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AXIS Capital Holdings: Albert Benchimol new CFO

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Pembroke, Bermuda - November 2, 2010, Pembroke, Bermuda - AXIS Capital Holdings Limited announced that Albert Benchimol will join the company as chief financial officer, effective January 17, 2011.

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Mr. Benchimol will also join the Company’s Executive Committee.

Until October 2010, Mr. Benchimol served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at PartnerRe Ltd. and held this position since he joined PartnerRe in 2000.

In 2007, Mr. Benchimol took on the additional role of CEO of PartnerRe Ltd.’s Capital Markets Group. His retirement from PartnerRe Ltd. will be effective December 31, 2010.

Prior to joining PartnerRe Ltd., Mr. Benchimol served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer at Reliance Group Holdings Inc.

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