The launch of Honan Re is a reminder that a hard market isn’t great news for everyone. Eliza White, the first managing director of Honan Re, describes the forces that led to the launch and why this paves the way for an international footprint.
Insurtech, new risks and the growing involvement of the capital markets are all making the re/insurance industry more attractive to young people—and they look increasingly important to its future. Intelligent Insurer interviews and profiles a number of young executives who are tipped by their employers for success within the sector.
It’s time to be less obsessed with technical skills and widen the search for talent. That is according to a number of senior executives who debated this issue on a Re/insurance Lounge panel discussion organised by Intelligent Insurer.
The next generation of insurance leaders is already in the industry. To find out what they may look like, Intelligent Insurer invited a few contenders to the Re/insurance Lounge, to grill them on their careers so far and future aspirations.
For all the devastation, the pandemic has brought opportunities when it comes to hiring and managing talent. As the crisis recedes, the industry must ensure they’re not lost, a Re/insurance Lounge panel discussed.
If insurers are failing on ESG, as a recent report suggests, it’s partly because the challenges they face are more complex than for most. That was at the heart of a panel discussion organised by Intelligent Insurer.
The move from CSR to ESG is more than just branding and heralds serious challenges for insurers, as a panel of experts from companies including Allianz, SiriusPoint, AM Best and PwC discussed.
A clearly defined purpose that staff and clients can rally behind is a huge asset for today’s re/insurers, as Yasir Andrabi, insurance strategy and solutions leader at global professional services firm Genpact, told Intelligent Insurer.
Data can help meet the industry’s needs and customers’ demands, says Brona Magee of SCOR Global Life.
Wholesale distributor Amwins’ purchase of Worldwide Facilities brings its total to 52 acquisitions.