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New Axis Liability Appointment

Axis is very pleased to announce the appointment of Gerry Craig as National Liability Underwriter.

Gerry has extensive Liability experience and is well known to brokers in the Liability market.

Axis has also negotiated new Liability Binder facilities with a much broader appetite, and can now consider an extensive range of businesses, trades and occupations.

We have updated the Risk Appetite Matrix on our website to provide a clear outline of risks we can consider.

Gary Dawson, Managing Director said that the appointment of Gerry and the new facilities is an exciting development which will provide brokers with a clear choice in both the property and liability markets.

Please feel free to contact Gerry directly with your liability enquiries on:

Phone: 03 8660 7004

email: g.craig@axisunderwriting.com.au

Alternatively, please contact your Axis underwriter.

By |Liability|February 4, 2015

Axis has relocated!

The team at Axis Underwriting are excited to announce the relocation of our offices in both Melbourne and Sydney.

Axis Managing Director Gary Dawson said, “The ongoing success of Axis has seen us quickly outgrow our offices, creating the need for us to move into larger spaces”.

Along with the change of our addresses, Axis also has new phone numbers you can contact us on. For all new contact details please refer below.

You can now find Axis Melbourne on Collins Street:
Level 5, 90 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph. 03 8660 7000

You can now reach Axis in Sydney at:
Level 11, 23 Hunter Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph. 02 9216 7200

By |Media Release|December 17, 2014

Axis appoints a Product Development Manager

Axis Underwriting Services is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ivan Verescuk to the team.

Ivan has 25 years of insurance industry experience, having held senior operations and product management roles throughout his career.  He is passionate about the insurance industry and thrives on achieving outcomes which deliver efficiency, innovation and value for all stakeholders.

Gary Dawson, Managing Director said, “Axis is committed to continually developing new product lines to meet the needs of our broker network. Ivan’s experience with product development and innovation ensures that this remains a strength of the Axis brand.”

By |Axis, Media Release|October 29, 2014

Axis Underwriting announces major improvements to Commercial Strata policy

Axis Underwriting is a leading Strata Insurance market for commercial, industrial and mixed tenancy strata risks.

Today, Axis Underwriting’s Managing Director, Gary Dawson, announced major changes to its Commercial Strata Policy.

Axis Underwriting opens new Sydney offices!

Off the back of one of the busiest years Axis Underwriting has experienced, we are set to expand and will be opening a new office in Sydney from Monday 7th April.

Augmenting our existing bases in Melbourne and Brisbane, Axis’ Sydney office will be run by Development Underwriter, Emily Walker, who will already be well known to most of you.

By |Axis, Feature, Industry News|April 3, 2014

Legal Expenses a big hit for Axis at the Steadfast Conference

It was great catching up with the Steadfast community at the recent 16th Annual Steadfast Conference held in Melbourne from 1 – 4 March.

As always, the ability to connect with industry peers and catch up on the changes and exciting news within the insurance industry was invaluable.

One more sleep until we see you at Steadfast Conference!

The team at Axis Underwriting are busily preparing for the 16th Annual Steadfast Conference to be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 1-4 March.

By |Axis, Feature, Industry News|February 28, 2014

Capacity for commercial property insurance limited in wake of Vic bushfire crisis

Severe bushfires are still burning close to Melbourne in conditions the CFA describe as the worst since Black Saturday five years ago. At least 18 fires are still burning in Victoria and at least 34 homes have been destroyed across the state.

By |Axis, Property|February 12, 2014

Good news for property owners looking to insure tattoo parlours

Following the widely publicised spate of bikie related arson attacks and other malicious damage events on tattoo parlours, insurance for tattoo parlours and property owners with tattoo tenants has become very difficult to obtain with few insurers prepared to insure them.

By |Axis, Feature, Property|January 30, 2014

Five Minutes With…Gary Dawson

Want to learn more about the Gary Dawson, Managing Director of Axis Underwriting? Click the link to read an interview which featured on Insurance Business Online.

By |Feature|January 16, 2014