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Commercial chief takes helm at Swiss Re

08 April 2024

Swiss Re’s Andreas Berger will become Group CEO from July, taking over from Christian Mumenthaler who is stepping down after eight years in the role and 25 years with the company...

Taiwan quake tipped to trigger ‘high claims’ 

08 April 2024

Insurance impacts from the 7.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Taiwan last Wednesday are still being assessed, with residential losses to be largely borne by a government-backed scheme...

US rate rises to ease, AM Best predicts 

11 March 2024

AM Best says US personal lines premiums will rise 10% this year after a 12% jump last year, with insurers “willing to withdraw from a given state entirely if necessary increases are not approved”.

Lloyd’s hits target on women in top jobs

11 March 2024

The proportion of women in leadership roles at Lloyd’s has increased to 35%, meeting a target set in 2020 thanks to improvements across boards and executive committees...

Global insurance M&A slumps to decade low 

04 March 2024

The number of insurance mergers and acquisitions fell to a 10-year low of 346 last year, down 23% from a year earlier, Clyde & Co’s Insurance Growth Report says...