News | December 20, 2017

Matthew Sather Joins AXIS Insurance, U.S. Programs, Property & Casualty Division


AXIS Capital Holdings Limited and its operating subsidiaries (“AXIS Capital”) (NYSE:AXS) today announced that Matthew Sather has joined the U.S. Programs, Property & Casualty team of its AXIS Insurance business unit as VP, Underwriting. Mr. Sather is based in the Company’s Chicago, IL office and reports to John Tatum, Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Programs, AXIS Insurance.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Tatum said, “Matt is a proven talent within the property and casualty space with exceptional leadership skills. His diverse experience within the P&C sector leading various lines of business and functions will further strengthen our team as we continue to grow.”

Mr. Sather will work with Tim McGee, U.S. Programs Underwriting Officer, to guide underwriting best practices and portfolio management across AXIS’ U.S. Programs business.

Mr. Sather has 25 years of experience in the Property & Casualty sector. He joins AXIS from Chicago-based CNA, where he most recently served as Vice President, Workers’ Compensation and Underwriting Officer, Large Casualty Business Unit. Throughout his career, Mr. Sather has held roles leading various P&C lines of business including workers’ compensation, automobile and large casualty. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance & Statistics from Calvin College.

About AXIS Capital

AXIS Capital is a Bermuda-based global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance with shareholders’ equity at September 30, 2017 of $5.5 billion and locations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Singapore, Middle East, Canada and Latin America. Its operating subsidiaries have been assigned a rating of “A+” (“Strong”) by Standard & Poor’s and “A+” (“Superior”) by A.M. Best. Follow AXIS Capital on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About AXIS Insurance

AXIS Insurance — a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) — provides Property & Casualty, Professional Lines, Terrorism, Marine, Energy, Aviation, Credit & Political Risk, Environmental, Accident & Health coverages and other customized insurance solutions. Our products are offered through our distribution partners, which include wholesale brokers, retail brokers and designated managing general agents/underwriters (“MGAs”/”MGUs”) in the U.S. and abroad. Coverages are backed by the financial strength and security of the AXIS Insurance Companies, rated “A+” (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s and “A+” (Superior) XV by A.M. Best. For more information, visit our website at

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