Reactions names North America Awards winners

Reactions names North America Awards winners

The leading lights of the North American re/insurance industry met at Cipriani Wall Street in New York on Tuesday evening for the Reactions North America Awards.

Bob Benmosche, who stood down as AIG’s chief executive at the end of last month, was recognized for his hard work in turning around the fortunes of the insurer in the wake of the financial crisis by receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Fellow industry luminary Pat Ryan, of Ryan Specialty Group, was handed the Influential Individual Award.

Ace’s John Lupica came to the stage twice to pick up the awards for Insurance CEO of the Year and Best North American Insurer, while Guy Carpenter’s head of US operations, Andy Marcell, also made two trips to the front of the audience to receive the prizes for Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year and Best Reinsurance Broker.

Guy Carpenter’s GC Securities was named Best ILS Advisor while the company’s Mike McAleenan was handed the award for Re/Insurance Rising Broking Star.

Everest Re’s chief executive Dominic Addesso was another who returned to the stage with his firm picking up Best International Casualty Reinsurer.

The winner of Broking Chief Executive of the Year was Aon’s Greg Case. Aon was also named for Best Insurance Broker in North America.

Reinsurance broker Aon Benfield was given the award for Best Reinsurance Broker International Business.

Below is a full list of winners:

Best Rating Agency: A.M. Best

Best Risk Modeling Firm: AIR Worldwide

Best Consultancy: Towers Watson

Best ILS Advisor: GC Securities

Best ILS Provider: Nephila Capital

Best Asset Manager: BlackRock

Best Accounting Firm: Deloitte

Best Technology Service Provider: Tata Consultancy Services

Best Law Firm: Sidley Austin

Best Capital Raising: Watford Re

Best ILS Deal: MetroCat Re

Best New Launch: Watford Re

M&A Deal: JLT’s acquisition of Towers Watson’s Reinsurance Business

Best Insurer in North America: Ace

Best Insurer in Bermuda: Endurance

Best Property Catastrophe Reinsurer: RenaissanceRe

Best Casualty Reinsurer: Swiss Re

Best Specialty Reinsurer: Munich Re

Best Life Reinsurer: RGA

Best International Property Catastrophe Reinsurer: Berkshire Hathaway

Best International Casualty Reinsurer: Everest Re

Best International Specialty Reinsurer: Endurance

Best Reinsurer in North America: Everest Re

Best Reinsurer in Bermuda: Validus Re

Best Insurance Broker: Aon

Best Mid-Sized Broker: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Best Reinsurance Broker: Guy Carpenter

Best Mid-Sized Reinsurance Broker: JLT Re

Best Reinsurance Broker for International Business: Aon Benfield

Best Reinsurance Broker for Analytics: Aon Benfield

Re/Insurance Rising Star: Shiraj Khan, AIG

Re/Insurance Broking Rising Star: Mike McAleenan, Guy Carpenter

Insurance CEO of the Year: John Lupica, Ace

Insurance Broking CEO of the Year: Greg Case, Aon

Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year: Andy Marcell, Guy Carpenter

Influential Individual: Pat Ryan, Ryan Specialty Group

Lifetime Achievement: Bob Benmosche, AIG

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October 2018


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