AXA Insurance has appointed Neil Hammond as new casualty manager of mid corporate risks.

In this role, Neil will be responsible for driving the growth of the casualty mid corporate offering. He will report directly to Martin Eyres, the head of mid corporate risks.

Neil joined AXA Insurance from Arista where he was UK head of casualty looking after the UK casualty account.

Prior to Arista, he served at Allianz for four years and AIG for eight years as liability underwriting manager.