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Everest Re’s 2018 results hit by catastrophes but Addesso praises performance

North America12-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Everest Re Group’s profits dipped in 2018 as a result of high levels of catastrophe losses during the year but the company’s CEO said he was pleased to still make a profit and praised the diversification of the company’s portfolio.

StarStone closes Australia office in repositioning move; appoints Agile as agent

Asia Pacific, Australia12-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News, Specialty

Lloyd’s underwriter StarStone is closing its Australia office following a "strategic review" and has appointed Agile Underwriting as a representative agent for the global specialty insurer in Australia and New Zealand.

Beazley-Ascot launch $50m insurtech linked Lloyd's cargo consortium

Bermuda, London Market12-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News, Specialty

Bermuda-based re/insurer Ascot and specialty insurer Beazley have come together to launch a Lloyd’s based cargo consortium that uses insurtech solutions to help manage risk and claims performance.

Axa sees ‘striking’ rise in perception of climate change risk

North America12-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Axa has seen a “striking” jump in the perception of climate change as the top emerging risk in its latest survey, said Hélène Chauveau, head of emerging risks at the company.

Skyline to launch pilot to close the global protection gap

Europe, London Market12-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Figures from Swiss Re show that “$1.3 trillion (70 percent) of global economic losses derived from natural catastrophes in the past 10 years were uninsured”. Gethin Jones and Laurent Sabatié co-founded Skyline Partners to address this gap and have started by focusing on weather risks in India. Intelligent Insurer speaks to them to find out how they plan to close the global protection gap.

Aon appoints veteran Lambrou as CEO commercial risk solutions

Global11-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Aon has named Lambros Lambrou, a 30-year veteran at the re/insurance broker, as new global CEO of commercial risk solutions.

CNA’s Robusto heartened by 2018 progress despite Q4 losses

North America11-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Commercial insurer CNA made “significant progress in 2018” despite a fourth quarter hit by catastrophe losses, said chairman and CEO of CNAFinancial Corporation Dino Robusto as the company announced its full year results.

Ryan Specialty snaps up Oklahoma P&C broker Westphalen

North America11-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News, Specialty

Ryan Specialty Group (RSG), a specialty insurance services business based in Chicago, has acquired the assets and operations of Westphalen Insurance Services, an independent wholesale insurance brokerage based in Oklahoma.

AXIS taps AIG's Bob Quane as head of underwriting and portfolio optimisation

North America11-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings has hired AIG's Robert “Bob” Quane as head of underwriting and portfolio optimisation.

RMS shuffles Continental Europe leadership; hires new managing director

North America11-02-2019Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Risk modelling firm RMS has hired Oliver Nieswandt as managing director of Continental Europe, based in the company's Zurich office.

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