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Emerging Leaders, Data Analytics and ILS
AMBestTV reports on the inaugural 2019 Emerging Leaders Conference in Miami. Also QBE North America’s Russell Johnston on specialty coverage; Aon’s Eric Andersen on data analytics and risk solutions; and Swiss Re’s Judith Klugman on insurance-linked securities. AMBest Radio presents discussions on a new risk barometer and changing business models.
- April 2019
An AMBestTV panel at the Emerging Leaders Conference in Miami says new talent is pushing the insurance industry to innovate and integrate change faster to compete with companies like Google and Amazon. The panel included: Dan Hofmeister, financial analyst, AM Best; Jyotipriya Ajay, assistant vice president, Amica Mutual Insurance Co.; and Kunal Malhotra, vice president, innovation and product development, Assurant-Global Specialty. (Feb. 24, 2019)
Matt Mosher, executive vice president, AM Best, said you can’t have a strong company without strong leaders. He spoke with AMBestTV at the Emerging Leaders Conference in Miami. (Feb. 25, 2019)
Andrea Keenan, AM Best senior managing director, industry relations, said insurers are striving to be more inclusive. She spoke with AMBestTV at the Emerging Leaders Conference in Miami. (Feb. 24, 2019)
Russell Johnston, CEO, QBE North America, said the organization is focusing on programs, property and building out coverage and support across 12 industry verticals. (Feb. 19, 2019)
Eric Andersen, co-president, Aon, said evolving technology and greater use of data analytics are widening the range of where and how the broker places risk. (Feb. 7, 2019).
Judy Klugman, global co-head of ILS, Swiss Re, said a busy claims environment in late 2018 highlighted liquidity differences among types of alternative capital. (Feb. 4, 2019)
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Big Threat to Business, Specialization Grows
AMBestRadio presents discussions on a new risk barometer and changing business models.
Tom Varney, ARC regional manager at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty discusses the company’s just-released 2019 Risk Barometer that shows business interruption surpassing cyber as the biggest threat to U.S. businesses as well as the study’s other findings.
Matthew Power, senior managing director, Risk Strategies, said changing business models tied to advances in technology, data analysis and science, are forcing insurers and MGAs to choose specialization.
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