AXA XL announce new UK & Lloyd's cyber head

AXA XL has today announced Vanessa Leemans as its UK & Lloyd’s head of cyber in hopes of strengthening its cyber presence in London.

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Protection Reporter
25th November 2022
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"As a seasoned industry professional, her extensive cyber insurance expertise and broader cyber security and risk knowledge make her well-placed to lead our business in the UK."
- Andrew Underwood, UK & Lloyd’s chief underwriting officer

Leemans, who has spent nearly two decades at Aon Cyber Solutions, most recently serving as EMEA/UK chief broking officer, will now be in charge of leading AXA XL’s cyber business in the UK.

Celebrating the appointment on LinkedIn, Leemans said that they were “very excited about this cyber underwriting team lead opportunity” which offers them the chance to take “the insurer path after nineteen years in interesting broker positions.”

Andrew Underwood, UK & Lloyd’s chief underwriting officer, has said:

“The cyber market continues to experience strong demand as companies look for a trusted partner to cover increasingly complex technology risks. We are strengthening our cyber presence in London under Vanessa’s leadership and are very pleased to welcome her to the business."

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