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Albert Benchimol President & CEO AXIS Capital Albert A. Benchimol serves as President and CEO of AXIS Capital, a global leader in specialty insurance and reinsurance. He is responsible for the strategic oversight of the Company’s global business operations, which span 30 locations across 12 countries. Under his leadership, AXIS has increased its focus on expanding its global underwriting platform to both established and emerg- ing markets to ensure the Company provides specialty risk solutions in every region in which its clients operate. One of the insurance industry’s preeminent thought leaders on specialty risk, Benchimol – along with the AXIS leadership team – has helped establish the Company as an industry innovator and expert at helping its partners manage complex risks in today’s transformative marketplace. AXIS is also a responsible global citizen that has developed community-based charity programs in each of the markets in which it operates. Mr. Benchimol has more than 25 years of insurance industry experience. He joined AXIS in January 2011 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Benchimol was appointed President and CEO of AXIS in May 2012, having joined its Board of Directors in January 2012. Prior to AXIS, he was at PartnerRe Ltd. from 2000 to 2010, serving as Executive Vice Pres- ident and Chief Financial Officer and concurrently as CEO of PartnerRe Ltd.’s Capital Markets Group business unit from June 2007 through September 2010. Mr. Benchimol also held senior management roles at Reliance Group Holdings Inc. and at the Bank of Montreal. RETURN TO SPEAKER LIST