Post content editor Jonathan Swift looks at past aborted insurance bids and talks to consider whether a deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson is dead, or merely on ice for now
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…
CNA Hardy has named Stuart Middleton as CEO of their Luxembourg subsidiary.
The 'Diversity Dividend' is the theme of the third edition of the Dive In festival taking place in September.
With diversity so high on the insurance industry’s agenda and the world of science recently celebrating the annual Ada Lovelace Day, highlighting the contribution of women in science, Post set out to find when the first female underwriter made her mark…
The insurance industry is showing signs of improvement when it comes to gender equality, but it still has a lot of work to do
All the latest job moves in the insurance market.
Hiscox's Carl Day has been appointed energy, marine and aviation head at Hardy.
Hardy chief executive Dave Brosnan has been promoted to a new role as CEO of CNA Europe, replacing John Hennessy.
Argenta Syndicate Management has appointed David Thompson to its board with effect from 1 April 2014.
Hardy has announced that Barbara Merry is to depart the insurer with immediate effect, replaced as chief executive by senior vice-president of international, David Brosnan.
Hardy has announced that Barbara Merry is to depart the insurer with immediate effect, replaced as chief executive by senior vice president of international, David Brosnan.
Underwriting agency Hardy has appointed David Stevens as board director and chief financial officer for the Hardy group of companies.
Ian Parker’s search for the right firm took him across the globe before he finally found his ‘sweet spot’ with Equity. The chief executive tells Post why the insurer is such a perfect fit.
Insurers led the way in a recruitment frenzy this week. AIG swooped for a head of commercial property, while Hardy acquired a property treaty business unit manager. There were departures too, with QBE’s Steven Burns announcing retirement from full time…
Hardy Underwriting has appointed Lloyd Tunnicliffe as its new property treaty business unit manager.
Both insurers and brokers completed their fair share of high-profile hires this week. Ecclesiastical took top billing among insurers, with the appointment of Brit’s former chief executive Ray Cox as a board member, while among brokers Bluefin recruited…
Lloyd’s insurer Hardy has appointed a former Willis risk management leader and insurance solicitor to join its board as a non-executive director.
Exits and entries were once again high on the agenda this week as a number of managing general agents, including Argenta and UK General, unveiled a host of high-profile appointments. While the broking sector was uncharacteristically quiet, Mitsui…
While the construction sector is enduring a difficult period due to the economic downturn, insurers are optimistic that, with several major projects underway and in the pipeline, there are still opportunities in the market
Hardy Underwriting has hired Matt Bunting as the firm’s head of claims.
Hardy Underwriting has appointed Matt Bunting as head of claims.
Four construction risks syndicates in the Lloyd’s market have joined forces to offer underwriting capacity of up to $166m (£108m), in a move that seeks to place the consortium at the forefront of insuring the largest construction risks in the world,…
Equity Insurance Group has continued to restructure its leadership following yesterday’s confirmation that the Aquiline purchase had completed.