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Protecdiv sets sights on Tier-1 broker position

Kael Coleman, Founder and CEO of Protecdiv, talks to Reactions.

Talbot names new CFO

Will replace Nigel Wachman who retires from Talbot in September 2020, after 20 years’ service.

Atradius appoints UK commercial head

Will report to recently appointed UK & Ireland regional director Stuart Ramsden.

Capsicum Re appoints new chairman

Replaces Grahame Chilton who is returning to the wider Gallagher business.

Willis Re appoints specialty casualty co-head

Joins from Lockton Re and will work in tandem with Chirag Shah.

QIC Global names acting leaders at Antares syndicate

Also forms new QIC Global CUO office to coordinate underwriting plans.

Staddon takes up non-exec director post at Trilogy

Current MGAA Managing Director set to retire from role in September.

Argo to search for new CFO

Company tweaks leadership team as CFO Bullock departs.

Direct Insurance Group appoints new liability executive

Liability veteran Graham joins from COBRA London Markets.

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

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.

Micro insurance consortium: Aspen’s Mario Vitale interview

Developing products that actually meet the needs of those in emerging economies, as well as creating reliable and user-friendly ways of both paying premium and collecting claims, will all determine whether the multi-company multi insurance venture incubator is a success, says Aspen’s Mario Vitale.

Mike Krefta on Hiscox Re's changing strategy

Hiscox Re has scaled back at recent renewals, reducing its concentration on property catastrophe.

Profiles: Top women in re/insurance

Profiles: Contrary to the diverse consumer base insurance serves, most industry C-suites are dominated by white, older men. Reactions speaks to some of the industry’s most renowned women as well as what can be done to get more women in the industry.

Latest Issue

May 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Special report on the impact of COVID-19
  • Insurance CIO perspectives
  • Construction market review
  • LatAm in focus

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