Dale Gawley

Corporate CIO - AXIS Capital

Dale Gawley is a dedicated, focused, results-driven senior executive with over twenty years’ experience in diverse areas of finance, operations and information technology and 15 years in the insurance industry.  He has lead large scale global transformation initiatives that deliver quality results and efficient and sustainable operations.  

Currently Dale is the Corporate CIO for AXIS Capital a Bermuda based Global Provider of Specialty (Re) Insurance, with $5bn in revenue and 1,100 employees he is responsible for delivery of all IT services to the corporate functional areas at AXIS including Risk, Actuarial, Finance, HR, Legal, Internal Audit, Corporate Communications, Operations and Vendor Management.  Dale defined the Corporate IT strategy and multi-year road map including off shore delivery capability. He has specialized experience in leading large transformation projects that impact people, process and technology, most recently leading the Finance Transformation at AXIS, which included building the business case, funding approval and successful implementation of corporate wide financial systems.  Prior to his current role Dale had responsibility for AXIS’s Global Operations which included creating a managing general agent support unit, building a scalable offshore BPO capability including vendor selection, contract negotiation and organization structure realignment.

Prior to AXIS Capital, Dale served as the Controller and Assistant Plant Manager of Sennheiser Ireland a manufacturing of state of the art headphones. 

Dale serves on the Insurance Strategic Advisory Council for Oracle and has performed speaking engagements for Oracle on their Financial Systems products.  Dale is a member of the Advisor Board Council for HMG Strategy.  Dale is an avid golfer and dive master.

Dale is a qualified chartered accountant and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.



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