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1 July 2021Insurance

AXIS Re poaches PartnerRe talent to expand treaty business

AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of Bermuda-based  AXIS Capital Holdings, has expanded its Latin American treaty operations with a senior hire from Partner Re.

Nicole Hanhart has joined AXIS Re as property underwriter, EMEA & Latin America effective July 1.

Hanhart joins AXIS Re following over 20 years with PartnerRe, where she was most recently a senior underwriter with the global catastrophe team. Her underwriting experience includes assignments in Chile, Miami and Zurich and stretches across Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.

In her new role, Hanhart will be responsible for underwriting a property treaty portfolio for Latin America. She will work in partnership with the underwriting team responsible for this region, and be based in Zurich.

Gino Smith, head of property, EMEA & Latin America at AXIS Re, said: “She brings strong technical underwriting acumen as well as an extensive client and broker network to the AXIS Re team. Nicole’s experience and expertise will enable us to continue to develop and execute our underwriting strategy for this region which forms an integral part of our overall global Property strategy.”

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10 May 2021   AXIS Re has combined the EMEA LatAm and Asia Pacific divisions into a single international division.
14 July 2021   The new roles sit within the casualty and accident & health reinsurance division.