Post - 2011-09-22

Interview - Matthew Reed: The challenge is everything

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…

Your Say: Restoring confidence

We read with interest the report on the market survey carried out by LAS Claims Management, described as a ’damning assessment’ of restoration companies in particular.

Penny Black's insurance week

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.

My best 11 - David Williams, Axa Commercial Lines

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.

Career file – Bill Pieroni

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.

Market moves: All change at the trade bodies

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…

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