With insurance as his third career, Matthew Reed, Axa Commercial’s managing director of intermediary and direct, has risen rapidly up the ranks. Amy Ellis finds out how previous experiences have invested him with the determination to turn the insurer…
The multi-billion dollar UBS rogue trader scandal has helped spark a rise in the number of underwriters willing to re-enter areas of high volatility exposure, according to a US professional lines expert.
McLarens Young International has underlined a period of rapid global expansion with the acquisition of a US-based SME claims adjusting firm, just days after announcing its commitment to the aviation sector.
Biker chick Penny’s wheels broke down on the M25 on Sunday and, being the caring type, she turned into a works entrance so as not to block the carriageway — already reduced to two lanes because of roadworks — only to realise the error of her ways.
Axa Commercial claims and underwriting chief David Williams picks his best XI for a potential insurance start-up company. Relying on his vast management experience Williams has selected a mix of sporting, celebrity and insurance personalities.
After senior stints at State Farm, Aon, Accenture and IBM — where, as general manager he took charge of its $7bn (£4.5bn) insurance business — Bill Pieroni has moved to Marsh as chief operating officer of the global broking giant.
With insurer moves slower than last week, this week has seen a number of changes among the trade bodies, with the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, the |British Insurance Brokers’ Association and Federation of European Risk Management Associations…