Since packing up his life in London and flying half way across the world to Australia, Mark Searles, CEO of AUB Group, has transformed a broker into the leading equity-based broking, risk management, advice and solutions provider in Australasia.
Switzerland headquartered global insurer Allied World has made a senior promotion in Asia-Pacific.
Global insurer Zurich has expanded its footprint in Australia with a major acquisition and a 20-year distribution agreement with banking giant ANZ, subject to regulatory permission.
Australian giant IAG has decided to expand its innovative quota share arrangements with more reinsurers next year.
The Australian government has announced a high level inquiry, known as a Royal Commission, into Australia's financial services sector.
Australian giant QBE has hired from QBE-owned regional insurer Elders Insurance for a distribution role.
A comprehensive study has suggested Australia's natural disaster costs are going to become a lot worse in the future.
Global insurer Chubb has finalised a restructure of senior management in Australia.
Global loss adjuster McLarens has expanded its construction and natural resources team in Australia.
Powerful Cyclone Debbie has become Queensland's costliest cyclone and Australia's second-most expensive for the insurance industry.
The Insurance Council of Australia has had to appoint its third president within 10 months following the departure of two former presidents from their respective businesses.
Australian giant QBE has appointed Inder Singh, chief financial officer of its Australian and New Zealand operations as interim ANZO CEO.
Global (re)insurer XL Catlin has recruited from Allianz for a senior Asia-Pacific cyber leadership role.
QBE's insurtech investment fund QBE Ventures has invested in insurance policy machine learning firm Risk Genius.
An industry association has been created in Australia to help start-ups and insurance firms innovate within insurance.
Peter Harmer, CEO of Australian insurer IAG, has said the firm's plans to grow in Asia are on hold and that it will focus on Australia and New Zealand.
Honan Asia has bought Singapore-based employee benefits broker NGA Benefits for an undisclosed sum.
Global insurer Chubb has recruited from its Australia operations for a senior position in Singapore.
Anthony Day, CEO of insurance at Suncorp and the Australian financial services firm's chief legal officer Kate Olgers are leaving the company.
Claims service provider Gallagher Bassett has signed a three year agreement with a New South Wales residential building insurance scheme.
Insurance Post asks Chris Bayley, co-founder of Cover Genius, about the global focused insurance start-up and the future of insurtech development.
QBE's group CEO John Neal will step down from the Australia-headquartered global insurer on 31 December.
The inaugural Claims Conference Sydney took place on 29 August. Chairman Andrew Tjaardstra summarises four key themes from the event.
Construction and engineering managing general agent Ensurance has launched in the UK this month.