The reinsurance arm of Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, AXIS Re, has appointed Emilie Hungenberg as a Senior Underwriter, Property, EMEA & Latin America.
In her new role, Hungenberg takes on responsibility for underwriting a property treaty portfolio for France, Benelux, Iberia, and Africa.
She will work alongside the underwriting team responsible for these regions in order to further develop and execute the reinsurer’s underwriting strategy.
Hungenberg joins AXIS Re from investment manager Schroders, where she most recently served as a Senior insurance-linked securities (ILS) Underwriter and Project Manager, with responsibility for writing collateralised reinsurance for Europe, Bermuda, and Lloyd’s of London.
Previously, she held roles of increasing responsibility in underwriting and client management at RMS, MS Amlin, Sompo, and Odyssey Re.
She will be based in Zurich and will report to Gino Smith, Head of Property, EMEA & Latin America at AXIS Re.
Commenting on the appointment of Hungenberg, Smith said: “We are delighted to welcome Emilie to AXIS Re.
“She brings a strong technical underwriting background spanning short and long tail lines of business, as well as an extensive commercial network throughout the region. Emilie’s experience and expertise will further enable us to deliver on AXIS Re’s promise of providing agile, solution-oriented services to our clients and brokers.”
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