Qatar

Q-Re names CEO

Gunther Saacke has been appointed chief executive officer of Q-Re, a subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Company headquartered in Doha, Qutar.

Middle Eastern Promise

Last week I undertook the first leg of my eating tour of the Middle East, or as I sold it to my employers, “covering the Middle East Insurance Forum in Bahrain”.

Q-Re poaches Novae underwriting team

Q-Re, the reinsurance subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Company, confirmed today that is has hired 14 senior reinsurance staff who resigned from Novae in May.

Charles Taylor acquires Saudi loss adjusting business

Charles Taylor has made a strategic move to grow its loss adjusting business across the Middle East by acquiring a majority stake in Noble Inspection and Loss Adjustment Company, a licensed loss adjuster based in Saudi Arabia.

Psychopathy versus governance

Having recently relocated from Qatar back to Dubai I had the unenviable task of sorting through the various insurance and risk related books and papers I accumulated over the years.

Q&A with Allianz Worldwide Care's Andrew Seale

As the expat market continues to thrive in the Middle East, Stephanie Denton spoke to Andrew Seale, regional manager for the UK, Middle East and Italy at Allianz Worldwide Care, about the challenges this transient population brings to the private medical…

MENA insurers show resilience

Insurers and reinsurers in the Middle East and North Africa region have shown resilience in the past year and continue to maintain secure ratings.