker’s strategic relationships with key insurer partners. He previously worked at Aon, most recently as a lead consultant/ engagement manager, and also worked in an underwriting role at NFU Mutual.

Warke is based in London and is responsible for managing and expanding relationships with international brokers. She will also work with London-based and regional underwriting teams to grow the UK book of business.

Warke joins from Generali, where she most recently held the position of key account executive, responsible for managing key broker relationships in the UK across all lines of business. She has also held business development and claims roles at ERS Insurance and Catalyst Consulting.

Clarke and Warke report to Allan Murley, head of UK broker management at AXA XL. 

Murley said: “Investing in key appointments such as these will also help us to better deliver on our ONE AXA strategy, by enabling greater interaction and collaboration with other AXA entities in order to achieve our common goals.”

AXA XL, Michael Clarke, Robyn Warke, Allan Murley

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