Michele Sansone, AXA XL
President, North America property
Since 2014, Michele Sansone’s role as president of North America property at AXA XL has allowed her to serve the global market with unparalleled knowledge of managing large global property risks. As president, Sansone directs property underwriting activities and oversees the global network of risk engineers who provide on-site risk analysis and property loss prevention programs. Prior to 2014, Sansone served as chief underwriting officer of the business, responsible for establishing the underwriting standards and protocols that helped guide AXA XL on complex property risks.
Sansone’s career started at AIG and Home Insurance Company, attending an underwriting trainee programs. Since then, she’s held numerous underwriting positions including progressively senior positions at Zurich, most recently managing the company’s US Eastern property division.
She also dedicates much of her time to numerous charitable activities including serving on the board of Spencer Educational Foundation, the March of Dimes board and co-chairing the Gourmet Gala in 2014 and 2015. She has also sponsored the Tom Joyce Scholarship Fund Golf Outing since 1998, which benefits St. John’s School of Risk Management, Insurance & Actuarial Science.
- AXA XL