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Marcus Pollak Appointed Head of Product Center at AXIS Re


AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS) today
announced that Marcus Pollak has been appointed to the newly created
role of Head of Product Center for AXIS Re. Based in Zurich, Mr. Pollak
will lead underwriting process and portfolio management activities for
AXIS Re, and will report to Megan Thomas, Chief Underwriting Officer,

"Marcus' appointment as head of our newly created Product Center is an
important step towards establishing a modern and sophisticated approach
to underwriting and portfolio management," said Ms. Thomas. "A proven
leader with deep reinsurance underwriting and portfolio management
expertise, Marcus is extremely well positioned to support the execution
of AXIS Re's goals and will be a valuable member of the Reinsurance
Products team."

Mr. Pollak joins AXIS Re from Partner Re, where he spent 17 years and
was most recently Head of Analysis and Reporting. He also served on the
company's senior management team. Prior to that, Mr. Pollak was the
Chief Operating Officer for Specialty Lines and the Head of Credit and

About AXIS Capital

AXIS Capital, through its operating subsidiaries, is a global provider
of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders'
equity at June 30, 2018, of $5.3 billion and locations in Bermuda, the
United States, Europe, Singapore, Middle East, Canada and Latin America.
Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a rating of "A+"
("Strong") by Standard & Poor's and "A+" ("Superior") by A.M. Best. For
more information about AXIS Capital, visit our website at

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