Aon Benfield

Aon Hewitt to Begin Enrolling Employees in Private Benefits Exchange

September 27, 2012 - This fall more than 100,000 U.S. employees will be enrolling in health benefits through a multi-carrier private health care exchange set up by Aon Hewitt, a human resources firm and benefits...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2012/09/27/264592.htm

Reinsurance Industry Exhibits Stability: Aon Benfield

September 11, 2012 - In the past 12 years, only eight reinsurers have been declared insolvent despite paying claims of more than $150 billion from events including the World Trade Center attacks, hurricanes Rita, Wilma...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2012/09/11/262583.htm

March’s Severe Weather Proved Deadly, Costly in U.S., Globally

April 6, 2012 - March was a deadly and costly month in parts of the United States. A significant severe weather outbreak affected parts of the U.S. Midwest, the Tennessee Valley and the Southeast during the first...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2012/04/06/242403.htm

Home Insurance Rates Do Not Reflect Cost of Risk: Aon Benfield

October 24, 2011 - U.S. insurers' prospective after-tax return on equity for homeowners' insurance is 4.8 percent on average, a decrease from the 6.9 percent of 2010, mainly due to subdued investment returns and...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2011/10/24/221250.htm

Aon: U.S. Insured Weather Losses Top $15.5 Billion This Year

June 22, 2011 - Insured severe weather losses have already topped $15.5 billion in the United States this year, three times the full-year average of the last 20 years, insurance brokerage Aon Corp. said Wednesday....
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2011/06/22/203643.htm

Aon Benfield Partners with Shanghai Institute on Typhoon Research

April 14, 2011 - Global reinsurance broker Aon Benfield and Shanghai Typhoon Institute (STI) of China Meteorological Administration – the only state-funded typhoon research institute in China – have entered...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2011/04/14/194507.htm

K&K Names Holloway Southeast Sales Representative

January 21, 2011 - K&K Insurance has appointed Stuart Holloway as regional sales representative for its Southeast territory. The territory includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2011/01/21/181425.htm

2011 Outlook: Too Much Capacity + Stagnant Demand = a Soft Market

December 31, 2010 - A quick, and as yet incomplete, survey of re/insurance industry leaders indicates that the main concern they will have to deal with in the coming year isn't climate change, or Solvency II, but the...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/31/116058.htm

Lloyd’s Does Well in a Tough Year

December 30, 2010 - Lloyd's year-end review shows that, like the rest of the industry it faced a number of challenges in a difficult year. Low interest rates diminished investment returns for insurers, while the soft...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/30/116029.htm
Reinsurance Rates Decline

Reinsurance Renewal Rates On the Decline, Reports Claim

December 30, 2010 - Reinsurance rates for 2011 are falling at the same or greater pace than traditional insurers and further softening of the market is to come, according to two industry reports. For the second year...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/30/116034.htm

Catastrophes Top 2010 List of Major Global Insurance Events

December 23, 2010 - Natural and man-made catastrophes topped the list of the most significant events in 2010, with three major earthquakes, a near record number of hurricanes, some serious typhoons and windstorms, a...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/23/115906.htm

Aon Benfield Licenses ReMetrica to Bahrain’s Q-Re

December 21, 2010 - Aon Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon Corp., has licensed ReMetrica - its flagship capital modeling tool – to Bahrain-based Q-Re, a Middle East...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/21/115822.htm

Aon Benfield Releases Annual Cat Report; Insured Losses at $38 Billion

December 17, 2010 - Aon Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon Corporation, has released its Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report, which reviews the natural disaster perils...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/17/115749.htm

Aon Benfield Names Jing Ping Zhang to Head China Facultative Operations

December 15, 2010 - Aon Benfield, the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon Corporation announced the appointment of Jing Ping Zhang as Head of Facultative for the firm's China operations. He will...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/15/115659.htm

Insurance, Sports Pros Gather at Tri-State Charitable Foundation Dinner

December 9, 2010 - More than 800 insurance professionals from the tri-state area and two All-Star athletes channeled their competitive energies last night to raise $1.1 million for charities. The New York division of...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2010/12/09/115539.htm

Aon Benfield Cat Report for November Highlights Cold and Floods

December 6, 2010 - In its latest monthly assessment of the world's catastrophes for November Aon Benfield highlights the first winter weather event of the season across Europe with "notable affects." the report,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/06/115433.htm

People

December 5, 2010 - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman appointed Bruce Ramge of Omaha to serve as the director of the Nebraska Department of Insurance (DOI). He has served as acting director since October 30, and has served...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2010/12/05/160519.htm

People

December 5, 2010 - Aon Corp. reported that Andrew Appel, the firm's chief operating officer, will be leaving the company at the end of the year. The company said there are no plans to fill the position upon Appel's...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2010/12/05/160529.htm

People

December 5, 2010 - Frost Insurance in Austin, Texas promoted Sheri Smyth to vice president of personal lines. Smyth, a 23-year insurance industry veteran, manages the personal lines department's growth and retention...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2010/12/05/160542.htm

Lloyd’s CEO Opens Toronto Office

December 3, 2010 - Richard Ward hosted a cocktail reception to celebrate the opening of Lloyd's new office in Toronto on Tuesday November 30. Lloyd's noted that it has been a "leading provider of commercial insurance...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2010/12/03/115366.htm