AXIS Global Accident & Health, a division of AXIS Capital Holdings, has appointed Peter Vogt as new chief operating officer of the division and as a member of division's executive board.

Based in Princeton, New Jersey, Vogt will manage AXIS Global Accident & Health’s actuarial, finance, IT, and operations teams.

Before joining AXIS Global Accident & Health, Vogt was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Penn Mutual.

Prior to Penn Mutual, he served as chief financial officer of CIGNA Group Insurance for six years, and also held both leadership and actuarial positions in his 15 years at Hartford Life Insurance.

AXIS Global Accident & Health CEO and president Chris DiSipio said bringing on board a respected professional like Pete with more than 25 years of broad industry experience is a great move for the growing business.

AXIS Global Accident & Health offers accident and health insurance and reinsurance cover for employers, affinity groups, financial institutions and other customers through insurance carriers, managing general underwriters, brokers, third party administrators, and other key distributors. It has a significant capacity for underwriting global reinsurance risks for accident and health insurance carriers.