Tokio Marine Kiln News

Global Insurers Face Hefty Claims If Coronavirus Forces Olympics Cancellation

Global insurers face a hefty bill if the coronavirus forces the cancellation of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, with estimates of the cost of insuring the sporting showpiece running into billions of dollars. Japan has more than 200 cases of …

Tokio Marine Kiln Adds Pritchard to Special Risks Team

Specialist insurer Tokio Marine Kiln has appointed Charlotte Pritchard as an underwriter within its Special Risks team. Pritchard will focus on all aspects of special risks, including political violence and accelerating the growth of TMK’s terrorism book. She will report …

Sexual-Harassment Whistleblower Sues Lloyd’s Insurer Tokio Marine Kiln

A senior lawyer who blew the whistle on alleged sexual harassment and bullying at a top Lloyd’s of London insurance company is suing his employer for what he called a campaign of harassment, racial discrimination and victimization. Ifeanyi Okoh said …

TMK Launches Flagship Cyber Product, Cyber Ctrl, in Asia

Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) has launched its flagship cyber product, Cyber Ctrl, targeted at insurers in Asia. The product covers a range of first party losses including business interruption and provides clients with crisis management support in the wake of …

Tokio Marine Kiln Announces Leadership Changes, Including New CEO Irick

Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) announced that after 11 years as chief executive officer, Charles Franks is assuming new responsibilities within the Tokio Marine Group (TMG). He will be succeeded by Brad Irick as CEO of TMK from Jan. 1, 2020, …

Chubb, Hiscox, Tokio, Other Lloyd’s Underwriters Form Innovation Facility to Insure Emerging Risks

A group of Lloyd’s underwriters has launched a new facility with £53 million ($67.5 million) of capacity that is designed to speed up re/insurance product development for new and emerging risks. The Product Innovation Facility is led by senior underwriters …

Tokio Marine Puts UK Insurer into Run-Off, Now Focusing on Lloyd’s Business

Tokio Marine Group is putting one of its UK insurance companies, Tokio Marine Kiln Insurance (TMKI), into run-off. Going forward, Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) will focus on its Lloyd’s businesses. The run-off plan will be taken in two parts: TMKI’s …

Lloyd’s Suspends Broker Over Harassing Email

Lloyd’s of London has suspended a senior broker at Guy Carpenter & Co. for sending colleagues a sexually suggestive email about a female employee and is planning to take similar action against a second person who forwarded the message outside …

Reinsurance Broker Guy Carpenter Suspends Two Over Harassing Email

A Lloyd’s of London insurance broker, Guy Carpenter & Co., suspended an executive for sending a sexually suggestive email about a female colleague. A second employee was suspended for forwarding the message outside the firm. “We take all incidents of …

2 Execs at Lloyd’s Insurer TMK Forced to Resign After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Two executives at a top Lloyd’s of London insurance company have resigned following allegations of sexual harassment. One was accused of groping colleagues at a booze-fueled party, the other of stalking a junior employee. The first executive was said to …