Cliff Gallant leaves Hippo for AXIS

AXIS Capital announced that it has appointed Cliff Gallant as Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Development, effective December 18, 2023. Mr. Gallant will report to AXIS Chief Financial Officer Peter Vogt and will serve as a member of the Company’s Global Finance leadership team.

“Cliff brings expansive insurance expertise, ranging from building and running investor relations programs at insurance carriers to serving as a sell-side research analyst at leading firms,” said Mr. Vogt. “His leadership will be invaluable as we continue to deepen engagement within the investment community and foster understanding of our vision and strategy, all as we further elevate AXIS as a specialty leader.”

Mr. Gallant most recently served as Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Development at Hippo where he built the organization’s investor relations program. Previously Mr. Gallant served as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at National General Insurance before its sale to Allstate, where he then joined the Company’s Corporate Development team. Mr. Gallant’s prior experience includes being a Portfolio Manager at Philadelphia Financial, a Research Analyst at Nomura, and Managing Director at Keefe, Bruyette, and Woods, among other roles.