AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings, has announced the addition of Lydia LaSalata and Matthew Trinkle to its North American casualty team. LaSalata has been appointed as a senior underwriter for professional liability, while Trinkle has been appointed as an underwriter for casualty and alternative risk.
LaSalata joins AXIS from Safety National Re, where she served as a vice president in the financial lines treaty team. Prior to joining AXIS, Trinkle served as assistant vice president at Transatlantic Re.
“We’re excited to welcome Lydia and Matt to the team,” said Dan Osterrieder, head of casualty for North America at AXIS Re.
“As we adapt our North America casualty business to the changing market and continue to deepen relationships with our strategic partners, their perspectives will be key. Lydia brings significant professional liability experience and underwriting expertise. Matt’s background in casualty reinsurance will also be a strong asset to the team.”