AXIS Capital announced the appointment of Kelly Beaudoin as Head of the firm’s Partnership Office, a cross-functional team that guides the organization’s change management programs.
In this newly created role, Beaudoin will work with AXIS President and CEO Vince Tizzio and the company’s leadership team to guide the implementation of enterprise-wide change and change management initiatives. . He will report directly to Tizzio.
Prior to joining AXIS, Beaudoin spent 20 years at The Hartford, where he most recently served as Head of Strategy, Global Specialty.
Prior to that, he held a series of roles with increasing levels of responsibility covering business intelligence, financial operations, and 3rd party data. He began his career as an underwriter at Hartford Life.
As Head of Axis’ Partnership Office, Beaudoin is responsible for leading the implementation of “How We Work,” a program focused on improving how Axis operates and goes to market.
Through this initiative, the company seeks to increase the agility and speed of the market to better pivot and adapt to shifts, responding to the changing needs of customers.
In addition, the program is focused on improving efficiencies and monetizing productivity gains. The key principles of the “How We Work” initiative include simplifying the company’s operating structure designed to take advantage of market dynamics that allow for faster decision-making and increased connectivity.
As well as the development of underwriting and performance-oriented thinking within AXIS; focus on improving efficiency and monetizing our productivity gains; and leveraging the company’s data and digital capabilities, which can facilitate decision-making.
“Kelly is an excellent addition to our team and her in-depth knowledge of specialty insurance combined with cross-skills strategy, business intelligence, data and analytics, and financial operations make her an exceptional fit. for this role,” said Tizzio.
Adding: “His appointment and the launch of ‘How We Work’ speak to the focus we are placing on strengthening our underlying business operations, improving productivity and efficiency, and investing in capabilities that enable us to deliver on it is our ambition to elevate AXIS as a special leader.”