This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
Victor Insurance Holdings has appointed Anthony Stevens as president of Victor International, effective immediately. He succeeds Paul Drake, who previously announced his plans to retire from the firm in September.
The New Zealand high court has placed CBL Corporation into liquidation.
Exclusive: First Central has been hit with a compensation order, after a former employee claimed they were dismissed unfairly.
McLarens has announced six management appointments within its UK and Ireland business.
Exclusive: Higos, GRP’s hub business in the South West, has acquired The Insurance Group for an undisclosed sum.
Open GI CEO Chris Guillaume is set to step down and take on a non-executive role on the company’s main board.
Brightside’s chief financial officer, Ian Sutherland has left the broker.
Legal & General has promoted Darren Prior to head of broker within its general insurance division.
Canopius has partnered with Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance to offer “innovative customer-focused” insurance solutions across the globe.
AIG Europe has reported a profit before tax of £59.5m for the 12 months to 30 November 2018, up from a loss of £431.5m the previous year.
McLarens has appointed David Pigot to the newly created role of director of London Markets and global head of specialty.
RSA has announced a number of senior role changes in its UK and international business.
Jacobus Coetzee no longer holds a directorship at Arron Banks’ Eldon Insurance.
GRP-owned Cavendish Munro has made one acquisition, while Green Insurance Group has bought two businesses.
Allianz has proposed shutting its Woking and Luton offices, which could lead to 97 people being made redundant.
BMS has appointed Nick Moss as chief financial officer of the group.
The Financial Reporting Council has issued sanctions against KPMG and others in relation to its Equity Syndicate Management audit.
Axa has placed 125 roles at risk of redundancy as a result of further restructuring of its claims business.
Allianz is in talks to buy Legal & General general insurance business, according to Sky News.
Scor's shareholders express their opposition to the “destabilisation” attempt led by the activist fund CIAM.
MS Amlin has named former Old Mutual executive Iain Pearce as its chief financial officer.
Hastings has reported a 4% rise in gross written premiums for the first three months of 2019.
UK specialist provider of credit hire and post-accident services, Edam Group, has invested in an 18 month leadership scheme built to boost its employees’ personal development.