AXA XL announces key appointments to London Reinsurance team

AXA XL, the property, casualty and specialty risk division of AXA announced three senior appointments to the London Reinsurance team, Megan KEMPE, Nick PASCALL and Conor GAFFNEY. The appointees will be based in London and report to Rob LITTLEMORE, CEO of London Reinsurance.

Megan KEMPE has been promoted to Head of US Property, London, effective September 1st. She joined XL Re Ltd in Bermuda in 2004 as a Catastrophe Model Analyst. After a short stint at D. E. Shaw & Co (Bermuda) Ltd, she re-joined XL Re in 2009 as an Associate Underwriter and was later promoted to Vice President, a role in which she made a significant contribution to increasing the company's re/insurance footprint in emerging markets.

Nick PASCALL will be joining as Head of US Casualty Treaty, effective October 1st. He brings with him 27 years of international re/insurance experience, having worked in London, Bermuda and Chicago. Nick PASCALL began his career as a Treaty Underwriter at CNA Re in 1992, and has since held senior roles at Catlin Underwriting Agencies Ltd and American Safety Re. Most recently, he worked as Head of Casualty Reinsurance at Hiscox Re in London.

Conor GAFFNEY will be joining as Head of Specialty, effective September 1st. With nearly 15 years of experience in the re/insurance industry, he began his career as a reinsurance pricing actuary at Imagine Group, and has held senior actuarial roles at AmTrust International Underwriters Ltd and PwC. Most recently, he was Head of Reinsurance Underwriting at Greenlight Reinsurance Ireland Ltd in Dublin.

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