And Now For Something Fundamentally DifferentAnyone who listens to AXIS Chief Executive Officer John Charman describe ideas behind the formation of an insurance and reinsurance company in 2001 doesn’t hear a story about seizing on a market opportunity.

Replacing the older “opportunity” stories of past Bermuda start-ups is the tale of a group of old-timers who set out to create something “fundamentally different,” to use his phrase.

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