JANUARY 06, 2021 08:41 AM (EST)

AM Best to Join Panel Discussion on Property/Casualty Insurers’ COVID-19 Response

 Christopher Sharkey
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Jim Peavy
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OLDWICK - JANUARY 06, 2021 08:41 AM (EST)
AM Best will participate in an upcoming webinar hosted by Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) examining how U.S. property/casualty insurers are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and what further developments they anticipate in 2021.

Steve Chirico, director, AM Best, will participate in a panel titled, “P&C in 2021—Innovation, With Forrester & AM Best,” at 11 a.m. (EST) on Thursday, Jan. 14. The panel will address the impact of COVID-19 on the insurance industry, including how it has changed products and distribution. Panelists also will address why innovation is more important than ever for insurance companies.

Chirico has more than 20 years of experience in the property/casualty insurance industry. He manages a team of analysts that oversee portfolios of commercial and alternative risk insurers, and reinsurers. He also contributes to AM Best publications and is a member of AM Best’s Innovation Working Group.

Also joining the panel will be Ryan McMahon, vice president of insurance and government affairs for Cambridge Mobile Telematics, and Jeffery Williams, senior analyst for Forrester.

CMT is a leader in smartphone telematics, with more than 6.5 million drivers on its DriveWell platform. It has more than 50 programs in 25 countries around the world.

To register for “P&C in 2021—Innovation,” please visit the event web page.

AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City.