Global Broking Network Brokerslink Appoints Gavriel as European Regional Manager

Article 0 Comments Global broking network Brokerslink has appointed Christos Gavriel to the role of regional manager for Europe. Gavriel has a strong background in insurance having previously held various international roles at AIG before going on to set up and manage his own business, Renaissance Insurance Brokers Ltd, a […]

UK Probe of Wholesale Brokers Finds No Evidence of Anti-Competitive Behavior

Article 0 Comments Britain’s wholesale insurance brokers got a clean bill of health from the markets watchdog on Wednesday, providing some relief for an industry already spending millions of pounds on Brexit. London’s insurance market, which spans the Lloyd’s of London market and brokers such as Aon, Willis Towers Watson, […]

Hub International Acquires Assets of Toronto-Based Firstbrook Pointon Benefits

Article 0 Comments Hub International Ltd., the Chicago-based insurance broker, announced it has acquired the assets of Firstbrook Pointon Benefits Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Toronto, Ontario in Canada, Firstbrook Pointon Benefits is a full-service employee benefits consulting firm providing a broad spectrum of benefits […]

Aon Appoints Lambrou as Global CEO of Commercial Risk Solutions

Article 0 Comments Aon plc has appointed veteran Aon leader, Lambros Lambrou, as global CEO of Commercial Risk Solutions. Lambrou has worked within the risk management industry for more than three decades, holding leadership roles that span numerous Aon solution lines and regions. Lambrou assumes the Commercial Risk Solutions CEO […]

Ed Appoints Willis Towers Watson’s Skaanild to Professional & Executive Risk Team

Article 0 Comments Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Laura Skaanild as client director, Professional and Executive Risk. She will report to Paul Richards, managing director of Professional and Executive Risk. Skaanild will focus on managing and developing Ed’s client base in the financial […]

UK’s Integro Offers Piracy Protection Cover for Entertainment Industry

Article 0 Comments Integro Insurance Brokers, the UK insurance broker and risk management firm, announced it is offering Piracy Protection Insurance for the entertainment industry. The firm’s Piracy Protection Insurance is designed to return lost revenue to film and TV rights holders and to curtail the damage caused by digital […]

Being Independent, Nimble and Niche: Keys to SSL Endeavour’s Aim to Put Clients First

Article 0 Comments By creating an innovative and nimble operating platform, SSL Endeavour, London-based Lloyd’s broker, aims to attract and retain the best entrepreneurial brokers who are freed up to create innovative client solutions, said Group Managing Director Karen Allen. “Being a niche broker, being a nimble broker, and not […]

BGC Partners Completes Acquisition of UK’s Ed Broking Group

Article 0 Comments BGC Partners, Inc., a global brokerage and financial technology company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Ed Broking Group Ltd., the London-based independent Lloyd’s broker. BGC acquired 100 percent of Ed, which includes broking operations under the Ed brand in the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, […]

Specialist Re/Insurance Broker THB’s Completes Leadership Transition for Europe Division

Article 0 Comments THB, the London-based specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, confirms the completion of its THB Europe leadership transition. Joaquim Caria retires today as managing director of THB Europe, which was first announced in July 2018, when the company revealed he would be succeeded by Ricardo Borges after a […]

Last Chance: Participate in the 2019 Agency Salary Survey

Article 0 Comments ALL retail agency owners, principals, producers, CSRs — the entire agency — are invited to participate in Insurance Journal’s exclusive independent insurance agency salary survey. Results will be published in the February 18 edition of Insurance Journal Magazine. The deadline to complete the survey is January 31. […]