Chris Dougherty has been appointed chief financial officer, insurance, at XL Group.
He joins from Axis Capital where, since 2009, he held the post of chief risk officer of reinsurance operations.
Arriving at XL with more than 20 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance business, Mr Dougherty is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and an associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society.
In this new role, he will be responsible for overseeing financial reporting and planning, accounting, budgeting and financial analysis for the company’s global insurance operations.
According to Greg Hendrick, chief executive of XL Group’s insurance operations, “With a diverse background as an underwriter, actuary and a risk officer, Chris will be a valuable addition to our leadership team.”