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Captives’ Association Meets in Arizona
Also on AMBestTV, Novarica’s Wein on Boeing’s woes and AM Best’s Keenan on insurtechs and innovation. AMBestRadio presents discussions on leadership skills and blockchain.
- May 2019
The demise of the Nevada-based Spirit Commercial Auto Risk Retention Group, which was taken into receivership Feb. 27, 2019, and how it might impact the insurance industry was the preferred topic of discussion at the Captive Insurance Companies Association’s International Conference in Tucson, Arizona. (March 11, 2019)
Mitch Wein, senior vice president, Novarica, said insurers increasingly rely on sophisticated software systems, making them vulnerable to operational and reputational issues in the event of failure. (April 1, 2019)
AM Best’s Andrea Keenan visits insurtech start-ups to show how technology-enabled innovation is remaking the insurance industry. (April 16, 2019)
Fred Eslami, AM Best associate director, and Scott Hammesfahr, product marketing manager, Guidewire Cyence Risk Analytics, said cyber coverage continues to grow, with insurers and captive sponsors exposed to a wider range of risks and accumulation. They spoke with AMBestTV at the Captive Insurance Companies Association’s International Conference in Tucson, Arizona. (March 14, 2019)
Paul Owens, chief executive officer of the global captive practice for Willis Towers Watson, said regulators need to take a proportional approach to an increasing amount of captives oversight worldwide. He spoke with AMBestTV at the Captive Insurance Companies Association’s International Conference in Tucson, Arizona. (March 11, 2019).
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Learning to Lead
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Thea Vanherwaarden, managing director, Axis Insurance private client group, said her stint as a contestant on Canada’s MasterChef helped boost her leadership skills in the insurance industry.
A panel of captive insurance experts gathered by AMBestTV at the Captive Insurance Companies Association’s International Conference in Tucson, Arizona, said blockchain technology is already helping a logistics company better manage its captive-insured risks.
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