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13 09, 2019

Insurers Looking to Add Jobs in Low Unemployment, High Tech Environment

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About 62 percent of insurance companies polled said they intend to increase staff in the next 12 months, according to the latest U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study conducted by recruitment firm The Jacobson Group and insurance and professional services firm …

13 09, 2019

Edwards Named CEO of Aspen Insurance UK and Aspen Managing Agency

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Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. announced that Clive Edwards has been appointed chief executive officer of Aspen Insurance UK Ltd. (AIUK) and Aspen Managing Agency Ltd. (AMAL), subject to regulatory approval. Edwards succeeds Mike Cain who, as previously announced, has been …

13 09, 2019

TigerRisk Partners Appoints Gupta as Chief Operating Officer in New York

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TigerRisk Partners LLC, a risk, capital and strategic advisor to the global insurance and reinsurance industries, has appointed Manoj Gupta as chief operating officer. Prior to joining TigerRisk, Gupta was president of Third Point Reinsurance Ltd.’s U.S. subsidiary. He held …

13 09, 2019

U.K. Telematics Insurer Finds Motorists 32% More Likely to Crash on Friday the 13th

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Analysis of almost five billion miles of driving data and associated claims in the U.K. shows that Friday is the most likely day for motorists to have a road traffic incident, and when it falls on the 13th of the …

13 09, 2019

Tokio Marine Kiln Announces Leadership Changes, Including New CEO

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Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) announced that after 11 years as chief executive officer, Charles Franks is assuming new responsibilities within the Tokio Marine Group (TMG). He will be succeeded by Brad Irick as CEO of TMK from Jan. 1, 2020, …

13 09, 2019

Professional Insurance Agents of New York Names Tomassi as President

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John R. Tomassi was named president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York (PIANY), at a meeting of the association’s board of directors today at PIANY headquarters in Glenmont, N.Y. Tomassi is a partner in CLG Insurance in Clifton …

13 09, 2019

Florida-Based Main Street America Group Names Listau President, CEO; Kusch COO

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The Main Street America Group, a super-regional property/casualty insurance company, has announced Chris Listau, the company’s current president of insurance operations, will succeed Tom Van Berkel as president and CEO. Van Berkel will retire on Sept. 30, 2019, after being …

13 09, 2019

States Report 380 Cases of Lung Disease, 6 Deaths Linked to Vaping

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated the number of confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping, to 380. As of September 11, cases were reported by 36 states and the U.S. …

13 09, 2019

Hardening Markets, Social Inflation, E&S Business, Strategy: Berkley, AIG Execs Face Analysts

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The commercial general liability line will be the next property/casualty line to harden, the chief executive of W.R. Berkley Corp. predicted at an industry conference. Speaking at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference last week, W. Robert Berkley Jr., …

13 09, 2019

Allianz Risk Names Bavishi as Deputy Regional Head of Americas

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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has appointed Parag Bavishi as deputy regional head of the Americas with its Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) division. In this role, Bavishi will lead ART’s structured corporate and integrated business. As vice president of Underwriting …