AXIS Insurance Names Senior Execs to US Programs, P&C

Tim McGee promoted to SVP, U.S. Programs Underwriting Officer; Franklin Maccotan Hired as VP, U.S. Programs.

(AXIS Insurance offices in Alphretta, Ga. Photo credit: Thomson200.)

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (Pembroke, Bermuda) and its operating subsidiaries today announced two appointments within the U.S. Programs, Property & Casualty team of its AXIS Insurance business unit: Tim McGee has been promoted to the role of Senior VP, U.S. Programs Underwriting Officer; and the Company has hired Franklin Maccotan as VP, U.S. Programs. Both McGee and Maccotan report to John Tatum, Executive VP and Head of U.S. Programs, AXIS Insurance.

Franklin Maccotan, VP, U.S. Programs, AXIS Insurance.

In his newly created role, Mr. McGee is responsible for helping guide strategic direction and underwriting best practices across AXIS’ U.S. Programs business, AXIS reports. Previously, he served as Senior VP, Program Manager for AXIS, and he will continue to work in the Company’s Alpharetta, Georgia, office. A 30-year industry veteran, Mr. McGee joined AXIS in 2010.

“During his seven years at AXIS, Tim has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and has led a number of our key initiatives for our U.S. Programs business,” comments Tatum. “His combined management experience, underwriting expertise and product knowledge will help AXIS further develop more advanced offerings for our clients as our team continues to grow.

Track Record of Success

“In hiring Franklin, we are bringing onboard a proven talent within the property and casualty space, who has extensive knowledge of the complex risks associated with these programs,” Tatum adds. “Franklin’s track record of success and broad range of experience will further strengthen our team as we continue to expand.”

Also serving in a newly created role, Maccotan is responsible for the oversight of select programs in the Property and Casualty sector and is based in Seattle.

Maccotan has more than 20 years of insurance experience, including 14 years in the P&C sector. He joins AXIS from Seattle-based Berkley North Pacific (a Berkley Company), where he led the home-office underwriting team. Previously, he worked at CNA, where his roles included serving as the company’s Manufacturing Segment’s Assistant Vice President for the Western Zone.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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