Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings has expanded its board of directors with the appointed of Lizabeth Zlatkus. She has previously held several senior management positions at The Hartford Financial Services Group during her 28-year tenure at the company.
Zlatkus will serve as a member of AXIS Capital’s audit and finance committees. She currently sits on the boards of Boston Private Financial Holdings.
Zlatkus joined The Hartford in 1983 and held a variety of leadership positions, including executive vice president and chief financial officer, and chief risk officer. She also led the international and group benefits division and was co-chief operating officer of Hartford Life.
“Liz is an exceptional leader who brings experience building and leading engaged and profitable insurance organizations, both in the U.S. and internationally,” said Michael Butt, chairman of AXIS Capital board of directors. “As we further transform our business to advance our vision of being a leading specialty insurer and global reinsurer, Liz’s deep industry knowledge, paired with her successful organisational leadership track record, will be instrumental to the Company’s long-term success.”
Zlatkus commented: “I am pleased to join AXIS Capital’s Board of Directors at this exciting time of change and innovation within the organisation and in the global (re)insurance industry. The transformation already underway at AXIS is impressive, and I look forward to working with the Board to help the Company capitalise on the tremendous opportunity ahead.”
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