AXIS Global Accident & Health, a Princeton, N.J.-based division of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE: AXS), recently announced that it is now actively marketing accident and health insurance coverage in the United States. Leading these accident and health insurance operations is James “Jay” Hamilton, who was recently named Chief Executive Officer, AXIS North America Accident & Health.
Insurance products now available from AXIS Global Accident & Health include Personal Accident and Business Travel Accident for employer groups, affinity groups and financial institutions, including banks, credit card issuers and credit unions. Related insurance programs, such as Student Accident and Sickness and Special Risks, including youth activities, daycare and non-profit group will be available later in 2010.
Hamilton brings more than 20 years of accident and health experience with a consistent record of success in strategically growing premium and profit at leading insurers. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, North American Accident & Health for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Previously, he was Vice President, Accident & Health for CNA Insurance Companies.