Willis Towers Watson News

People Moves: Lloyd’s Names Chubb’s Miller as Commercial Dir.; Chubb Promotes Meyer to Switzerland Country Pres.; WTW Hires Aon’s Weda for Corp. Risk & Broking, Benelux

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Lloyd’s, Chubb and Willis Towers Watson (WTW). A summary of these new hires follows here. Lloyd’s Names Chubb’s Miller as Commercial Director Lloyd’s announced the appointment of Dawn Miller as its …

UK Car Insurance Premiums Expected to Be Volatile in 2022: Survey

The cost of a comprehensive car insurance policy in Britain is expected to be volatile this year, after rising 5% in the final quarter of 2021 as more drivers took to roads on easing COVID-19 curbs, a survey showed on …

Global M&A to Remain Strong in 2022 as Valuations Reach Record Highs: WTW

Global mergers and acquisitions activity attained historic highs in 2021 with 1047 deals valued more than $100 million, a significant increase from the previous year’s 674 deals, according to research completed by Willis Towers Watson. The 2021 total (for deals …

People Moves: WTW Hires Magilton to Lead Canada Risk & Broking, Powney to Head Surety for Europe/UK; Hiscox Re & ILS Names MS Amlin’s Wilken as CUO

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Willis Towers Watson and Hiscox. A summary of these new hires follows here. WTW Hires Canada Risk & Broking Leader, Europe/UK Practice Leader for Surety Insurance broker Willis Towers Watson announced …

UK Personal Lines Insurers Adjust to New Pricing Rules. Is Premium Volatility Ahead?

UK insurers are adjusting to new pricing rules for personal motor and household premiums, which could bring some pricing volatility in the coming months as insurers struggle with the implementation. The rules, which went into effect on Jan. 1, are …

People Moves: Aon’s Heinicke to Lead Casualty for WTW in Bermuda; KPMG UK Promotes Jones as Head of Insurance Practice; Howden’s King to Miller in Singapore

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Willis Towers Watson, KPMG and Miller. A summary of these new hires follows here. Insurance broker Willis Towers Watson announced the appointment of Chris Heinicke as head of Casualty in Bermuda, …

Despite Slow Going, P/C Insurers Still Love Advanced Analytics. Except Maybe Telematics.

Although property/casualty insurance carrier executives and technical professionals remain bullish on the prospect that advanced analytics can enhance growth and bottom-line performance, implementation progress has been slower than expected, according to a recent survey. In addition, one particular area—analytics associated …

People Moves: Petersen Named Head of WTW Broking; Moore Joins Olive.com Board; Kinetic Insurance Names 3 Leaders

Willis Towers Watson Appoints Petersen as Head of Primary Casualty Broking, North America Insurance broker Willis Towers Watson announced the appointment of Casey Petersen as the head of Primary Casualty Broking for North America. In this role, Petersen will lead …

People Moves: Aon Recruits WTW’s James as Chief Broking Officer, Commercial Risk UK; Allianz’ Strong to WTW as Head of Environmental; AGCS Promotes Yee for TMT

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Aon, Willis Towers Watson and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). A summary of these new hires follows here. Aon Recruits James from WTW as Chief Broking Officer, Commercial Risk UK …

Leading Marine Re/Insurers Join Push to Decarbonize Global Shipping

Leading companies in the marine insurance industry have joined an initiative linking their underwriting activities with the cutting of carbon emissions from global shipping as pressure builds on the sector to go fully green. Last month countries including the United …