The American Agricultural Insurance Company (AAIC) has launched a cyber insurance product to protect small business owners and farmers/ranchers from the growing risks they face.
The Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) has appointed Gary Humphreys, group underwriting director at Markerstudy Group, as a new board director at its annual general meeting.
Insurtech start-up VouchForMe, a blockchain-powered peer-to-peer insurance model based on social proof endorsements, has launched in the UK with the aim to "disrupt and revolutionise the insurance industry".
Insurers and unions warn of a “substantial rise in insurance employees’ workloads and stress” as a result of stricter European Union financial rules, brought in after the 2008 crisis.
Everest Insurance hired Kevin Flaherty to join its retail property team in the US East region.
Insurer Chubb has appointed Louise Joyce as life sciences manager for the UK and Ireland. She will be responsible for leading Chubb's life sciences team and overseeing its strategic development and execution.
Aspen Insurance has hired an experienced cyber and errors and omissions (E&O) underwriter for its London-based cyber team, which is headed by Mauro Signorelli.
Insurance group Ageas has hired a new chief financial officer (CFO) for its UK business from Aspen Insurance Group.
The UK government has appointed data analytics and telematics firm Floow to advise on a project to help motorists and the insurance sector “embrace new technologies” to reduce incidents on UK roads and make car insurance “smarter”.
Mid-market private equity firm Preservation Capital Partners, which last year acquired Ascent Underwriting, has made another strategic investment in a US-based specialist managing general agent.