Miller Insurance Services News

Miller Hires Jones to Lead North American Wholesale & Facultative Property Book

Honor Jones has joined London-based Miller Insurance Services to drive the growth of its wholesale and facultative property book in North America. Jones has over 20 years’ experience of placing risks on behalf of organizations with interests in a wide range of …

BB&T Buys 16.9% Stake in London-Based Miller; Willis to Keep Majority Interest

BB&T IHC International Ltd. has acquired a 16.9 percent interest in Miller Insurance Services LLP, the London-based specialist wholesale insurance broking firm. BB&T, which owns the world’s sixth largest insurance broking business, acquired its stake from Willis Group Holdings plc, …

Talboys Joins Miller for Sports and Leisure

Miller Insurance Services LLP announced that Steve Talboys has joined the insurance broker “to help drive its sports and leisure offering launched in May 2015,” and is “working with James Hands and other dedicated sports and leisure hires made earlier …

Willis Re Announces Sr. Leadership Posts for Jago, Hvidsten, Kent & Newman

Willis Re, the reinsurance division of Willis Group Holdings plc, has announced several senior leadership appointments to its Global Executive Committee, which it detailed as follows: — Paddy Jago has been appointed Global Chairman, in addition to his role as …

Steve Hearn to Leave Willis for CEO Role at Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford

Willis Group Holdings confirmed that Deputy CEO Steve Hearn has decided to leave the company and will take up the role of CEO at Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSW) at the beginning of November. The announcement came one day …

Willis Completes 85% Stake Buy in UK Wholesale Broker Miller

Willis Group Holdings announced that following receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, it has completed its investment in Miller Insurance Services LLP, thereby creating a major London wholesale specialist insurance brokerage firm. “The transaction combines the firms’ respective wholesale businesses to …

Willis CEO: Gras Savoye Acquisition Part of Strategy to Expand Global Reach

Willis Group Holdings plc, the third-largest insurance broker, offered to buy the 70 percent of Gras Savoye that it doesn’t already own to expand in France, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Willis will pay 550 million euros ($590 million), a sum …

Some Insurers Exclude Ebola; Others Offer New Products

As fear of Ebola infections spreads to developed economies, U.S. and British insurance companies have begun writing Ebola exclusions into standard policies to cover hospitals, event organizers and other businesses vulnerable to local disruptions. As a result, new policies and …

William Gallagher, Miller Insurance Offer Ebola Business Interruption Cover

Retail insurance broker William Gallagher Associates of Boston and Miller Insurance Services, a London-based independent specialist insurance broker, have partnered to launch Pandemic Disease Business Interruption Insurance to respond to loss of income arising directly out of shutdowns of healthcare …

Mullis Joins Miller in London

Tim Mullis has joined Miller Insurance Services in London to produce accident and health treaty reinsurance business. Mullis has 30 years’ insurance market experience, almost exclusively in production and broking. He specializes in personal accident reinsurance on a treaty basis …