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Company Overview of AXIS Capital, Inc.

Company Overview

AXIS Capital, Inc., a commercial equipment leasing company, provides commercial financial solutions to companies and government entities in the United States. The company focuses on small to medium ticket transactions. It offers operating and finance leasing services for new or used equipment, such as computer hardware or software, telecommunications, office, medical, automotive, mailing, printing, and construction equipment. AXIS Capital offers its solutions to various organizations, associations, or municipal agencies, as well as companies that have been established for less than two years. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Grand Island, Nebraska.

308 North Locust Street

Suite 100

Grand Island, NE 68801

United States

Founded in 1996





Key Executives for AXIS Capital, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Co-President and Chief Operating Officer
Co-President and Chief Risk Officer
Founder and Vice Chairman of Business Development
Age: 45
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

AXIS Capital, Inc. Key Developments

Axis Capital, Inc. Appoints Ed Testa as Vice President

Axis Capital, Inc. announced the hiring of Ed Testa for the position of Vice President. In this new role, Ed will be responsible for vendor partnerships in sales and will report directly to Axis' Chief Commercial Officer, Michael Karman. Prior to joining Axis, Ed worked in sales with Graphic Arts Capital where he was responsible for soliciting, managing, and maintaining national vendor-based partnerships.

AXIS Capital, Inc. Promotes Michael Karman to Chief Commercial Officer

AXIS Capital, Inc. announced the promotion of Michael Karman to the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer. Michael joined Axis Capital in 2014 and most recently served as the company's President of Eastern Region Sales. Prior to joining Axis, Michael was Senior Vice President at Ascentium Capital. Previously, Michael also held various executive positions with New York-based Greystone & Co and AT&T Capital.

Axis Capital Board of Directors Announces Expansion of Senior Management Team

Axis Capital, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has implemented certain management changes, effective immediately, to further enhance the company's human capital and position the company for substantial growth in the North American market. Mostafiz ShahMohammed, current Chairman of Axis, has taken on the additional role of CEO. He is supported by the new appointment of Malia K. Du Mont as Co-President and COO along with the promotion of Andrea Zana to Co-President and Chief Risk Officer. Shauna Heckathorn remains in the role of CFO. Gordon Glade, founder and former CEO of Axis, has become Vice Chairman focused on expanding business in Canada; former Axis President Cecilia Park is taking on the newly formed position of Executive Vice President for Investment Strategy at Axis' parent company, Amur Finance company.

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