European markets News

EU Seeks More Protection from Climate Risks by Increasing Resilience, Insurance Cover

The European Union is bolstering its 14-trillion-euro ($17 trillion) economy against damage caused by the impacts of climate change, from droughts to floods and forest loss. Under an updated climate adaptation strategy unveiled Wednesday, the European Commission is calling for …

UK Insurtech Zego Gets Dutch Broking License, Enabling Post-Brexit Growth in EU

Zego, the London-based fleet and mobility insurance provider, has received a broking license from the Dutch regulator AFM. The license provides a foundation for the company’s continued expansion across Europe, enabling it to work with EU-based insurance partners and customers, …

Swiss Re Names da Victoria Lobo as Market Executive for Western, Southern Europe

Swiss Re has announced that Nikhil da Victoria Lobo, currently managing director and head of Americas for its Public Sector Solutions (PSS) Division, has been appointed market executive for Western and Southern Europe (WSE) for reinsurance, effective July 1, 2020. …

Chubb Names Côté as Head of Major Accts, Europe; Brionne as France Country President

Chubb announced a series of changes to its European leadership team: a new head of Major Accounts for Europe; a new country president for France and a new director of Accident & Health Continental Europe. Nadia Côté has been appointed …

Global Broking Network Brokerslink Appoints Gavriel as European Regional Manager

Global broking network Brokerslink has appointed Christos Gavriel to the role of regional manager for Europe. Gavriel has a strong background in insurance having previously held various international roles at AIG before going on to set up and manage his …

Chubb Names Claims Management Team in Europe

Chubb announced a number of appointments within its claims management team in Europe, with immediate effect. All the following positions will report to Peter Murray, director of claims for Chubb in Europe and will be based in London, unless otherwise …

QBE Appoints Huber as Head of European Liability

London-based QBE European Operations, which is part of QBE Insurance Group, has appointed Thomas Huber to lead the expansion of its European liability portfolio. Huber has joined as head of European liability with responsibility for developing QBE’s liability book in …