AXA XL, the property and casualty specialty risk division of AXA, has appointed a new chief financial officer for Canada, replacing outgoing CFO, Ryan Ho, effective immediately.

Patrick Lee, AXA’s senior financial manager prior to the promotion, joined the company’s executive leadership team February 1.

Lee first joined AXA in 2018, serving then as the Canadian division’s finance manager until his promotion to senior finance manager in 2021. Country manager, Renato Rodrigues says “it is great to see one of our own team members step into this position. Patrick is a great new addition to our leadership team here in Canada.” Prior to his joining AXA, Lee worked for nearly six years in senior roles with PwC Bermuda

AXA provides insurance and risk management products and services to companies from mid-sized companies through to multinationals. It also provides reinsurance solutions to companies globally.