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AM Best Chief Rating Officer to Deliver Keynote at Insurity’s Excellence in Insurance Conference


Christopher Sharkey
Associate Director, Public Relations
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Al Slavin
Senior Public Relations Specialist
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OLDWICK - SEPTEMBER 18, 2023 08:37 AM (EDT)
AM Best Chief Rating Officer Stefan Holzberger will be the featured keynote speaker at the Excellence in Insurance Conference, sponsored by Insurity, which will be held in San Diego, CA, from Oct. 4-6, 2023.

Holzberger’s fireside chat will include a discussion of AM Best’s criteria on insurer innovation and relevant updates, as well as the rating agency’s framework for assessing Delegated Underwriting Authority Enterprises such as managing general agents (MGAs) and other similar entities. Joining Holzberger in the discussion, titled, “Rating the Future: Decoding Innovation, the Regulatory Environment and other Industry Trends with AM Best,” will be Kirstin Marr, chief analytics officer at Insurity. The pair also will explore the current regulatory environment around advanced analytics, including machine learning and artificial intelligence. Holzberger is responsible for AM Best’s global ratings coverage and is a licensed certified public accountant. He also holds the chartered financial consultant designation. The presentation is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6, at 8:30 a.m. PDT.

Insurity’s Excellence in Insurance conference, which will be held at the Omni San Diego Hotel, brings together property/casualty insurers, MGAs and brokers to connect and generate new ideas with the aim of propelling property/casualty insurance forward. Attended predominantly by insurance and MGA executives, the event covers topics such as underwriting innovation, data and analytics and enhancing customer experiences. To learn more about Insurity and the event, please visit the official event 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 London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City.