Property-Casualty Insurance News
Wyatt Stewart has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Capitol Hill team as director of federal government affairs.
InVEST, the insurance industry’s classroom to career education program, has awarded $87,000 in scholarships to 70 students pursuing insurance-related degrees, breaking previous scholarship records.
Insurers that predominantly write personal lines of insurance do a better job in satisfying their small-business customers than insurers focused more on commercial lines, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Small Business Commercial Insurance Studyjust released.
Acadia Insurance, a W. R. Berkley Co., has launched a new insurance policy for small businesses in Maine and New Hampshire called AcadiaAdvantage. The product is expected to be available in additional states this fall.
Catlin Group Limited, the international specialty property/casualty insurer and reinsurer, announces that Andrew McMellin, currently chief executive officer of the Group’s U.S. underwriting hub, will become CEO of the London hub during the first half of 2015.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has named Robley Moor as head of casualty North America, succeeding Daniel Vetter, who was promoted to global head of casualty in New York City.
Confie Seguros, a national provider of personal lines insurance marketed to Hispanics, announced the acquisitions of three insurance brokerages in New York, Texas and South Carolina.
More insurers are eyeing strategic acquisitions this year, and the vast majority are investing in customer programs, talent and technology to grow their businesses and gain a competitive advantage, according to KPMG.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Cowles & Connell based in Brewster, N.Y., and Meriden, Conn.
Selective Insurance Group, Inc. , announced several appointments by its subsidiary, Selective Insurance Co. of America.