Everest Insurance, the specialty insurance division of Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, has made two key hires from Aspen and Conifer to help expand its excess casualty retail capabilities in the Central and West territories in the US.
UK-based specialist motor insurer ERS is launching an underwriting academy in Swansea, relocating a number of roles to the city from London and the South East.
Insurance leaders in Africa remain cautious about business growth despite market stabilisation following the economic downturn of 2015/16, a survey of insurance CEOs has found.
Advances in technology and the new reality it has created “cannot act as a brake on economic and social development”, Mapfre chairman and CEO Antonio Huertas told the International Conference of Mapfre Global Risks last week.
Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has appointed Steve McMurray as new chief financial officer (CFO) with immediate effect.
Brokerslink, a global network of independent brokers, has appointed Tiago Mora as the new regional manager for Middle East and Africa (MEA).
Zurich Insurance Group has launched a new initiative to transform and spearhead its digital customer experience, and help drive profitable growth in the future.
Specialist insurer QBE North America has appointed Kris Hill as president of alternative markets, the company's largest business groups in North America which includes programme business, its affiliated agent personal lines business, and its wholly owned Westwood Insurance Agency subsidiary.
London-based iprism, a technology-driven specialist wholesale underwriting agency, has hired Manuela Roncalli as finance director.
PERILS has updated its loss estimate for extratropical cyclone Dragi-Eberhard with a revised figure of €798 million. This is an increase from the initial loss of €740 million, which was issued by Perils on the 18th of April 2019.