Albert A. Benchimol was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited in May 2012 and has served as director since January 2012.
Albert joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2011. He formerly served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PartnerRe Ltd. from April 2000 through September 2010, and Chief Executive Officer of PartnerRe Ltd.'s Capital Markets Group business unit from June 2007 through September 2010.
Prior to joining PartnerRe, Albert was Senior Vice President and Treasurer at Reliance Group Holdings, Inc. for 11 years and was previously with the Bank of Montreal from 1982 to 1989. He sits on both the Insurance Development Forum Steering Committee and the St. John’s University Maurice R. Greenburg School of Risk Management, insurance and Actuarial Science Board of Overseers. Albert has served in a leadership role in a number of additional industry organizations, including the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (Chair, 2019-2020 and Vice-Chair, 2017-2018) and the Council of Lloyd’s (External Member, 2019-2020).
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