Content director Jonathan Swift reflects on RSA's decision to create one commercial division and gets a sense of Deja-Vu that he's been here before
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…
RSA’s former chief financial officer, Scott Egan is now RSA UK and International CEO, effective from today.
RSA is withdrawing from three of its business lines as part of a restructure of its specialty and wholesale business.
RSA has split its commercial lines business into two distinct units, Global Risk Solutions and Commercial Risk Solutions.
Zurich has revealed that UK managing director for personal lines Tim Holliday will lead combined personal lines and Endsleigh businesses following the integration to a single management structure.
Zurich has appointed Neil Freshwater to the role of chief financial officer for its general insurance and shared services business in the UK.
Zurich personal lines managing director Karl Bedlow, pictured, has resigned from the firm with immediate effect.
Having "fixed the fundamentals" and realigned Zurich into three distinct divisions, Stephen Lewis is now seeing his plans come to fruition. So where does he go from here?
The latest issue of Post is now available to subscribers as a digital and interactive e-book.
Zurich's UK general insurance chief executive Stephen Lewis has attributed its 11% year-on-year fall in top line premium and bottom line profit in 2010 to underperformance within the personal lines market.
Well - what a year. The turmoil in the financial services markets over recent years hasn’t really evaporated from customers’ minds, even if we’ve all worked through it and moved from stock market crisis to sovereign crisis in more recent times. Against…
Jonathan Swift looks back over 12 months in which many market- changing events didn't materialise and finds out what industry leaders think may be in store for general insurance in 2011.
Reinsurance reports from last month's inaugural British Insurance Summit, which focused on the primary market, Solvency II and innovation.
The insurance industry needs to sell itself better and attract quality individuals in order to be more innovative, according to Stephen Lewis, UK chief executive, general insurance at Zurich.
Over the past 12 months the UK insurance industry has faced the global recession head on, taken the change of government in its stride and has shown that it is ready to face oncoming regulation in the form of Solvency II. Below we name the major players…
Zurich UK general insurance chief executive Stephen Lewis has appointed new claims, finance and marketing chiefs to the insurer's executive team.
Zurich Insurance has agreed to improve information security after losing over 46 000 individuals’ personal financial information.
Zurich UK General Insurance has reported gross written premiums and policy fees of £2.03bn ($3.18bn). Net earned premiums and policy fees were £1.96bn ($3.07bn) and the business operating profit was £146m ($229m).
The issue of rates — and, more specifically, motor rates — is certainly getting a lot of attention at the moment.
This issue featured an interview with new Zurich UK general insurance CEO Stephen Lewis, a review of the industry's recent PPI troubles, a look at Directors & Officers' market and soem indepth legal updates on professional negligence, broker duties,…
Stephen Lewis has returned to the UK insurance market after eight years to take the position of chief executive of Zurich general insurance. Mairi MacDonald talks to him about his plans for the business.
Jeepers! Penny spotted the always dapper Lorega chairman, Malcolm Harvey last week apologising profusely to another driver after a minor jeep-on-4x4 incident in Haywards Heath. Penny is not sure exactly what happened — but it sounded like Mr Harvey's…
Zurich's new general insurance chief executive has claimed the UK has usurped the US as the litigation heartland of the world — on the eve of introducing 20% hikes in its personal lines motor rates.