AXIS adds London duo to cyber team

One of the recruits is among the first market underwriters to specialise in cyber

AXIS adds London duo to cyber team


By Louie Bacani

Global specialty insurance provider AXIS has expanded its London-based international cyber insurance unit with the hiring of Neil Arklie and Delvin Tillett.
Arklie has been appointed as vice president, financial lines, and lead underwriter. He will lead an underwriting team focused on writing cyber, media, film and television, and technology coverage for AXIS Insurance’s international division.
Tillett, meanwhile, has been named associate vice president, financial lines. He will provide underwriting support across cyber, technology and media liability lines.

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Mark Gregory, CEO of AXIS Insurance’s international division, said that the London duo are key additions to the company’s growing cyber team.
“One of the first market underwriters to specialise in cyber, Neil brings proven leadership and experience that also crosses into the media and technology sectors,” Gregory said of Arklie.
“Additionally, Delvin is a talented cyber expert, and our clients will benefit significantly from his in-depth knowledge of the sector,” he added, commenting on Tillett.
Arklie joins AXIS after spending 13 years in various roles at Swiss Re, most recently as senior cyber and technology product manager. He began his career in underwriting roles at Provincial, which is now part of AXA, and Chubb.
Tillett comes from MGA Ascent Underwriting, where he served as an underwriter, specialising in cyber.
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