Post - 2012-10-25

Thailand floods: Back in business

The scale of the Thailand floods was not the only element to hamper recovery - they exposed a lack of loss mitigation and recovery knowledge in Asia.

Solvency II: The waiting game

With the possibility of further delays to the implementation of Solvency II seeming ever more likely, what will be the impact on insurers?

My Best XI: Steven Williams, Go Compare

Steven Williams, the new product development manager at Go Compare, selects his Best XI for a start-up insurance company. As well as a range of brokers, online specialists and telematics providers, two Welsh footballing legends are chosen in attack,…

Market moves: CEO change at Willis takes the headlines

Recruitment news this week was dominated by the appointment of a new group chief executive at Willis, after long-serving CEO Joe Plumeri announced that he is standing down early in 2013 after 12 years, and the appointment of a new broking CEO at Hastings…

Casserley appointed Willis CEO as Plumeri departs

McKinsey and Company partner Dominic Casserley, pictured, has been named as the next chief executive of Willis, following the news that CEO and chairman Joe Plumeri is due to step down after 12 years in the role.

Editor's comment: Causing tremors in the industry

You don’t have to look far for evidence that a ‘blame culture’ is spreading in our society, but there are surely few examples as alarming as the manslaughter convictions of six Italian scientists who failed to predict that a deadly earthquake would…