AXIS Re has launched AXIS Re Strategic Partners with the appointment of Herndon Stokes, Simon Stirnemann and Juan Manuel Leon as strategic account executives for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Stokes joined the company from Munich Re Co., where he most recently was executive manager of global accounts. Stirnemann has been with the company for 13 years and most recently was senior casualty underwriter in Singapore. Leon has been a member of the AXIS Re team for nine years and currently serves as senior underwriter of property. They will be based in Zurich.
The company said additional appointments to the AXIS Re Strategic Partners team will follow for North America and Asia.
AXIS Re Strategic Partners is part of the organization's global markets division, which is led by Rob Smart, interim president.
AXIS Re is the reinsurance segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd.