Inga Beale News

Former Lloyd’s CEO Beale to Become Chair of South Africa’s Mediclinic

Mediclinic International Plc has appointed former chief executive of Lloyd’s of London, Inga Beale, as an independent non-executive director and its next chairwoman, the company said on Friday. Beale will succeed Chairman Edwin Hertzog after his retirement on July 22, …

Former Lloyd’s CEO Beale, Grant Thornton CEO Chipman Join Clyde Law Firm Board

Insurance law firm Clyde & Co has appointed two independent board members to its management board – the first such positions at the firm. Former Lloyd’s of London CEO Dame Inga Beale and former Grant Thornton US CEO Stephen Chipman …

Lloyd’s Comments on Reports of Rampant Sexual Harassment in the Marketplace

In the era of #MeToo when the ills of sexual harassment are regularly in the news, a recent article published by Bloomberg Businessweek indicates that some men working in the London insurance market still haven’t gotten the message about appropriate …

Lloyd’s Returns to Pre-Tax Profits, Reporting £600M ($793.1M) During 1st Half

Lloyd’s reported a return to profits during the first half, in a welcome recovery after its big losses of 2017. Pre-tax profits during the half were £600 million ($793.1 million), compared to £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) in the first six …

Lloyd’s Commercial Officer Vandendael to Exit Lloyd’s to Take Executive Role at Everest

Lloyd’s announced that its chief commercial officer, Vincent Vandendael, has decided to leave the corporation after almost six years. He will be moving to Everest Insurance as CEO of International Insurance in early 2019. A Lloyd’s representative explained that the …

Lloyd’s Conducts Business Review in Wake of 2017’s $2.6 Billion Loss: Sources

Lloyd’s of London is reviewing all aspects of its business, including its centuries-old structure, to ensure it is cost-competitive and responsive to both clients and members, especially after Britain leaves the EU, industry sources said. The review, coming after a …

UK Insurance Sector Launches ‘Inclusive Behaviours Pledge’ to Build Diversity

Insurers, industry bodies and brokers, together with other organizations across the insurance sector, have joined forces to launch a new industry-wide pledge, designed to change behaviors and create a more inclusive work environment across the sector. Spearheaded by Lloyd’s and …

Lloyd’s Lab Begins Global Search for Insurtech Talent

Lloyd’s Lab, the global insurance market’s new innovation sandbox, is launching a global search for tech talent to partner with the Lloyd’s market and develop solutions for its unique and rapidly changing needs. In order to support its digital evolution, …

London Market Single Claims Agreement Launched to Improve Claims Handling

The London market has launched a simplified system for claims handling in an effort to improve client service and streamline claims agreement across the London market. The Single Claims Agreement is designed “to enable quick and efficient authorization of claims …

London Financial Industry Welcomes Brexit Breakthrough but Won’t Alter EU Plans

London’s financial industry welcomed progress on a divorce deal with the European Union on Friday but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU. The agreement on Friday paves the way for arduous trade …