21 July 2022Reinsurance

Tello joins AXA XL ART team

AXA XL has appointed Alonso Tello as senior underwriter for its Structured Risk Solutions (SRS) business for the Americas.

Based in Toronto, Tello will focus on developing structured re/insurance for AXA XL's captives and large corporate clients, as well as performance insurance for breakthrough green technologies in the Americas region. Tello joins SRS' growing global alternative risk transfer (ART) team from his current role as head of captives and ART, Canada.

“Our clients continue to look for new, innovative risk management solutions to address their changing business exposures,” said Austin Su, head of SRS, Americas. “We're excited to build out our underwriting capabilities in the Americas with talent like Alonso.  His experience in captives and ART will be invaluable to our corporate and captive clients seeking to develop alternative risk transfer solutions to help them achieve their strategic objectives.”

Tello began his tenure at AXA XL in 2019 from Zurich in London where he served as senior fronting manager – captive services and ART (Commercial Insurance UK). He has 13 years' experience in the industry focusing on captive, integrated multiline multi-year, loss portfolio transfers, as well as large multinational property and casualty lines.

AXA XL's Structured Risk Solutions team underwrites performance insurance for breakthrough green technologies and non-traditional (re)insurance solutions for corporate clients and captives, providing clients with customized solutions across all lines of business, globally.