announced the appointment of Scott Gunter, previously Senior Vice President of
Chubb Group and President of Chubb’s North America Commercial Insurance
division, as CEO of AXA XL. He will replace Greg Hendrick, who has decided to
pursue other opportunities outside the Group.
|Scott Gunter, CEO, AXA XL
Scott will join AXA’s Management Committee,
reporting to Thomas Buberl, CEO of AXA.
leadership in managing the integration of XL over the past two years and
building the new AXA XL division, which is today a solid and well-positioned
franchise. Greg’s contribution has been instrumental in creating business
synergies and ensuring a smooth transition for our clients and brokers. With
the effective consolidation of AXA Art, AXA Corporate Solutions and XL’s
activities under one roof, he has laid the foundation for AXA XL’s future
success as part of the #1 global commercial lines insurance platform. I wish
him all the best in his future endeavors.
Scott brings over 30 years of experience, a strong track record in commercial
insurance and underwriting and a profound knowledge of the North American
market. Prior to his last role as President of Chubb’s North America Commercial
Insurance division, Scott held several global positions within Chubb, including
Chief Underwriting Officer. I am convinced that his deep experience and
leadership skills coupled with the highly professional and engaged teams of AXA
XL, will be a winning combination to drive the next phase of AXA XL’s
development,” said Thomas Buberl.
colleagues in creating the new AXA XL division. As I move on, I am convinced that
the expertise, ability to innovate and customer focus which are at the heart of
our DNA will be key assets in ensuring the continued success of this great
platform,” commented Greg Hendrick.
look forward to working with AXA XL’s teams to accelerate its development.
Together, we will leverage our unique position in the market and our recognized
expertise to make AXA XL the best global commercial lines insurance partner for
its clients,” said Scott Gunter.
subject to any required regulatory approval.
Wilfrid Laurier University and graduated from Queen’s University (Ontario,
Canada) Executive Program. Before joining AXA, he served as Senior Vice
President of Chubb Group and President of Chubb’s North America Commercial
Insurance division. He was previously Chief Operating Officer, North America
Personal Risk Services and Chief Underwriting Officer of Chubb Commercial Insurance.
Scott started his career in 1986 and has served in a number of positions of
increasing responsibility in underwriting and field management in the US and