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Jill Arnold, Director of Business Development at AXA Art Insurance to Serve As President of the New York Chapter of the National Association of Insurance Women

Posted on 17 Aug 09

Art insurance industry professional and director of business development at AXA Art Insurance, Jill Arnold, was officially inducted as president of the New York City Chapter of The National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW-NYC). The 13,000-member trade association is dedicated to the development of leaders in insurance. It offers educational training for professional industry designations, fosters an environment in which to build business alliances and networking opportunities with people of differing career paths and levels of experience. Ms. Arnold will serve for a one-year term.

"This is an exciting time to be leading an organization focused on being part of a strong insurance community", Jill commented. "I look forward to identifying and nurturing new talent for the benefit of our membership and continuing to give back to local organizations that support the advocacy of women". NAIW-NYC is focused on supporting local charities, which include Dress for Success, CancerCare, and Sanctuary for Families.

"Jill has been a dedicated supporter of Dress for Success for many years, and we are grateful that she introduced us to NAIW and helped our partnership flourish," said Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success Worldwide. "Jill will be a dynamic leader for NAIW."

"Industry groups such as the NAIW continue to play an increasingly important part in developing the skills of professionals in insurance and risk management, commented Christiane Fischer, CEO of AXA Art's North American operations. "We are proud that Jill has been elected to a leadership role in this association".

Ms. Arnold joined AXA Art Insurance in 2008. As director of business development, she leads a team of underwriters and art experts to reinforce the company's existing relationships with brokers and other third party intermediaries and to increase new distribution channels nationally. She currently manages AXA Art's relationship with the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) and the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD). Jill Arnold is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College. She previously held positions at Willis of New York, DeWitt Stern Group, and Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Ms. Arnold serves on the advisory board of the Appraisers Association of America. You may contact Jill Arnold at (212) 415-8423 or by email:

About AXA Art Insurance

International reach, unrivalled competence and a high quality network of expert partners distinguishes AXA Art, the only art insurance specialist in the world, from its generalist property insurance competitors. Over the past 40 years and well into the future, AXA Art has and will continue to redefine the manner in which it serves and services its museum, gallery, collector and artist clients, across Asia, America and Europe, with a sincere consideration of the way valuable objects are insured and cultural patrimony is protected. For more information visit