The explosion in Beirut, Lebanon at around 6pm local time on Tuesday 4 August tragically killed at least 157 people and wounded another 5000, with more than a hundred still missing as rescue efforts continue.
Following a leadership restructure earlier this year and the confirmation of former Lloyd’s leader Sean McGovern as CEO for the UK and Lloyd’s market, Axa XL has now made changes to the leadership team for its UK and Lloyd’s region.
PREMIUM: The insurance industry has suffered very large losses from natural disasters over the past two centuries and this still remains a problem today, with 409 natural catastrophe events totaling $232bn in losses in 2019. Post looks at some of the…
Virtual Roundtable: Has Covid-19 helped speed up the digitalisation of insurance customer communications?’
Post gathered a group of experts together for an interactive digital roundtable at which we discussed how insurers and their partners can maximise satisfaction, despite policyholders being in lockdown; and build long-standing relationships that will…
Axa XL has confirmed former Lloyd’s leader Sean McGovern as CEO for the UK and Lloyd’s market having held the role on an interim basis since April.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty will look to reduce its global headcount by a further 400 as it embarks on a transformation programme.
The London Market Group has appointed Atrium CEO Richard Harries to its board replacing former UK CEO of Axa XL Paul Greensmith.
Zurich has appointed Stephane Baj as head of accident and health in the UK and multinational joining from Chubb.
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Chaucer has appointed Paul Jardine as non-executive chairman succeeding Chris Stooke who will retire from the board later this year.
Axa XL has revealed changes to its leadership team, with UK legal entities CEO Paul Greensmith departing and further ‘reorganisation’ expected.
Jason Harris will take over from Richard Pryce as QBE CEO, international, when the incumbent retires at the end of the year.
Insurers’ gender pay gaps narrowed marginally in 2019, with the difference between the median and mean pay of women and men shrinking by 0.94% and 1.46% respectively among a sample of top insurers collated by Post.
This morning Axa told Post it would not be exhibiting at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association annual conference due to coronavirus concerns.
Exclusive: Axa UK&I, Axa XL and Axa Partners will not be attending the annual British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s conference in May due to concerns over coronavirus.
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
Analysis: The expansion of the global space market: What opportunities does this present to insurers?
It is 55 years since underwriters at Lloyd’s penned the first space insurance policy, covering the Intelsat I ‘Early Bird’ satellite. Today there are more than 2000 active satellites orbiting the planet and the accelerating commercialisation of space is…
The government is likely to make an announcement delaying the much-awaited whiplash claims portal in a matter of days, sources close to the project told Post this week.
Scott Gunter has been appointed as CEO of Axa XL joining from Chubb to replace Greg Hendrick who is leaving to pursue other opportunities.
Fifteen months ago Claudio Gienal stepped up to the role of CEO of Axa UK and Ireland, but he’s taken his time to reveal his strategy for the firm. He spoke to Stephanie Denton about why clarity, diversity and adding value really matter to him
Few disagree that the industry needs to innovate, but blue sky thinking is quickly clouded by conundrums around outsourcing, unwieldy legacy systems and the short-term need to turn a profit
Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Within insurance, it’s managing general agents seeing all the deals, attracting the money and the talent. The potential for big profits and lower costs drives the sector forward, but will the sector gather yet more momentum or will it overheat?
Zurich Insurance and its employees were among the big winners at the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards last night.