Intelligent Insurer News

Subscribe to Intelligent Insurer News feed
The latest news from www.intelligentinsurer.com
Updated: 3 min 37 sec ago

AXA to offer travel insurance in China via WeChat

5 February, 2019 - 14:42
French insurance group AXA has unveiled a new programme AXA Go in China to offer travel insurance through Chinese messaging app WeChat.

ICA expects Townsville flood claims to exceed $45 million

5 February, 2019 - 13:54
Current insurance losses for the Townsville floods in Australia are valued at $45 million, from 3,500 claims, however, the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) expects these figures to rise as people begin to return home to assess the damage.

Lloyd’s digital PPL ‘volumes and adoption rise significantly’

5 February, 2019 - 13:26
Efforts by Lloyd’s of London to transform the market from a predominantly paper-based system to a digital one have shown “significant” progress in the final quarter of 2018, figures show.

Hartford’s Swift hails “strong” 2018 income despite catastrophe losses

5 February, 2019 - 11:13
Catastrophe losses fail to stop “strong” net income and core earnings in 2018 for The Hartford, said its chairman and CEO Christopher Swift in the firm’s year end results.

Sirius unveils new CEO, CFO as Allan Waters steps down

5 February, 2019 - 10:37
Bermuda-based re/insurer Sirius Group has named Kernan Oberting as its new chief executive officer (CEO), and Ralph Salamone as chief financial officer (CFO), starting from February 9 2019.

Hannover Re’s Wallin ‘optimistic’ about growth in annual results

5 February, 2019 - 10:32
Hannover Re defies “burden of heavy losses” to secure “pleasing growth” in 2018 and forecast further growth for 2019, its chief executive officer Ulrich Wallin said today as the company unveiled its annual results.

Munich Re America revamps leadership team in innovation push

5 February, 2019 - 10:17
Munich Re America, Munich Re's US property and casualty reinsurance subsidiary, has revealed several newly created senior positions and the realignment of its executive leadership team for its reinsurance division.

French reinsurer CCR appoints new CIO Mechbal from Allianz

5 February, 2019 - 10:10
French reinsurer CCR Group has appointed Hind Mechbal as new chief information officer (CIO), and member of the executive committee.

Munich Re America revamps leadership team in innovation push

5 February, 2019 - 10:09
Munich Re America, Munich Re's US property and casualty reinsurance subsidiary, has revealed several newly created senior positions and the realignment of its executive leadership team for its reinsurance division.

Swiss Re partners with insurtech OZON to launch SME cyber cover

5 February, 2019 - 10:08
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial insurance arm of Swiss Re Group, has launched an innovative risk management product that combines insurance with cyber attack protection services.

Allianz finds cyber and business interruption are top global threats

4 February, 2019 - 15:56
Business interruption remains the top threat worldwide for the seventh year running and is the top risk in countries such as the US, Canada, Germany, Spain, Italy and China, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer for 2019, which is based on the views of 2,415 experts from more than 86 countries.

The Hartford reveals new operating model post Navigators acquisition

4 February, 2019 - 15:37
US-based Hartford Financial Services Group has unveiled a new operating model and organisational structure that will be effective once it has finalised its acquisition of the Navigators Group.

AM Best says PG&E bankruptcy won’t hit specialist insurers hard

4 February, 2019 - 15:29
Utility focused specialty insurers “should be able to absorb the losses” arising from exposure to to PG&E’s bankruptcy, AM Best has said.

Ironshore makes executive changes in US programmes unit

4 February, 2019 - 15:28
Ironshore Specialty Casualty, a Liberty Mutual Company, has revealed executive appointments to oversee its programmes business unit in the US.

Lloyd’s appoints Allianz's Burkhard Keese as new chief financial officer

4 February, 2019 - 13:45
Lloyd’s of London, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market, has appointed Allianz's Burkhard Keese has new chief financial officer (CFO), succeeding John Parry.

Townsville flood declared ‘catastrophe’ by ICA

4 February, 2019 - 13:32
The Townsville flood in Queensland, Australia has been declared a catastrophe by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) to “escalate the insurance industry’s response”.

PRA sets out plans for regulating ‘silent cyber’ in 2019

4 February, 2019 - 11:20
Insurance firms have been urged to take more action on ‘silent cyber’ - or non-affirmative cyber risk - in a letter from the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).

Munich Re buys stake in German AI research centre DFKI

4 February, 2019 - 11:01
Munich Re has become a shareholder in the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), a leading European institute for AI research including robotics, smart factories and immersive quantified learning.

MS&AD acquires 80 percent ownership of ILS manager Leadenhall from MS Amlin

4 February, 2019 - 11:00
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, a subsidiary of Japanese insurance group MS&AD, has acquired 80 percent of limited partnership equity in ILS fund manager Leadenhall Capital Partners (LCP) from MS Amlin Corporate Services, a group company of MS Amlin.

Adaption without disruption: the market’s evolving view of insurtech

4 February, 2019 - 10:42
Insurtech innovations continue to fascinate the market, but how do incumbent players see the companies that are entering—and are their opinions evolving over time? Intelligent Insurer investigates.

Pages

Go to top