Aidan Collins joins from NIG

AXA has appointed Aidan Collins as casualty manager for mid-corporate risks.

Collins will be responsible for the profitable growth of mid-corporate casualty risks in its commercial lines and personal intermediary business. He joins from NIG where he was UK head of casualty and property for London. Before joining NIG Collins was AIG’s head of casualty for Ireland.

At AXA he replaces Neil Hammond, who joined Liberty as commercial casualty manager in August.

AXA head of mid-corporate risks Martin Eyres said: “We have established ourselves as a major player in the mid-corporate sector with class-leading underwriters, superior risk management and claims excellence.

“Aidan brings a wealth of experience to AXA and his appointment reinforces our commitment to strengthen our expertise as we aim to enhance our product range and penetration in the mid-corporate sector.”