AXA XL has introduced the appointment of Pat Dougherty as international head of business bonds. In his new function, Dougherty will set the strategic path for the business bonds group, handle the worthwhile development of the portfolio and collaborate with AXA XL’s consumer administration group, zonal product leaders and the Americas Specialty group.
Dougherty succeeds Maria Duhart, who now serves as AXA XL chief underwriting officer for specialty area of interest, Americas.
“Pat’s intensive expertise in business bonds underwriting alongside his dedication as a supervisor make him a implausible addition to the Americas specialty area of interest management group,” Duhart stated. “He has been a powerful contributor to the worthwhile development of our e-book of enterprise and can proceed to advance our consumer and dealer relationships whereas mentoring our rising group of underwriters.”
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Previous to becoming a member of AXA XL, Dougherty oversaw the sector underwriting and advertising for Nationwide Business Surety’s Mid-Atlantic and Northeast areas. He started his profession at Liberty Mutual as a senior underwriter for the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Mid-Atlantic areas.