Berlin-based Next Big Thing (NBT), a startup incubator for the internet of things (IoT) services and blockchain technology, has raised €12 million in funding led by Talanx group's industrial insurer HDI Global.
Bermuda-based Third Point Reinsurance Company has hired Tracey Gibbons to lead its specialty treaty division.
Everest Insurance, the specialty insurance division of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, has appointed Rick Taute as vice president, marketing & distribution and national wholesale distribution leader for insurance.
UK-based broker Ardonagh Group chief executive David Ross said the firm had “a number of reasons to celebrate” as it unveiled “strong income growth” in its 2018 year end results.
Enstar-owned global specialty insurer StarStone has made several appointments to its global leadership team including industry veterans Ed Noonan and Dick Sanford.
Property/casualty insurer Chubb has secured approval from the Myanmar Ministry of Planning and Finance to establish a wholly owned life insurance subsidiary in the country.
Specialist insurance provider Delta Insurance has launched a new cyber-protection and insurance solution in Asia Pacific, in partnership with London-based cybersecurity company DynaRisk.
Insurer Chubb has appointed Jonathan Kennett as head of financial institutions for the UK and Ireland and Chubb Global Markets (CGM), the insurer's London Market wholesale and specialty arm.
With six months under his belt as CEO of Axa UK & Ireland, Claudio Gienal has started a strategy revamp to take the business into the future.
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI), a subsidiary of Japanese insurance group MS&AD, has set up two digital hubs in Tokyo and Singapore to support the company's digital transformation strategy.