AXA XL appoints Gabriel Okolski as Senior Underwriter, Political Risk, Credit and Bonds, Americas

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AXA XL’s Political Risk, Credit & Bond (PRCB) business has appointed Gabriel Okolski as lead underwriter, Americas. Situated at washington d.c. Mr. Okolski reports to Jeff AbrahamsonHead of Underwriting, Special Risks, PRCB.

Commenting, Mr Abramson said: “Gabriel brings extensive experience in credit analysis and structuring and deep expertise and extensive relationships in the aviation finance industry. He will be a great addition to our growing team. of political risk and credit insurance experts here in DC”

In his role, Mr. Okolski is responsible for new business generation, underwriting, and client and broker relations. He will work with the Americas PRCB and Specialty leadership teams to inform the overall growth strategy, with a particular focus on developing and managing the aviation finance business.

Mr. Okolski joins AXA XL from Marsh where he served as Senior Vice President, Credit and Financial Analyst, working exclusively on the Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium (AFIC) program for nearly five years. Previously, he worked as a senior transport loan officer for the Export Import Bank of United Stateswhere he focused on structuring and executing over $3 billion in aircraft financing for airlines around the world.

Mr. Okolski began his commercial aviation career with the US Department of Transportation as a transportation industry analyst. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from george washington university and a master’s degree in economics George Mason University. He is a private instrument pilot.

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