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SCOR to invest €250m in new strategic plan focused on tech, new business and up to 7% GWP growth

4 September, 2019 - 16:06
Global reinsurer SCOR has committed €250 million investment to its new three-year strategic plan that includes goals to enhance shareholder value, make greater use of new technologies, and generate 4-7 percent growth per year.

Autonomous cars could prompt 60% drop in insurance premium revenue: Kennedys report

4 September, 2019 - 15:34
Motor premium revenue could fall as much as 60 percent if drivers switched to autonomous cars, which are designed to cut the number of accidents.

Hyperion launches new analytics business under JLT's David Flandro

4 September, 2019 - 15:29
Hyperion Insurance Group has launched new analytics business, encompassing all actuarial, catastrophe modelling, and thought leadership functions, with the appointment JLT's David Flandro.

Lockton boosts global healthcare reinsurance practice with JLT duo

4 September, 2019 - 15:17
Lockton Re, the reinsurance broking arm of Lockton Group, has appointed Simon Mills and Fraser Howard to build its new international healthcare practice as part of the company's expansion plans in the reinsurance sector.

HDI Global Specialty expands UK executive team in growth strategy

4 September, 2019 - 15:06
Specialty lines insurer HDI Global Specialty SE has expanded its UK executive team with the hires of Clare Constable as director of claims and Will Morris as director of underwriting for delegated authority.

AXA XL bolsters US structured risk solutions unit with AIG hire

4 September, 2019 - 14:37
AXA XL, the property & casualty and specialty risk division of AXA, has named Austin Su as US underwriting lead of its structured risk solutions (SRS) business.

TigerRisk swoops for MS Amlin's James Few to helm London office, lead expansion in UK, EMEA and Asia

4 September, 2019 - 11:17
Reinsurance broking and risk/capital management firm TigerRisk has hired MS Amlin's James Few as chief executive officer (CEO) of its London office, responsible for leading expansion in the in UK, EMEA and Asia.

MS Amlin reinsurance head James Few switches to TigerRisk, CEO Chris Beazley assumes duties

4 September, 2019 - 11:11
Re/insurer MS Amlin's head of reinsurance business, James Few, has stepped down with immediate effect to join TigerRisk Partners as CEO of its London office.

Lloyd’s of London strong and well-positioned, despite heavy losses in 2017/18, says Moody’s

4 September, 2019 - 11:03
Lloyd’s of London is strongly capitalised and its brand name helps it attract new business, said ratings agency Moody’s.

Marsh makes leadership changes after duo depart US property and FINPRO practices

4 September, 2019 - 10:49
Broker Marsh has made senior leadership appointments within its property and financial and professional liability (FINPRO) practices in the US and Canada.

Marsh property leader Duncan Ellis leaves to join AIG North America

4 September, 2019 - 10:44
American International Group (AIG) has appointed Duncan Ellis as head of retail property, North America general insurance.

Tesla to enter insurance market, promising to undercut rivals

4 September, 2019 - 10:34
Electric car maker Tesla has entered the insurance market, and some commentators have said it seems like a smart move.

Moody’s warns of 2020 ‘headwinds’ as it hails stable reinsurance sector outlook

4 September, 2019 - 10:03
Global reinsurance can expect to face market “headwinds” in 2020, despite strong capitalisation and rising pricing, credit ratings agency Moody’s has said.

Aspen recruits former Validus US CEO Jonathan Ritz as president

4 September, 2019 - 09:57
Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings has appointed Validus' Jonathan Ritz to the newly-created role of group president with immediate effect.

Fidelis taps Brit's Bob Clarkson to develop selective and profitable marine account

4 September, 2019 - 09:56
Bermuda-based Fidelis Insurance has hired Bob Clarkson to join its Fidelis Underwriting (FUL) London underwriting team as part of the group’s strategic initiative to further develop its focused offering of specialty insurance products.

Are the riches of a hard market just fool's gold?

4 September, 2019 - 07:46
Say its name too loud and it might disappear—the onset of a hard market has been whispered about for some 12 months. Even if rates are hardening, is the industry clutching at straws when underlying exposures also seem to be increasing, and with so much capacity waiting in the wings? Intelligent Insurer investigates.

Attract, motivate and tech proof your future workforce

4 September, 2019 - 07:36
A new generation of workers represents the future for the re/insurance sector. Intelligent Insurer investigates some of the tactics being used by companies to ensure they attract, retain and motivate this generation.

How to maximise M&A value for shareholders

4 September, 2019 - 07:32
When an M&A deal is potentially on the table, the board’s primary responsibility should be to maximise value to shareholders. Intelligent Insurer looks at key factors which ensure a successful transaction.

Tactics to engage next generation customers

4 September, 2019 - 06:57
The next generation represents the future for insurers, as both customers and employees. Intelligent Insurer looks at some of the tactics being used by insurers to ensure their products and services appeal to and engage with this audience.

CCR's Laurent Montador: attracting agile talent to leverage tech

4 September, 2019 - 06:57
As the speed of change in reinsurance quickens, driven by technology and new forms of capital, reinsurers must respond by ensuring they attract, motivate and keep the best people, Laurent Montador of French reinsurer CCR, tells Intelligent Insurer.

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