Alison Martin has been appointed Zurich CEO EMEA and bank distribution, following Amanda Blanc stepping down after nine months in the role.
Zurich Insurance Group has today confirmed that Amanda Blanc, CEO for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and bank distribution and a member of the group’s executive committee, has tendered her resignation.
Amanda Blanc said insurers should not accept a Brexit outcome that prevents the UK industry from having influence over a critical European Union Solvency II review.
Zurich EMEA CEO, Amanda Blanc cautioned insurers on how they use big data in her keynote speech at the Association of British Insurers annual conference.
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
Zurich’s UK general insurance arm has seen profits rocket and a marked improvement in its combined operating ratio in its 2018 financial year, following a loss making 2017.
Jonathan Swift asks whether RSA promoting Scott Egan is a sign of the insurance industry's lack of appeal to external candidates; a sign of lack of big name insurance draws in the market; an indication of its risk aversion; or a combination of any of the…
Amanda Blanc made her first appearance as the Association of British Insurers’ chair, as the insurer body debuted new research.
Insurance has talked the diversity talk for several years now. And yet, the industry still displays all-male or all-pale panels. How can it become truly inclusive?
Andy Watson will replace Amanda Blanc as chair of the Association of British Insurers’ General Insurance Council.
It’s been a week for sore heads, with England crashing out of the World Cup on Wednesday. Fortunately, with the industry keeping us so busy, there hasn’t been much time to ruminate on the pain.
Exclusive: Former Axa UK CEO Amanda Blanc, who is currently on gardening leave, has hit out after the British Insurance Brokers Association tweeted a photo of an all-white, all-male Large Brokers’ Advisory Board.
Following the collapse of Danish insurer Alpha hundreds of black cab drivers were left unable to work and without any insurance cover. With little communication from the insurer the drivers took matters into their own hands and besieged the offices of a…
As the UK insurance sector descends on Manchester for the 2018 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Jonathan Swift predicts some of the key talking points on the floor and in the bars around the venue.
Exclusive: Zurich has said it is uncertain as to whether or not it will lose staff as a result of its recent shake up to change where certain types of business are underwritten.
Following the news yesterday that Amanda Blanc is to leave Axa to join Zurich as its CEO for Europe, Middle East & Africa, Jonathan Swift looks back at her time at the French insurer and assesses her legacy
Zurich’s capture of Axa UK CEO Amanda Blanc will “wake up” the insurer, brokers have said.
Axa UK’s CEO Amanda Blanc is joining Zurich as CEO for Europe, Middle East & Africa, in replacement of Gary Shaughnessy.
A veteran of brokers Towergate and Hyperion Group, and latterly insurer Axa, Matthew Reed is now fronting his own insurtech. Here he speaks to Jonathan Swift about how the managing general agent plans to make it easier for brokers to sell corporate…
Insurance leaders have pledged to pass on all savings made through the Civil Liability Bill reforms to policyholders.
Exclusive: Axa has denied it has made a U-turn after a customer had their excess refunded from the Liverpool car park fire.
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Brendan McCafferty has left Axa with immediate effect, 11 months into his tenure as CEO for intermediated and direct.