Vantage taps AXA XL again for insurance business


Vantage taps AXA XL again for insurance business

Alex Blanco, CEO, Vantage Group Holdings

Vantage Group Holdings has appointed Alex Blanco as CEO of its insurance business. He joins from AXA XL, where he was chief underwriting officer for specialty. Blanco has over 25 years of industry experience across professional and specialty lines, joining XL Catlin in 2006. 

His appointment was welcomed by Greg Hendrick, the former AXA XL AXA XL chief executive and now Vantage CEO. He said: “We are very excited for Alex to lead our talented and growing Insurance team at Vantage. His exceptional underwriting acumen, proven leadership ability and informed insights will provide great value as we build out our insurance offerings to address the increasingly complex needs of our clients.”

Vantage Group began writing reinsurance through its Bermuda carrier Vantage Risk at the start of 2021. It has since expanded to offer insurance products and also launched a surplus lines carrier Vantage Risk Specialty Insurance Company in the US.

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