QBE Insurance Group News

QBE Ventures, Zeguro Partner on ‘Cybersecurity Officer’ Small Business Platform

A new partnership between QBE Insurance Group and cybersecurity management company Zeguro offers small and medium-sized business customers access to a virtual ‘Cybersecurity Officer’ to protect against their cyber exposures. Zeguro’s online platform enables users to automate their cybersecurity processes, …

Australia’s QBE Reports 4% Rise in H1 Profit – on Fewer Natural Disasters

Australia’s QBE Insurance Group Ltd. posted a better-than-expected 4 percent rise in first-half profit, helped by fewer natural disasters in its biggest markets, sending its shares up almost 9 percent to their highest since November. The strong result draws a …

QBE’s Revamped Executive Team Includes Singh as CFO, Swiss Re’s Grewal as CRO

QBE Insurance Group Ltd. announced a reshaping of the senior management team with the appointments of Inder Singh as group chief financial officer, replacing Michael Ford who is leaving QBE; Peter Grewal as group chief risk officer; Liam Buckley as …

QBE North America Forms Alliance with MGA Professional Risk Facilities

QBE North America, an operating division of QBE Insurance Group Ltd., announced a strategic program underwriting alliance with managing general agent Professional Risk Facilities (PRF), designed to offer coverage for miscellaneous errors & omissions (E&O) cover, media liability, tech E&O …

QBE Taps Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Ford as Group CFO

QBE Insurance Group Ltd. has appointed Michael Ford as group chief financial officer. Ford is currently the deputy CFO for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). He joined the bank in 2005 and held a number of senior finance roles …

QBE to Move European HQ from London to Continent After Brexit

QBE Insurance Group will move its European base from London to the continent because of uncertainty in accessing the European market after Brexit, the chairman of Australia’s largest international insurer said on Wednesday. “We need to prepare our business for …

QBE Insurance Group Names Regan CEO, Australia & New Zealand Operations

QBE Insurance Group Ltd. announced the appointment of Pat Regan as CEO, Australian & New Zealand Operations, effective March 1, 2017. Regan has been acting in this role since August 2016, in addition to his responsibilities as group chief financial …

New York Headquartered QBE North America Promotes Fanti

QBE North America, a New York headquartered operating division of QBE Insurance Group, has promoted Jonathon Fanti to senior vice president and underwriting leader in the firm’s public company management liability division. In this role, he will report to John …

QBE Weighs Brexit-Effect; Marsh Considers Some Brexit Scenarios

QBE Insurance Group announced this week that it will be reviewing its UK-based operations in light of last week’s vote in the UK to leave the European Union. “The referendum outcome may require a revised approach in relation to approximately …

QBE Relocates Wulff to Hong Kong, Anticipating Growth of Credit & Surety in Asia

QBE Emerging Markets – Asia Pacific announced that its group general manager of Credit & Surety, Richard Wulff, will be relocating to Hong Kong from Singapore, effective January 2016. Wulff is relocating to support the Asia Pacific teams and the …