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Only 38% of 2021’s Natural Disaster Losses of $343B Were Covered by Insurance: Aon

Natural disasters cost global economies a total of $343 billion in 2021, compared with $297 billion in 2020, according to Aon’s “2021 Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight” report. Insured losses from 2021’s natural disasters reached $130 billion, which was well …

People Moves: Marsh Promotes Payne to UK Chair of FINPRO; WTW Hires Smith From Lloyd’s for Digital Trading; Aon Bolsters UK Operations’ Team With 2 Hires

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Marsh, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) and Aon. A summary of these new hires follows here. Marsh Promotes Payne to UK Chair of FINPRO, Morgan as Head of Professional Liability Insurance broker …

People Moves: Everest Re Promotes Klinger to Lead Int’l Reinsurance; HDI Global Hires Chubb’s Carberry as Head of U/W, Ireland; HSBC’s Rutherford to Aon’s UK FI Team

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Everest Re, HDI Global and Aon. A summary of these new hires follows here. Everest Re Promotes Klinger to Head of Int’l Reinsurance Everest Re Group Ltd., the Bermuda-based provider of …

This Year’s 10 Worst Climate Disasters Cost $170 Billion: Study

Ten of this year’s most destructive weather events cost a combined $170 billion in damages, according to a new study. Hurricane Ida, a tropical storm that pummeled much of the eastern U.S. with lashing rain in August, killed at least …

People Moves: Aon Recruits WTW’s James as Chief Broking Officer, Commercial Risk UK; Allianz’ Strong to WTW as Head of Environmental; AGCS Promotes Yee for TMT

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Aon, Willis Towers Watson and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). A summary of these new hires follows here. Aon Recruits James from WTW as Chief Broking Officer, Commercial Risk UK …

People Moves: AGCS Promotes Williams to CUO Corporate, Succeeding Buckle; Aon Names Irl to U.S. Reinsurance Treaty Team; AXIS’ Gorman to Arrow Risk Mgmt

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions team and Arrow Risk Management. A summary of these new hires follows here. AGCS Promotes Williams to CUO Corporate, Succeeding Buckle Allianz Global …

People Moves: Aon Makes Slyfield in California Chief Innovation Officer; Alliant Names O’Malley First Vice President

Aon plc named Jillian Slyfield as the firm’s chief innovation officer. Slyfield, who is based in San Francisco, California, will report to Aon CEO Greg Case and join the Aon executive committee. Slyfield assumes the responsibilities of Tony Goland, who …

Guyana Weighs Raising Requirements for Insurance Cover for Oil Spills: Official

Guyana is getting ready to raise requirements on oil operators to protect the nation against spills and future removal costs of production platforms, the head of its environmental agency told Reuters. Guyana currently requires financial assurance, a type of insurance, …

Insurers Cut Their Appetite for Cyber Cover as Ransomware Losses Mount

LONDON – Insurers have halved the amount of cyber cover they provide to customers after the pandemic and home-working drove a surge in ransomware attacks that left them smarting from hefty payouts. Faced with increased demand, major European and U.S. …

LPGA’s Hannah Green Wins Aon Risk Challenge Prize of $1 Million

Hannah Green of the LPGA Tour has won the 2021 Aon Risk Reward Challenge, a season-long competition that recognizes players who use information and insight to make better decisions on the golf course. Green joins the PGA Tour’s Matthew Wolff …