Following "data not dates" means there is no need to delay regulatory reforms where there is common ground, experts told the audience at the Association of British Insurers’ annual conference yesterday alongside calls for the watchdogs to have a…
Having worked at RSA for more than two decades, commercial managing director Rob Gibbs has certainly seen his fair share of the business, both in the UK and overseas. He speaks to Jonathan Swift about his latest challenge, navigating a newly combined…
Experts have reiterated that insurer ratings are unlikely to be hit by the outcome of the Supreme Court’s Covid-19 business interruption claims ruling but noted that there will “meaningful debate” over how much insurers can claim from their reinsurers.
Post investigates how the yacht market has reacted to the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit, and asks what comes next after years of market hardening and consolidation.
Assurant’s Europe boss Christian Formby tells Post how he came into the role, explains the growth opportunities for its B2B2C connected home, lifestyle and car offering and discusses how it faces competition from all angles, despite having no similar…
With environmental concerns front and centre for consumers when making their buying decisions Richard Pash, UK chief customer officer for Zurich, argues that the insurance industry needs to understand the issues and deliver relevant, specific and…
Garret Gaughan, head of the global markets property and casualty hub at Willis Towers Watson, analyses the challenges around reputational risk and the growing focus by businesses on the potential pitfalls and actions needed.
Axa XL has named Michael Colao as global chief underwriting officer, cyber, reporting to the recently promoted global CUO for financial lines, Libby Benet.
Julie Page has been named as UK CEO in the leadership team that will come into place when Aon’s takeover of Willis Towers Watson completes.
Howden Group has a £500m warchest for acquisitions and investments, CEO David Howden told Post as the firm reported 6% organic growth in 2020.
Formed in 2008, New Dawn Risk grew to handle £81m of premium last year. It started 2021 by looking to target UK regional brokers for the first time. Founder Max Carter reviews the growth of the company and explains why now is the right time for the firm…
PIB Group can double in size over the next five years, CEO Brendan McManus told Post after private equity firm Apax Partners became the firm’s lead investor taking over from The Carlyle Group which has retained a stake.
In 2020 the world’s first coral reef insurance policy was triggered in Mexico, following damage resulting from October’s Hurricane Delta. Post looks at how insurance is helping nature in other parts of the world.
Sompo International has appointed Richard Brown to lead a new team focusing on property business through retail distribution channels in the UK, Europe and selected international territories including the Middle East and Israel.
Clarity on the potential for 200 UK job losses, and more in Scandinavia, is being sought by RSA employee representatives.
The insurance needs of the gaming sector are complicated and ever evolving but there are plenty of opportunities for those prepared to immerse themselves in this flourishing market.
David Harries, active underwriter of QBE Syndicate 386 and head of financial lines will be stepping down and handing over to UK insurance executive director Cécile Fresneau, the provider has confirmed.
The annual 1 January reinsurance renewal season delivered firmer pricing for UK property risks, according to Willis Re as its figures also indicated another year of strong rises in motor.
The insurance industry has reacted well to the challenge of covering the needs of those producing and transporting Covid-19 vaccines around the world and across the UK, experts tell Post, predicting it will continue to play its part in supporting efforts…
The European Commission will conduct a Phase II review into the $30bn (£22bn) merger of global brokers Aon and Willis Towers Watson, it has been confirmed.
With the world’s top scientists racing to create effective vaccines, innovation in the life sciences arena is at the top of the news agenda. Behind the headlines and the remarkable breakthroughs, insurance plays a vital role enabling these innovative…
Brit has appointed Gavin Wilkinson as group chief financial officer, joining from RSA where he is currently CFO for Scandinavia.
Adam Winslow, AIG CEO for global life insurance, is returning to Aviva in January to become CEO of international.
Sompo International’s international insurance CEO Julian James sat down for a ‘virtual chinwag’ with Harry Curtis to talk returning from retirement, the business’s Lloyd’s exit and brand ambitions, the hardening market and ‘Armageddon scenarios’.