Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) has acquired New Jersey-based managing general agent (MGA) The Plus Companies (TPC).
UK broker Bluefin has appointed Ian Parker as a business development executive for the health & care team.
XL Group’s global professional lines of unit has hired a senior speciality lines executive from American International Group (AIG).
Marsh has appointed John Hirst, chief executive of the Met Office, as a non-executive independent member of its board of directors.
Validus Holdings, the Bermuda-based reinsurer, is reportedly close to an agreement to acquire Western World Insurance Group, a specialty US insurer, in a deal that could be worth $600 million.
TransRe, the reinsurance arm of Transatlantic Holdings, has registered a fifth sidecar on Bermuda.
The provision of professional development opportunities and making sure that the risk manager’s role continues to be important and relevant within organisations are two key aims of this year’s AIRMIC conference, which starts this afternoon (Monday June 16), according to AIRMIC chairman Chris McGloin.
There will be a significant amount of discussion and debate about emerging risk and in particular how to manage emerging risk at this year’s AIRMIC conference in Birmingham, which starts this afternoon (Monday June 16).
The hot topic of cyber risk and security as viewed by a leading expert in the field will be the focus of the opening keynote speech at this year’s AIRMIC conference in Birmingham, which starts this afternoon (Monday June 16).
While nobody has escaped the news that changes to the weather around the globe are creating new and increased risks, there is a definite need to raise awareness of the fact that these risks are manageable.