AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings, has announced the appointment of Abiy Dadi as vice president of the US excess casualty team.
In his new role, Dadi will be responsible for cultivating and strengthening relationships with wholesale distribution partners, enhancing new and existing business opportunities, and executing underwriting strategy. He will be based in Alpharetta, Ga., and will report to Britt Smith, senior vice president of US excess casualty.
Dadi joins AXIS from CRC Group, where he most recently served as associate broker and assistant vice president. In that role, he was responsible for primary casualty and excess liability production and risk placement, overseeing team operations, and training new team members. Dadi began his insurance career at CRC Group in 2012 as an assistant broker.
“We are delighted to welcome Abiy to AXIS,” Smith said. “He brings a wealth of experience in a wide variety of casualty risks and complex insurance program design. His vast knowledge of excess and surplus lines, carrier appetites and business strategies, as well as his outstanding professionalism and level of customer service, will enable us to continue to grow the business.”