QBE North America Launches Business Unit for Financial Institutions

Article 0 Comments QBE North America has launched QBE Integrated Advantage for Financial Institutions—a new dedicated business unit specializing in the segment The new unit offers customers access to a single team organized under a one leader that comprises financial institutions professionals in underwriting, claims, global risk solutions, distribution and […]

Arch Insurance Names Boquist EVP in Retail Energy in Texas

Article 0 Comments Arch Insurance North America has named Eric Boquist executive vice president, retail energy. Boquist is based in Houston, Texas and will lead a newly created business unit focused on providing admitted middle market insurance solutions to energy companies in North America. He will report to Rich Stock, […]

Chubb Forms 15-Year Distribution Agreement with Chile’s Largest Bank

Article 0 Comments Chubb Ltd. is boosting its presence and digital capabilities in Latin America by way of a 15-year distribution agreement with Banco de Chile, the largest bank based in Chile. “This partnership will meaningfully increase Chubb’s already significant presence in Chile and in the important region of Latin […]

Who Pays for Injuries Blamed on E-Scooters?

Article 2 Comments Over the past few years, cities across America have experienced sudden downpours of shared electric scooters, piling up almost overnight on curbs, sidewalks and front-yards from Atlanta to Los Angeles. The phenomenon has quickly built billion-dollar startups, a new urban subculture and even a gray market for […]

From Banks to Telecoms, Large Firms Disclose Risks, Opportunities of Climate Change

Article 1 Comments Bank of America Corp. worries flooded homeowners will default on their mortgages. The Walt Disney Co. is concerned its theme parks will get too hot for vacationers, while AT&T Inc. fears hurricanes and wildfires may knock out its cell towers. The Coca-Cola Co. wonders if there will […]

Toon Named Chief Operating Officer at Combined Agents of America

Article 0 Comments Combined Agents of America (CAA), headquartered in Austin, Texas, has promoted Nikki Toon as chief operating officer. Toon previously served as production director for CAA. CAA is a privately held agency partner group comprised of independent insurance agencies located throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Colorado. […]

P/C Insurer Trade Groups AIA and PCI Agree on Merger, New Name Starting Jan. 1

Article 0 Comments Members of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America and the American Insurance Association have approved a merger that takes effect Jan. 1, 2019. The combined organization is set to have a new name, the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, with a membership representing 60 percent of […]

JLT Re Partners with Insurtech for Auto Insurance MGA Pact

Article 0 Comments Reinsurance broker JLT Re North America is partnering with Pact Insurance, a personal auto insurtech company, to develop digital insurance products for mobility risks. Pact is a managing general agency headquartered in San Francisco and currently offers low cost, on-demand auto insurance in Ohio. With Pact, customers […]

Road America Motor Club Hires Campolo as VP of Sales in Florida

Article 0 Comments Road America Motor Club, a wholly owned subsidiary of international insurer MAPFRE, has added Frank Campolo to the company as vice president of Sales in its Miami headquarters. Campolo will develop and lead Road America’s sales strategy, focusing on revenue projection, business growth and relationship building, to […]

Girls to Face Boys in a Federal Trademark Suit Over ‘Scout’ Term

Article 0 Comments A year after the Boy Scouts of America announced it would admit girls, the Girl Scouts of the United States of America punched back Tuesday with a federal trademark lawsuit seeking to block the boys group from rebranding its flagship program simply as “Scouts.” The Girl Scouts, […]