AXIS names Michael Carr head of US E&S property


AXIS Insurance has appointed Michael Carr as head of US excess and surplus property. 

Carr is responsible for developing and executing AXIS Insurance’s E&S property underwriting strategy and achieving profitable growth, and ensuring the quality and diversification of its underwriting portfolio. 

He was previously executive vice president and head of property at Ethos Specialty Insurance Services. He has worked at Liberty International Underwriters, serving as senior vice president in the E&S property business, and at Max Specialty and Crum & Foster where he was the Atlanta regional property manager. He has also held property underwriting roles at ACE USA and AIG.

Carr reports into Carlton Maner, CEO of AXIS Insurance’s US division, and is based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Marner called Carr a “highly respected property underwriter and a talented insurance leader” who has extensive experience and knowledge of the US E&S property market. 

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