Insurers have paid out over £1bn in business interruption claims, according to the latest data released by the Financial Conduct Authority.
With this week marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, Post looks back to see how the insurance market handled the claims and how terrorism cover has adapted since then.
Zurich Insurance Group has appointed Paolo Mantero as group chief strategy officer succeeding Giovanni Giuliani who is moving to be CEO of Zurich Italy.
The UK was the leading European country – and second most active worldwide behind the US – for insurance carrier mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2021, according to research by Clyde & Co.
Aon has appointed Rupert Moore to take over from Nick Frankland in leading its reinsurance solutions in the UK as part of a global management reshuffle.
Swiss Re has named Jason Richards as country president and CEO of UK and Ireland effective 1 January 2022.
WTW sells Irish arm to GRP; motor premiums hit five year low; Questgates acquires two firms and LV tops new customer experience report
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
MV Ever Given, which blocked the Suez Canal for a week in March, is due to leave today after a deal was struck between the UK P&I Club and the canal authorities.
John Fowle, CEO of Chaucer, tells Post all about growth, being owned by China Re and the plans for the next 12 months as well as why the business undertook its recent rebranding and the importance of diversity and inclusion.
Pauline Miller, head of culture at Lloyd’s, is joining media and digital marketing communications business Dentsu International at the start of August.
The global (re)insurance industry is a key player in helping to decarbonise our economies and mitigate the risk of climate change, writes Swiss Re CEO of reinsurance Moses Ojeisekhoba.
Laurent Rousseau, deputy CEO of Scor Global P&C, will replace Denis Kessler as Scor CEO instead of Benoît Ribadeau-Dumas with the move happening a year earlier than originally planned.
Direct Insurance Group has restructured, combining its UK and international teams into one group under the brand Aventum.
The former head of insurance for EMEA at Uber, Russell Corbould-Warren, has swapped the ride share giant for insurtech Collective citing the growth of on-demand employment platforms as a key factor for his move.
The 2020 results from Aon, Gallagher, Marsh and Willis Towers Watson showed the big four still delivering global organic growth despite the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, though in some cases figures for Europe, the Middle East and Africa units showed…
Former interim CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority Chris Woolard will join EY this April to lead its Europe, Middle East, India and Africa financial services regulatory capabilities and chair the EY global financial services regulatory network, the…
Cytora has added Kelly Lyles former CEO of client and country management at Axa XL to its advisory board.
Zurich has named Penny Seach as chief underwriting officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa moving across from CEO of general insurance for Zurich Hong Kong.
The process for appointing a new chair of the International Underwriting Association has begun, Post can reveal.
With planes grounded across the globe and staff working from home, more often than not business travel numbers have dropped off severely. Post investigates how the market has been impacted and what this sector might look like in the future
Infectious disease is now the second main concern for business executives globally, jumping 28 places from its ranking in 2019 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum’s interactive map on Regional Risks for Doing…
The fifth cohort of Lloyd’s lab kicks off this week, with the chosen teams set to concentrate on Covid-19 products and solutions. Post looks at the businesses that hope the accelerator will help make their mark on insurance.
Tim Bailey has been named Zurich UK CEO, moving across from being group chief operating officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Lloyd’s has granted in-principle approval to a syndicate to insure the storage and transportation of a Covid-19 vaccine to emerging economies once one is developed.