AXIS Insurance, a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings, has announced the appointment of Max Perkins to the newly created role of head of strategy and innovation for its global cyber and technology unit. Perkins will be based in the United States and will report to Dan Trueman, global head of cyber and technology.
In his new role, Perkins will help AXIS maintain a position as a thought leader in cyber and technology underwriting and risk transfer. He will also spearhead the development of innovative ways to lead the understanding of cyber risk and cyber insurance, as well as developing resources to expand the delivery of the company’s cyber insurance training services.
Perkins has nearly 15 years of industry experience. Prior to joining AXIS, he served as senior vice president at Lockton Companies, where he focused on risk transfer and placement strategy in cyber, technology errors and omissions, media, and miscellaneous professional liability. He has also held roles at AIG, Beazley and Chubb.
“We’re deeply committed to continuous innovation and product refinement in the area of cyber insurance, where we are a top global insurer,” Trueman said. “As strategy and innovation lead for our global cyber and technology unit, Max will be critical to us achieving our goals in this regard, and we welcome him to our team.”