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AXA XL adds David Watson as senior underwriter PRCB, UK & Lloyd’s

July 13, 2021

AXA XL, the subsidiary of global (re)insurance company AXA, has appointed David Watson as senior underwriter, political risk, credit & bond (PRCB), UK & Lloyd’s market, effective immediately.

In his new role, Watson is responsible for helping to deliver the strategic and profitable growth of the company’s PRCB book in the UK as well as establishing and developing relationships with key brokers and clients in the market.

Watson joins the firm from AXA where he started his insurance career in the terrorism and political violence team in 2013. Later, he was promoted to senior underwriter and joined the capital risks solutions team in 2017.

Ian Nunn, head of PRCB, UK & Lloyd's market, said: "As exporters and lenders adjust to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re seeing increased demand to help them manage exposure to political and economic instability. For our clients, it’s important to have the right insurance partner to help manage these risks. I’m therefore delighted that David will be taking on the role of Senior Underwriter within the PRCB team at AXA XL. His knowledge and experience will be a great asset in helping us to deliver our payer to partner strategy, as we continue to develop our PRCB book in the UK.”