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Willis Towers Watson develops new solution for mid-market clients

24th June 2019

Re/insurance broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has launched a new solution for General Industry mid-market clients as part of its Differentiated Broking Solutions (DBS) strategy. Notably, the solution features pre-agreed terms and conditions, meaning it will act almost like a facility with guaranteed capacity at guaranteed rates for WTW’s clients. WTW said ... Read the full article

Aon targets improved customer engagement with Hi Marley partnership

21st June 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Aon has entered into a strategic alliance with Hi Marley, an insurance-focused conversation platform that leverages industry-specific artificial intelligence (AI) and functionality to improve customer engagement. In response to policyholders demanding faster and more efficient ways to speak with their insurance company through the cycle of their policy, ... Read the full article

Marsh names Brian Hanuschak as President of Victor North America Global

20th June 2019

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has appointed Brian Hanuschak as President of North America for Victor Insurance Holdings, its managing general underwriting (MGU) business. The announcement follows the appointment of Christopher Schaper as CEO of AIG’s new reinsurance operations, who previously served as CEO of Victor Insurance Holdings. Hanuschak has led Victor ... Read the full article

Marsh names CEO & Client Director of UK Real Estate Practice

19th June 2019

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointments of Tim Scoble as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its UK Real Estate Practice, and Mark Lumley as Client Director. Part of Marsh JLT Specialty, the UK Real Estate Practice provides insurance and risk advisory services to real estate owners, operators, managers, and ... Read the full article

Gallagher acquires Australian consulting firm P2 Group

18th June 2019

Global insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the acquisition of specialist consulting firm, P2 Group. The Hawthorn, Victoria-based P2 Group assists employers proactively manage occupational health, while at the same time lowering the risk of worker injuries and WorkCover claims. According to an announcement on the deal, P2 Group ... Read the full article

LIIBA adds heads of Price Forbes & Lonmar Global Risks to Board

18th June 2019

The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association (LIIBA) has announced the appointments of James Masterton and David Pexton to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Masterton is currently Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Price Forbes and Partners, part of the Ardonagh Group of companies, while Pexton is CEO of Lonmar Global ... Read the full article

JLT’s Marcel Chad joins BGC to lead new aviation brokerage

18th June 2019

BGC Insurance Group (BGCI), a division of global brokerage and financial technology firm BGC Partners, is set to launch a specialist global aviation and aerospace re/insurance brokerage overseen by Marcel Chad as President. The new brokerage will be built to provide the market with an independent alternative operating at global scale. The ... Read the full article

WTW adds EY’s Sutcliffe to insurance consulting, tech UK life business

18th June 2019

Global re/insurance brokerage Willis Towers Watson has appointed Gareth Sutcliffe to its insurance consulting and technology (ICT) UK Life business as Head of the Insurance Investment Solutions Group (IISG). Sutcliffe, who joins from professional services firm EY having most recently served as Head of its UK Investment Advisory team, holds over ... Read the full article

Willis Re Exec VP Frase departs for key role at TigerRisk

17th June 2019

Reinsurance brokerage, risk and capital strategic advisory firm TigerRisk Partners has announced the appointment of Lindsey Frase as a Partner and Member of its North American Current Client Division. Frase, who will report to Wade Gulbransen, TigerRisk’s Global Head of Reinsurance, served as Treasurer of the Children's Health Guild and is ... Read the full article

Munich Re’s Serge Calfa joins EC3 Brokers MEA as regional director, treaty

14th June 2019

EC3 Brokers MEA has appointed Munich Re's Serge Calfa to the newly-created role of regional director of treaty, effective June 1st, 2019. In this role, Calfa reports to Steve Hart, Senior Executive Officer, and is based in the company's Dubai office. London-headquartered EC3 Brokers announced the launch of its Middle East ... Read the full article

Aon partners on crypto asset storage insurance solution

14th June 2019

A panel of London insurers arranged by Aon will offer a crime insurance product to clients of SILO, a solution from Swiss financial technology firm METACO. SILO is METACO’s integrated hot-to-cold wallet management solution for financial institutions and is designed to help clients protect digital assets from losses resulting from loss, ... Read the full article

Richard Phelps joins Aon’s Enterprise Client Group in London

13th June 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Aon has named Richard Phelps as an Enterprise Client Group Leader in the UK, based in London. In his new role, Phelps will report to Jim Herbert, Co-Global Head of Aon's Enterprise Client Group. He joins from Barclays Investment Bank, where he held numerous senior client-focused ... Read the full article

The risk transfer industry has never been so important: Dan Glaser, Marsh

13th June 2019

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Marsh & McLennan (MMC), Dan Glaser, believes that the risk transfer industry has never been so important or relevant. Addressing delegates at the opening of the MMC Rising Professionals Forum 2019 in London, Glaser stressed that there is no better time to be ... Read the full article

MMC highlights importance of tech in fast-changing environment

13th June 2019

Participants across the risk transfer value chain must harness new technologies and adapt to the evolving operating landscape in order to meet client needs and remain relevant. This is according to Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dan Glaser and Victoria Carter, Chairman of Global Capital ... Read the full article

Lockton partners with Benefex to utilise HR tech platform OneHub

12th June 2019

Re/insurance broker Lockton has announced a new partnership with Benefex, the company behind HR platform OneHub, that will allow it to make the technology available to its clients globally. OneHub delivers employee benefits schemes via a consumer-led online system, allowing for more streamlined interactions between employees and employers. “The scalability of OneHub ... Read the full article

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