AXIS appoints new CEO of Irish subsidiaries
Bermuda-based re/insurer AXIS Capital Holdings has appointed Helen O’Sullivan as the CEO of AXIS Specialty Europe and AXIS Re.
O’Sullivan succeeds Tim Hennessy who earlier this year was named chief financial officer of the international division for AXIS Insurance. Hennessy will remain a director of AXIS Specialty Europe and AXIS Re.
In this role, O’Sullivan will oversee the company’s Irish subsidiaries and their branches. She will also join the board of directors of AXIS Capital’s Irish subsidiaries as an executive director.
O’Sullivan was most recently deputy global tax director at AXIS. Prior to joining the company, she held positions at Bank of Ireland and Chapman Flood Mazars Chartered Accountants.
O’Sullivan will continue to be based in Dublin, and provide support and advice on tax matters to AXIS.
“Helen brings extensive experience leading international initiatives in highly regulated industries such as insurance and banking,” said Matthew Fosh, chairman, AXIS Europe. “She has been with AXIS more than ten years, and also brings a deep understanding of our organization and operations.”
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