crisis management News

XL Catlin Updates Active Assailant Cover to Include Use of Road Vehicles in Attack

XL Catlin announced it has updated the wording of its “Active Assailant” coverage to include the use of road vehicles in an attack. Stephen Ashwell, XL Catlin’s chief underwriting officer for Crisis Management, said: “The tragic events that took place …

Allianz Names XL Catlin’s Posner Senior Underwriter for Terrorism Insurance in North America

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) reported that Adam Posner has been named senior underwriter for  Terrorism & Political Violence insurance. Posner will be based in New York and he will report directly to Marcos Garcia Norris, regional practice group …

Seven Corners Launches Kidnap & Ransom, Crisis Management Travel Coverages

International travel insurance and specialty benefit management company Seven Corners, Inc., has unveiled two new insurance products – Captum Kidnap and Ransom and Ally Crisis Management – for international travelers. Captum Kidnap and Ransom coverage is sold online and provides financial and crisis support for …

XL Catlin Names Huang as Asia U/W Manager, War, Terrorism & Political Violence

XL Catlin’s insurance operations announced that Carrie Huang has been promoted to the position of Asia underwriting manager for War, Terrorism and Political Violence. Based in Singapore, she will be responsible for developing XL Catlin’s War, Terrorism and Political Violence …

XL Catlin Appoints Guest as Country Manager Singapore – Insurance

XL Catlin’s insurance segment has appointed David Guest as country manager for Singapore. In this role, he is responsible for the development and growth of XL Catlin’s insurance business in Singapore, in addition to his current role as regional leader for crisis …

Europe Terrorist Attacks in 2015 ‘Most Lethal’ in Nearly a Decade: Aon Risk Map

As terrorists increasingly target private citizens and public gatherings, last year marked the most lethal year for terrorist violence in Europe in nearly a decade, according to Aon Risk Solutions’ 2016 Terrorism and Political Violence Map. As a result of these …

XL Catlin Expands Crisis Management Product Suite in UK, Asia Pacific, Germany

XL Catlin has introduced “Active Assailant” coverage to its crisis management product suite to respond to the threat of physical attack faced by businesses and public service providers. “Active Assailant coverage will initially be underwritten in the U.K., U.S., Germany …

Chubb Offers ‘Cyber Enterprise Risk Management’ Solution for European Clients

Chubb announced the launch of Cyber Enterprise Risk Management, as the company continues to invest in its cyber risk capabilities across Europe. Cyber Enterprise Risk Management as “an end-to-end risk management solution, designed to meet the needs of middle-market and larger …

XL Catlin Unveils Workplace Violence Coverage for Mid-Size Companies

XL Catlin has introduced a new insurance policy to help mid-size companies in the U.S. respond and recover from incidents of workplace violence. According to Denise Balan, Americas Head for XL Catlin’s Crisis Management insurance business, an act of workplace …

Talbot Australia Appoints Crisis Management Underwriting Team

Talbot Underwriting Australia, the Sydney-based branch of Talbot Risk Services Pte Ltd., has established a crisis management practice with the appointment of two leading underwriters to drive growth in specialty lines in the Australasian region. Steve Ward and Hamish McKay …