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BMS expands North America property team

New appointment part of global property expansion plan.

AXA XL appoints Salter Head of Risk Consulting

Succeeds Corinne Vitrac, who has moved to AXA Group as Head of Group P&C Risk Management.

BMS hires Canadian M&A lead

Jason Stone joins the broker from Aon.

Clients of Swiss Re share their stories

Clients share in videos how partnering with Swiss Re has helped them.

Marsh hires Chief Digital Officer from IBM

Tamara Simpkins Franklin has also lead digital transformations at Scripps, Time Warner, and Motorola.

PartnerRe expands retrocession team

Bermuda office to expand with new hires.

Swiss Re: Behavioural economics - Predicting the irration...

Blog from Swiss Re's Head of Life and Behaviour R&D Christoph Nabholz.

Industry survey backs D&I for improving resilience

Dive In releases survey findings ahead of this year's virtual festival from 22-24 September.

Convex Group announces CEO appointments

Executives to take the reins of subsidiaries in Bermuda and London.

Comments

Editor's comment: IAUSA is a game-changer

Reactions editor Shawn Moynihan looks at how the Insurance Apprenticeship USA scheme could boost recruitment issues.

Garry Booth comment: Benmosche bio on AIG - FREE

If Carl Icahn is looking for holiday reading he might consider ordering the recently released autobiography of the late Bob Benmosche, writes Garry Booth, Reactions' contributing editor.

Americas editor comment: Disruptive influences - FREE

Disruption was the name of the game at this year’s Risk and Insurance Management Society’s annual gathering, writes Christopher Munro, Reactions' Americas editor.

Reactions April digital issue online now!

This month's magazine issue celebrates 35 years of Reactions, plus features on terrorism, Iran sanctions, reinsurance broking and the run-off market.

Garry Booth on 35 years of Reactions: 1981 and all that

Reactions’ launch in April 1981 was probably one of the most exciting things to have happened in the market for years, such was the slow pace of life in the reinsurance business at the time.

Americas editor comment: US market heads to RIMS

All sorts of business classes will be widely discussed at the upcoming Risk and Insurance Management Society’s (RIMS) annual conference, but it is likely cyber liability will once again dominate many of the talks.

Editor's comment: Thirty five years of hurt

Welcome to the 35th birthday issue of Reactions magazine.

Americas editor comment: Miami beckons LatAm leaders - FREE

Reactions is busy preparing itself for the first of our annual awards events, writes Christopher Munro, Reactions' Americas editor.

Editor's comment: Women leaders talk D&I - FREE

Reactions asks leading women in re/insurance about diversity and inclusion in the industry, what it's doing wrong, and what it needs to do to get it right.

Interviews

Office life after lockdown

Working remotely has changed employment practices permanently – presenting big challenges to insurers’ HR departments, says Tom Welchman, a Partner at McKinsey.

London: leveraging lessons

London Market Group CEO Clare Lebecq on the current state of the market and future-proofing for longer-term success.

WINning strategy

Firms will need to adapt to the new market dynamics, according to the new CEO of THB.

Postlewhite: Leading in the age of COVID-19

QBE Re’s new Managing Director discusses taking on the position during the coronavirus and how it will affect the reinsurance sector.

Retracing steps on the path to tech transformation

Sastry Durvasula, Marsh’s Chief Digital Officer, shares his journey from American Express into insurance, and how the industry should recruit for the workforce of the future.

Cover interview: Tony Kuczinski

Tony Kuczinski, President/CEO of Munich Re U.S. Holding, articulates the evolution of both primary-side players and reinsurers.

Marsh hires sponsored programs head

Michael Westwood will head the unit which is focused on providing insurance solutions for business networks.

Willis Re’s John Cavanagh: Time to buy more reinsurance

Willis Re’s chief executive John Cavanagh remains optimistic at his company’s future growth prospects even though market conditions are tough.

Nick Cook interview: The new face of BMS

BMS has undergone a comprehensive revamp – strategically and financially – since June last year. One year on, Reactions talks with BMS Group CEO Nick Cook to find out more about the ambitious five year strategy the broker is implementing.

Latest Issue

September 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Cover interview with Sompo International Commercial P&C CEO Chris Gallagher
  • Reinsurance renewals in focus 
  • CEO Risk Forum 2020
  • London Market Awards gallery and round-up

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