The pair are up against seven others including Matthew Clarke of Berkshire Hathaway and Luc Vignancour of Marsh in Paris who will be voted for by their peers in a confidential ballot.
Voting ends on at 11.59pm EDT on May 28 and winners will be announced at a prestigious event held at the Grand Hyatt NYC on June 17.
Other categories in the annual Advisen Cyber Risk Awards are the Cyber Risk Event Response of the year, Cyber Risk Pre-Breach Team of the year, Cyber Risk Innovation of the Year, Cyber Service Vendor of the Year, Best Cyber Risk Insurer and Best Cyber Risk Broking Team, in which Marsh also got a nomination.
A spokesperson for Marsh New Zealand said: “It is great recognition not only for Xavier and Marsh but also the New Zealand insurance industry.”
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