AXA Insurance Gulf has officially launched its Doha branch in the new Qatar Financial Center tower.

Attending the launch ceremony at the tower were Qatar and Bahrain’s country manager, Stephen Wagstaff, and Qatar’s sales and distribution manager, Thiyagarajan Ilango.

The new branch in Doha will offer a wide range of corporate products, including property marine, casualty and liability, office, motor fleet and healthcare insurance.

Mr Wagstaff commented: There are huge growth opportunities for insurance here in Qatar and as the global leader in risk management, we intend to seize the enormous potential available to us. AXA’s leading position in international markets permits us to access an extensive network of expertise and we will use this to deliver to our clients professional service and diversity of products.

Andrea Rossi, CEO of AXA Insurance Gulf in the Middle East, added: This is all part of our global expansion plan and our commitment to the Middle East region. AXA Gulf is growing exponentially and we are constantly looking to expand and also improve our products and services to our customers in order to raise the local benchmark and encourage a more competitive marketplace.