AXA XL has expanded its broker management team in the UK announcing the appointments of Michael Clarke as regional broker distribution leader and Robyn Warke as broker distribution leader.
In his new role, Clarke will be responsible for leading AXA XL’s regional distribution strategy, with the aim of developing relationships with UK regional brokers and profitably growing the UK book of business.
Based in Birmingham, Clarke joins from Willis Towers Watson, where he managed a number of the broker’s strategic relationships with its key insurer partners. Prior to that, he served as a lead consultant/ engagement manager at AON.
Based in London, Warke joins the business from Generali, where she most recently served as key account executive, were she managed key broker relationships in the UK across all lines of business. Previously Warke had undertaken business development and claims roles at ERS Insurance and Catalyst Consulting.
Both Clarke and Warke report to Allan Murley, head of UK Broker Management at AXA XL.
Commenting on the appointments Murley said: “I am extremely pleased to welcome both Michael and Robyn to the team. With their experience in business development and account management, both will have an important role to play as we focus on growing profitable new business in the UK. Investing in key appointments such as these will also help us to better deliver on our ONE AXA strategy, by enabling greater interaction and collaboration with other AXA entities in order to achieve our common goals.”