Guy Carpenter releases portfolio management solution
Guy Carpenter this week announced the release of GC ProfitPoint+, a new integrated portfolio management solution for insurers designed to improve profitability, enhance underwriting performance and drive growth.
South East Asia presents opportunities for growth
Developing economies in South East Asia offer myriad opportunities to insurers. This is the view of Andrew Holderness, global head of corporate insurance at law firm Clyde & Co’s Corporate Insurance Group.
Locke Lord hires London partner
Law firm Locke Lord has announced that Ian McKenna has joined its London office as partner.
Terms and conditions under scrutiny
The insurance industry needs to examine the detail of contracts with much more care than usual. That is the view of Matt Fairfield, founder and chief executive officer of ANV Holdings.
Cedants should be challenged by reinsurers, says AXA
Reinsurers need to challenge cedants about their risk management practices and the way they analyse their portfolios. This is the opinion of Henri de Castries, the chief executive of French insurer AXA.
Willis Group names Casserley as new CEO
Willis Group has appointed Dominic Casserley as the company’s next chief executive officer (CEO), effective January 7th, 2013.
JLT Re appoints non-marine partners
JLT Reinsurance brokers (JLT Re) has appointed Sergey Grazhdankin and Edmond Wodehouse, as partners in the non-marine team, for Central and Eastern Europe.
Xuber: Xchanging’s bid to dominate the market
Xchanging has re-launched its software business as ‘Xuber’ in a bid to dominate the insurance software market.
US biggest commercial insurance market
Commercial insurance premiums in the US amounted to $237 billion in 2010, making it the largest commercial insurance market in the world, according to the latest Swiss Re Sigma study.
TMR Zurich appoints senior underwriter
Tokio Millennium Re Zurich has appointed Anne Bontoux as senior underwriter responsible for underwriting and client management in France, Italy, Spain and Portugal.