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Generali’s Boardroom Battle Escalates With Resignation of No. 2 Investor

A boardroom battle at Generali has escalated after the No.2 investor in Italy’s biggest insurer resigned from the board in a challenge to the reappointment of CEO Philippe Donnet. Donnet, who is seeking a new mandate as CEO, is at …

Italian Tycoons’ Challenge to Generali Hinges on Its Strategy for Asset Management

The two Italian billionaires who are challenging Mediobanca SpA’s decades-long grip over Assicurazioni Generali SpA want Italy’s largest insurer to focus more on asset management, as they draw up their plans ahead of a battle for control in the spring. …

Generali Investor De Agostini to Sell Stake, But Will Vote at AGM

Italian publisher Gruppo De Agostini said on Monday it had started the process to sell its 1.44% stake in Generali but would still be in a position to exercise its voting rights at the insurer’s next shareholders’ meeting. De Agostini …

People Moves: Changes at the Top at Marsh McLennan, Marsh and Guy Carpenter

Doyle: MMC Group President, COO; South: President, CEO, Marsh; Klisura: President, CEO, Guy Carpenter; Donnelly: President, Marsh US and Canada. Marsh McLennan announced changes to its executive committee effective January 1, 2022. The company has promoted John Doyle to group …

RIMS CEO Roth to Retire in 2022

After a 36-year career advancing the risk management profession, RIMS CEO Mary Roth has announced she plans to retire following the RIMS 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibition that is scheduled for next April. She has been chief executive officer of …

Generali Board Backs Reappointment of CEO Despite Opposition of 2 Major Shareholders

The board of Assicurazioni Generali on Monday threw its weight behind the reappointment of Chief Executive Philippe Donnet, overlooking opposition from two leading shareholders in Italy’s top insurer, two people close to the matter said. Donnet’s fate had been called …

Generali CEO Donnet Faces Key Test in Face of Opposition From 2 Leading Investors

Generali Chief Executive Philippe Donnet’s future at Italy’s biggest insurer faces a key test on Monday at a meeting of its board to discuss putting him forward for reappointment in the face of opposition by two leading investors. With Donnet …

Mediobanca Boosts Stake in Generali as Battle Over Leadership Heats Up

Italy’s Mediobanca SpA strengthened its grip over insurer Assicurazioni Generali SpA, boosting its stake to more than 17% just days before a board meeting that could decide the future of embattled Chief Executive Officer Philippe Donnet. The investment bank, already …

Italian Tycoons Seek Allies in Battle Over Choice of Generali’s Next CEO

Two Italian tycoons who are leading investors in Generali are looking for allies after joining forces in a bid to have a say over the choice of the insurer’s next chief executive, a document showed on Friday. Construction magnate Francesco …

People Moves: Wuller Promoted to CEO of RSG Underwriting Managers, Replacing Clark

Ryan Specialty Group announced the appointment of Miles Wuller to chief executive officer of RSG Underwriting Managers, Ryan Specialty’s underwriting management specialty. Wuller will replace Tom Clark who is resigning from the position for personal reasons effective Sept. 30, 2021, …