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QBE emerging markets CEO steps down after ‘disappointing’ results

Asia Pacific17-08-2017Insurance news, Reinsurance news, Specialty

Australia’s re/insurer QBE said on Aug. 17 that the company’s CEO of emerging markets David Fried is stepping down after the operations reported disappointing underwriting results in the first half of 2017.

Hong Kong reacts as it loses insurance business to Singapore

Asia Pacific17-08-2017Alternative risk transfer news, Insurance news, Reinsurance news

Hong Kong is losing insurance business to Singapore, but the local authorities are implementing an action plan to strengthen its position as Asia’s insurance hub.

Global insured losses from disasters fall in H1 2017

Europe, North America17-08-2017Insurance news, Property cat, Reinsurance news

Global insured and economic losses declined year on year in the first half of 2017, according to preliminary sigma estimates.

XL Catlin poaches Willis Towers Watson UK retail broking head

UK17-08-2017Insurance news, Reinsurance news

Re/insurer XL Catlin has appointed Louise Piper as UK client and distribution director.

Swiss Re creates new global contingency unit; appoints head

Europe, London, North America17-08-2017Reinsurance news

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial insurance arm of Swiss Re Group, has created a global contingency and sports personal accident (PA) team, and appointed Jonathan Cole to head up the unit.

JLT Specialty brings AIG UK environmental leader to head unit

London, UK17-08-2017Insurance news

Insurance broker and risk consultant JLT Specialty London has appointed Emilie Walsh as head of environmental, based within its specialty property and casualty team.

Fidelis underwriter joins Liberty Specialty Markets in London

London17-08-2017Insurance news, Specialty

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Jennifer Wilson as an underwriter in its global financial risks team in London.

Pulse creates new specialty unit in London with Pen Underwriting hire

London, UK17-08-2017Insurance news, Specialty

Lloyd's coverholder Pulse Insurance, a specialist provider of non-standard and impaired life cover, has launched its new specialty unit in London.

Chubb North America announces new top counsel manager

North America17-08-2017Insurance news

Property/casualty insurer Chubb has named Liz Daly senior vice president and house counsel manager for its North America claims organisation.

Willis Towers Watson hires Mercer exec to lead growth in Kansas

North America17-08-2017Insurance news

Broker Willis Towers Watson has appointed Spencer Fields as the Kansas City office leader.

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