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LiquidX, Marsh partner on electronic platform for trade credit insurance

2nd April 2019

LiquidX, the international network for illiquid assets, has partnered with global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh, on the launch of a "next generation" platform for the trade credit insurance sector, called the Liquid Trade Credit Insurance Marketplace. The new electronic marketplace went live recently, with numerous transactions executed and underwritten by ... Read the full article

Marsh appoints Anthony Gruppo as CEO of Jelf

29th March 2019

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointment of Anthony Gruppo as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jelf and leader of its wider UK & Ireland Commercial and Consumer client segment. He will take up his new London-based position in May, succeeding Phil Barton who is leaving with immediate effect to ... Read the full article

Munich Re, Allianz & AXIS join Marsh for new cyber service

27th March 2019

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has announced the launch of Cyber Catalyst, a service that brings together a number of the market’s leading insurers to provide analysis and assessment of cybersecurity products. The objective of Cyber Catalyst is to identify and evaluate effective solutions for an organisation to deploy against cyber risk, ... Read the full article

David Ripton joins WTW to lead Broking, Global Marine, CRB

15th March 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance broker, Willis Towers Watson (WTW), has announced the appointment of David Ripton as Head of Broking, Global Marine in its Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) unit. Ripton joins the firm from rival brokerage Marsh, where since 2014 he held the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for ... Read the full article

Marsh launches intellectual property solution

8th March 2019

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has launched an insurance solution specifically tailored to address risks associated with an organisation’s intellectual property (IP). IP Protect is a proprietary Marsh policy backed by Ambridge Partners, a managing general underwriter of transactional, complex management liability, and intellectual property insurance products. “As the importance of IP rights ... Read the full article

Marsh adds AIG’s Bauer to lead U.S Sharing Economy, Mobility Practice

7th March 2019

International re/insurance brokerage Marsh has appointed Robert Bauer to lead its U.S Sharing Economy & Mobility Practice. Bauer joins from AIG where he served as General Insurance Head of Innovation and its Sharing Economy Group. In his new role Bauer will focus on developing and delivering products and services to companies operating ... Read the full article

JLT’s Howett to become Marsh Ireland CEO; Grogan made Exec Chairman

5th March 2019

The Managing Director of JLT Ireland Patrick Howett is to become the Chief Executive Officer of Marsh Ireland upon the completion of Marsh & McLennan Companies’ previously-announced $5.6 billion acquisition of JLT Group. Meanwhile, Joe Grogan has been appointed Executive Chairman of Marsh Ireland. Both Howett and Grogan will be based in ... Read the full article

Growth in protectionism & geopolitical tensions to impact re/insurers: Marsh

28th February 2019

Rising geopolitical tensions and protectionist sentiments, in combination with ongoing trade disputes, and resulting in increased uncertainty and risk for multinationals such as re/insurers, according to Marsh, particularly for those with direct foreign investments. Marsh’s Political Risk Map 2019 rated more than 200 countries and territories on the basis of short ... Read the full article

Beazley, Marsh launch cyber & breach solution for US manufacturers

27th February 2019

Specialist insurer Beazley and global broker Marsh have collaborated on the launch of a new tailored cyber insurance and breach response solution for U.S. manufacturers. Together, Beazley and Marsh have created Manufacturer's First Response, a Marsh and Beazley Breach Response (BBR) initiative that provides the following coverages tailored specifically to address ... Read the full article

Global property & FinPro lines drive Q4 commercial insurance price increases: Marsh

25th February 2019

Global commercial insurance pricing increased by an average of 2% in the final quarter of last year, driven mostly by increases in global property and financial and professional (FinPro) lines, according to international re/insurance broker Marsh. The market remained stable overall, says Marsh, and the 2% average increase in the fourth-quarter ... Read the full article

Marsh has placed more than 15,000 risks through the PPL

14th January 2019

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Marsh has announced that in 2018, it had placed more than 10,000 risks through the London Market Group's (LMG) electronic placement platform, Placing Platform Limited (PPL). In total, Marsh has now placed more than 15,000 risks on the electronic platform, which is used by the Lloyd's ... Read the full article

Marsh establishes China office in Dubai: reports

27th December 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has established a China desk in Dubai in order to benefit from the growing commercial links between China, the Middle East and Africa, according to reports by Reuters. Marsh is the latest multinational to make such a move in Dubai, which is benefiting from a regional business ... Read the full article

Marsh-JLT Specialty announces key leadership changes for UK & Ireland

20th December 2018

Following yesterday's news of global re/insurance broker Marsh's intended global leadership reshuffle, the firm has announced a number of further appointments - this time focused on key UK & Ireland roles within what will be known as Marsh-JLT Specialty - as its’ parent, Marsh & McLennan Companies, prepares for the ... Read the full article

Combining Marsh, JLT talent a chance to deliver greater value to clients: Marsh CEO

19th December 2018

Global re/insurance broker Marsh has revealed a slew of new appointments as the organisation's parent, Marsh & McLennan Companies, prepares for its acquisition of JLT, with Chief Executive Officer John Doyle stating that the combination of Marsh’s and JLT’s capabilities and colleagues is an “exciting opportunity to deliver greater value ... Read the full article

Lonham appoints Marsh’s Matt Haywood as Marine Underwriter

27th November 2018

Lonham Insurance Underwriters, a member of the international specialty insurance group Chaucer, has announced the appointment of Matt Haywood as Marine Underwriter. Lonham says this appointment is aimed at expanding its specialist underwriting and claims service to the UK cargo and freight liability market. Haywood brings over 24 years’ experience in the ... Read the full article

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