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News on one of the world’s largest reinsurance companies, France headquartered SCOR.

SCOR is one of the leading global reinsurance company’s and our news covers SCOR’s news announcements, people moves, results and financial performance, as well as analysis of reinsurance market trends and interviews.

SCOR & Garmin expand BAM health solution across APAC

24th November 2020

SCOR Global Life, Garmin and ReMark (SCOR’s in-house InsurTech solution provider) have announced plans to expand their Biological Age Model (BAM) solution across the wider APAC region. Launched in November 2019, in partnership with Taiwanese insurer Nanshan, BAM is a health and wellness platform for both insurance policyholders and public users. It ... Read the full article

SCOR to announce Kessler successor next year: reports

23rd November 2020

Reports from French media sources suggest that reinsurance giant SCOR could be set to announce a successor to CEO Denis Kessler at its next general meeting in 2021. L'Argus de l'Assurance reports that SCOR had originally been due to reveal Kessler’s replacement at the Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo this ... Read the full article

Court orders Derez and Covéa to pay €19.6mn in compensation to SCOR

11th November 2020

Global re/insurer SCOR has announced that the Paris Commercial Court has ruled against Thierry Derez and Covéa for misconduct during the preparation and execution of Covéa's unsolicited takeover bid for the French re/insurer. The judgement rendered on November 10th, 2020, finds that Derez, the CEO of SCOR's largest shareholder, Covéa, committed ... Read the full article

SCOR Global P&C adds AXA’s Moufakkir as Chief Business Transformation Officer

10th November 2020

French insurer and reinsurer, SCOR, has announced the appointment of Myriam Moufakkir as the new Chief Business Transformation Officer of SCOR Global P&C. In this newly created role, Moufakkir assumes responsibility for driving key operational aspects of the firm's P&C operation, with a focus on digital & data strategies, business process ... Read the full article

SCOR adds Adrien Couret to Board of Directors

9th November 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer SCOR has announced that Adrien Couret, Chief Executive Officer of the Macif group, has been made a Director. This decision was made by the current Board of Directors on 5th November and follows Jean-Marc Raby’s resignation from the SCOR Board to pursue other interests. Couret’s new position takes ... Read the full article

SCOR Global P&C reports 100.7% CR on COVID and nat cats

6th November 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer SCOR has reported a dip in net income to €135 million for the first nine months of the year, as COVID-19 and a number of natural catastrophe events pushed SCOR Global P&C's combined ratio to 100.7%. Group net income fell by 66.3%, year-on-year, from the €401 million ... Read the full article

SCOR & Allianz back health startup Human API

2nd November 2020

Human API has raised over $20 million in a Series C funding round that saw participation from SCOR Life and Health Ventures, Allianz Life Ventures, Samsung Ventures and CNO Financial Group. Human API is a health data network that has established a reputation helping Fortune 500 financial services companies such as Prudential ... Read the full article

SCOR partnership targets personalised cancer treatment

30th October 2020

Global reinsurer SCOR is collaborating with cancer-focused medical specialist Wamberg Genomic Advisors on personalized cancer programs for life insurance clients and policyholders. Cancer Guardian was developed by WGA to provide specialised services not typically made available or covered by health insurance. The product gives its members access to features and benefits such ... Read the full article

SCOR Specialty Insurance adds to Marine team

29th October 2020

SCOR Specialty Insurance, a division of global reinsurer SCOR, has announced the appointment of Richard Morris to complete its Marine Specialty product set. Operating alongside the existing Fine Art and Cargo books, Morris’ account will focus on Jewellers Block & Cash in Transit. He will be based in London and reports to ... Read the full article

InsurTech startups need to learn from previous mistakes: Convergence 2020

20th October 2020

In a virtually held 2020 ILS Bermuda Convergence event, Insurtech became the main focus on a panel featuring Lyndsey Toeppen, Former Vice-President, Sandbox Insurtech Ventures and Adrian Jones, Deputy CEO, P&C Partners, Ventures & Strategic Partnerships, SCOR. The question of what it takes for an InsurTech to be successful will be ... Read the full article

SCOR Reinsurance APAC adds Hitesh Shah to board

7th October 2020

SCOR Reinsurance Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd (SRAP), a division of global re/insurer SCOR, has announced the appointment of Hitesh Shah as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective August 20th, 2020. Shah joins the company's board alongside existing independent non-executive directors, Eric Raynaud and Andre Chieng, and will be tasked with Chairing the Audit ... Read the full article

Reinsurers to play important role in climate change: SCOR

7th October 2020

Due to global risks increasing, SCOR believes that the re/insurance industry has a key role to play in addressing current climate change risk challenges. During September, SCOR took place in a webinar, where Michèle Lacroix and Laurent Rousseau looked at how re/insurers can take a proactive stance on sustainability and climate ... Read the full article

SCOR Global P&C reveals organisational changes and promotions

5th October 2020

SCOR Global P&C has announced a number of changes and promotions as it looks to deepen its client relationships and become more agile to faster adapt to the evolutions of markets. In a message to clients last week, SCOR Global P&C Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jean-Paul Conoscente, announced a number of ... Read the full article

SCOR promotes Kelly to CFO as Kociancic departs

30th September 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer SCOR has named Ian Kelly, currently Head of Investor Relations, as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective October 2nd, 2020. Kelly replaces Mark Kociancic, who has decided to pursue a new direction in his career, having served as SCOR's CFO since 2013, following successively senior roles ... Read the full article

AM Best confirms SCOR ratings

28th September 2020

AM Best has decided to confirm the Financial Strength Rating and Issuer Credit Rating of SCOR as ‘A+ Superior’ and ‘aa-‘, respectively. The rating agency said the move reflects SCOR’s strong balance sheet strength, as well as its operating performance, very favourable business profile and enterprise risk management. In particular, analysts noted ... Read the full article

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