Zurich has appointed Ralph Brand and Chris Waterman to newly created jobs, as the insurer further simplifies its underwriting function.
Former CEO of Ageas UK Insurance François-Xavier Boisseau has joined the board of ERS as a non executive director.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode eight: What is the insurance supply chain doing to keep the sector moving during the Covid-19 lockdown?
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we bought together a diverse group of businesses to discuss how the supply chain has forged deeper…
The risk posed by Covid-19 has led many employers to set up home working for all or some of their employees as a way of reducing the risk to employees of exposure to Covid-19. Clare Bone, partner and solicitor advocate at BTO, argues the fact that an…
Matthew Crane has joined THB Group as CEO and president of the international division of Amwins Group.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has made six board changes across its smaller brokers, larger brokers, MGA and networks advisory groups, its standards council and an internal appointment.
Coping with Covid-19, celebrating Earth Day and combating loneliness
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd’s programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Before the lockdown, Post gathered representatives from some of the networks together to find out what progress has…
Alex Alway has resigned as chairman of Bravo Group, the business has confirmed.
The easy answer to the question “when is a consolidator not a consolidator” is when nobody is being bought. Phil Barton and Stuart Reid spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about their latest venture Partners&.
Making global pay cuts was a “collective” decision that staff have “embraced” since a Monday announcement, according to Aon CEO Greg Case.
Phil Barton, CEO of newly formed Partners&, has forecast that the business can grow from 140 staff and £65m in gross written premium to 350 people earning £50m of revenue within five years without further buys.
Aon’s announcement that it would reduce 70% of its employees’ salaries led to some speculation that soon-to-be acquired Willis Towers Watson and rival Marsh might swiftly follow, but both brokers have since confirmed they will not follow Aon’s lead.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode seven: Empathetic, sympathetic and offering strategic guidance – how brokers are managing clients in lockdown
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how brokers maintain their ‘trusted adviser’ status during these difficult times.
Marsh & McLennan CEO Dan Glaser today confirmed that the group has no current plans to cut pay packets or dividends, describing salary slashing as “survival mode stuff”.
Dave Clapp, founder and CEO of The County Group has left the Global Risk Partners-owned business but remains a shareholder.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has made Helen Phillips its first independent chair as it splits the role of leading the board from that of the president.
It clearly is not great for the insurance industry’s reputation “to be in a position where it has so many unhappy customers,” Huw Evans, director general of the Association of British Insurers has admitted.
Thanks to the removal of the default retirement age in 2011, more people are choosing to work for longer. Andy Miller, technical risk control manager believes whether they stay on because they enjoy it or because they need to top up their retirement…
Crawford president and global CEO Harsha Agadi will step down next month, with his successors chosen from within the company.
Let the good times [toilet] roll, it's British Insurance Awards shortlist time.
Former Swiss Re group CEO Stefan Lippe, who led the reinsurer between 2009 and 2012, passed away aged 65 earlier this week following complications after contracting coronavirus.
Coverys Managing Agency has appointed Robert Forster as director of underwriting with effect from June, replacing Phil Sloan who is retiring from the position.
The Financial Ombudsman Service is prepared to progress a Covid-19 related complaint about business interruption cover as “quickly as possible” to help provide guidance to insurers and the growing number of disgruntled SME policyholders about what is -…