AXIS appoints veteran executive to Canadian position


AXIS Insurance has announced the appointment of Brad Randell as head of Canada insurance, and chief agent, Canada. 

According to the company Randell will oversee AXIS’ insurance business in Canada, and will report directly to John Van Decker, president, North American professional lines, for AXIS Insurance. The appointment is subject to review and/or approval of various Canadian regulatory entities.

“Brad has built a strong reputation within the Canadian specialty insurance market and is a seasoned underwriter with deep expertise across all professional lines classes of business,” said Van Decker. “His appointment to head of Canada insurance reaffirms our commitment to the important Canadian specialty lines insurance market. We look forward to the progress that Brad and his team will make in continuing to grow our business in Canada.”

Randell joined AXIS in 2008 and has served in several senior underwriting roles within the company’s Canada insurance business, most recently as senior vice president and professional lines unit leader, Canada. Prior to joining AXIS, Randell held various underwriting roles at Liberty International Underwriters and at Royal Sun Alliance. 

“I’m honoured to have the opportunity to lead AXIS Insurance’s Canadian branch and to serve as its chief agent in Canada. I look forward to working with my colleagues as we expand AXIS’ insurance business in Canada and further enhance the services that we provide to our clients and partners,” said Randell.

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