McLarens has appointed Jennifer Barclay to a newly created leadership role as global head of data and analytics strategy.
Treasury Select Committee chair Mel Stride MP has written to Google, Ebay, Facebook and Amazon with a series of questions relating to their policies and actions to combat economic crime, prevent fraud and protect consumers.
Xamira Groves has joined Chaucer from Axa XL as head of insurance.
Insurers have the opportunity to help drive global change but they cannot do it alone, blogs Kennedys partner Fleur Rochester.
Pen Underwriting has bought Manchester Underwriting Management for an undisclosed sum adding 50 staff and over £60m of gross written premium to the Gallagher-owned managing general agent.
Howden-backed Parhelion has appointed industry veteran and founding member of Ark Syndicate Management David Foreman as chair.
Sian Fisher had considerable success modernising the Chartered Insurance Institute during her time as CEO and the next leader needs to build on the foundations she has created, according to a range of insurance experts.
After 41 years with the provider, managing director of underwriting and technical services David Williams is leaving Axa UK at the end of December. He spoke with Post about the timing of his departure, what comes next and reflected on his time in the…
The fine art market is in resurgence after a bleak 18 months and the bumper calendar of blockbuster shows will enable Lloyd’s to show its unique value, says Hiscox UK line underwriter for art and private clients Andrew Mitchell.
Admiral, Covea and Hastings back Drive Score launch; Abacai teams up with Ticker; Bollington to rebrand under Gallagher; Aviva extends Founders Factory tie-up; and Cover Genuis seals Series C raise
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week.
Minster Law has reached an agreement to take over Irwin Mitchell’s fast-track personal injury business with intentions to “lead consolidation in the market”.
Covéa has failed to secure a deal to buy Axa XL Re, Post’s sister title has reported.
Amazon Business’ partnership with insurtech Superscript has the potential to bring an element of disruption and grab niche market share by meeting demands but advice is still key for corporate SME business, according to experts.
Insurance industry trade bodies are working to agree templates for information sharing between firms to enable them to more easily come into line with the Financial Conduct Authority’s enhanced product governance rules.
The shift in the regulatory landscape could lead to “massive upheaval” experts have warned as brokers have been urged to engage with the process amid fears that the scope of fair value changes has not been understood.
After a challenging few years the managing general agents sector has looked at itself in the mirror and, buoyed by the hardening market, is in good position to grow following the pandemic, says Stephen Gibson, CEO of Avid Insurance Services.
Beazley has appointed Bob Quane as chief underwriting officer joining from Axis Capital where he was CUO of the insurance segment.
Many were shocked and saddened this week to learn that Sandy Dunn, a well known and respected figure in the industry, had passed away suddenly, after a brief illness.
Ello managing director Michael Kalli considers recent research that suggests fewer than one in 10 consumers feel like they are a valued customer to their insurer.
JMG Group has reached £90m of gross written premium with 200 staff in 10 offices, CEO Nick Houghton told Post as it funded Butterworth Spengler to make its first acquisition since joining the group.
Howden reveals football's Covid losses; Convex opens new European subsidiary; Volante gets new syndicate approval from Lloyd’s; and Zurich supplants Axa as MGA's £105m capacity
For the record: Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
With resignations on the rise employers risk overlooking candidates from diverse backgrounds, Dive In attendees heard.
Climate change still remains the biggest challenge facing society, and we aren’t responding fast enough, writes Guido Fürer, group chief investment officer and member of the group executive committee, Swiss Re.
Hiscox chief claims officer Grace Hanson will leave the insurer at the end of the year, Post has learned.