AXA XL adds to US marine loss prevention team

Senior risk consultant Jarek Klimczak will transferring to insurer AXA XL’s New York City office from Singapore, effective September 1st.

Anne Marie Elder, global chief underwriting officer for AXA XL’s marine insurance business, said that “our risk consultants play a vital role in helping clients mitigate business risks while at the same time supporting our underwriters’ risk selection and assessment. Thanks to his broad skillset, Jarek will provide valuable loss prevention guidance for our customers and our marine business lines including ocean cargo, blue and brown water hull, marine liabilities, and aligned inland marine products.”

Klimczak had supported the growth of AXA XL’s cargo and bluewater hull books in Asia and Australia. He has more than 32 years of maritime, logistics, Insurance, and risk management expertise.

Before joining the insurance industry Klimczak served as a port captain in Singapore, a cargo superintendent in Germany, as well as in other maritime industry roles. He holds a Masters in Nautical science and Marine Transportation from Poland’s Gdynia Maritime University.