Jean-Paul Conoscente News

SCOR Reports 4.3% Increase in Reinsurance Prices During April Renewals

French reinsurer SCOR said it benefited strongly from continued improvements in pricing and terms and conditions, during the April 1, 2021 reinsurance renewals – a continuation of trends already seen during the January renewals. SCOR’s gross premiums, up for renewal, …

The New Digital Normal and the Future of Work in Reinsurance

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention. That proverb was illustrated perfectly during the insurance industry’s successful scramble to conduct its business digitally at the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. This digital transformation is creating a new …

Reinsurance Demand Rises, Along with Flight to Quality, Say Industry Experts

Not only has reinsurance buying increased, but there also has been a flight to quality reinsurers by ceding insurance companies, according to several reinsurers and brokers in recent webinars held in lieu of what would have been the reinsurance Rendez-Vous …

Catastrophe Losses Driven Higher by Secondary Perils – And Climate Change

Secondary perils, exacerbated by climate change, are driving catastrophe insurance losses, warn a growing chorus of reinsurers and brokers. Indeed, broker Aon reveals that more than 60% of 2020’s insured catastrophe losses of $54 billion have been caused by secondary …

SCOR Global P&C Sees Price Increases of 6.6% During April Renewals

During the April reinsurance renewals, SCOR Global P&C said it grew gross premiums by 5.7% to €504 million, while benefiting from broadly improving market conditions as shown by a 6.6% overall increase in pricing. Asia-Pacific represents 57% of SCOR’s portfolio …

Reinsurers Look at Cyber’s Massive Growth Possibilities-With Caution

Reinsurers are aware they must constantly invent new solutions in order to stay relevant for their clients. Yet, they admit they are sometimes challenged to close the protection gap for new and emerging risks such as cyber. Cyber is actually …

Good Leaders Challenge the Status Quo-and Themselves: SCOR’s Conoscente

Jean-Paul Conoscente became the CEO of SCOR Global P&C in April 2019 when his predecessor, Victor Peignet, retired after 35 years with the company. Before Peignet left the company, he offered Conoscente a sage piece of advice about taking a …

Staying Profitable in an Increasingly Fragmented World: SCOR Global P&C CEO

There are several things that keep SCOR’s Jean-Paul Conoscente awake at night. Climate change is one of them; cyber risk is another. Only time will tell whether these risks are actually insurable, cautions Conoscente, who became the CEO of SCOR …

SCOR Global P/C Makes Appointments to Reinsurance, Specialty Insurance Teams

SCOR Global P&C announced the following reinsurance appointments, effective April 1, 2019: Michel Blanc has been promoted to CEO of Reinsurance, following Jean-Paul Conoscente’s appointment as CEO of SCOR Global P&C with effect from April 1, 2019. Blanc currently serves …

SCOR Names Conoscente CEO of SCOR Global P&C, Succeeding Peignet

SCOR announced the appointment of Jean-Paul Conoscente, currently chief executive officer of reinsurance at SCOR Global P&C, as CEO of SCOR Global P&C. This appointment follows Victor Peignet’s decision to retire for personal reasons, after 35 years with the SCOR …