Reinsurance News


USAA to acquire auto-focused insurtech Noblr

11th June 2021

Primary mutual insurer USAA has today announced its intention to acquire insurtech firm Noblr, Inc. as it looks to offer usage-based insurance (UBI) to its members. Noblr offers smart car insurance that rewards its members' good driving habits by giving highly accurate, competitive rates that are based on numerous factors, including ... Read the full article

USAA enters small business insurance market

29th January 2021

USAA, a provider of insurance, banking and investment and retirement solutions to US military veterans, has entered into the small business insurance market. Whilst the USAA Insurance Agency has offered small business insurance for the last 30 years through unaffiliated insurance companies, USAA will now offer their own small business insurance product. The new ... Read the full article

Everest Re CEO Juan Andrade appointed to USAA board of directors

11th December 2020

Juan C. Andrade, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bermuda-based reinsurer Everest Re Group, Ltd., has been appointed to serve on the board of USAA's Risk and Compliance and Member and Technology committees. Andrade brings over 25 years of insurance and reinsurance industry experience to the firm, having served ... Read the full article

USAA adds Jeff Wallace as CFO

2nd September 2020

USAA, a provider of insurance, banking and investment and retirement solutions to US military veterans, has named Jeff Wallace as its Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to Chief Executive Officer Wayne Peacock, Wallace joins from Bank of America, where he most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Consumer Banking and ... Read the full article

Peacock to succeed Parker as USAA President and CEO

18th December 2019

USAA has announced that its Board of Directors has elected Wayne Peacock to succeed Stuart Parker as the firm's next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 1st, 2020. Parker is retiring after more than 21 years of service at the company, 15 of which he spent as USAA's CEO. ... Read the full article

State Farm & Berkshire maintain status as top US P&C insurers

24th October 2019

State Farm and Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance maintained their spots as the largest and second-largest U.S. Property and Casualty (P&C) writers in 2018, respectively, while Chubb INA Group entered the top ten. This is according to the Reinsurance News directory of the Top 100 U.S. P&C ... Read the full article

USAA joins Roost’s smart-home telematics program

21st March 2019

USAA, a provider of insurance for U.S military personnel, has joined the Home Telematics Program (HTP) of Roost, a California-based company that specialises in smart-home technology. Operating in partnership with broker Willis Towers Watson, the HTP applies advanced analytics to produce insights regarding the effect of home telematics on loss mitigation ... Read the full article

USAA becomes latest Socotra investor

26th February 2018

USAA has become the latest investor in comprehensive cloud-native insurance core system Socotra, joining previous investors CrunchFund, Founders Fund, Greenoaks Capital, SciFi VC, SV Angel and Vulcan Capital, as well as angel investors Ron Conway, Michael Ovitz and Joe Lonsdale. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Nathan McKinley, vice president of ... Read the full article