Insurance Network


Credit Suisse’s Dougan, Geithner Remember Ex-AIG Chief Benmosche

By Zachary Tracer

Financial leaders offer comments and remembrances; Benmosche’s career brought him to Chase Manhattan Bank, PaineWebber, MetLife and AIG.

Everest Re Taps Marsh Exec for President

By Nathan Golia

Jonathan Zaffino now is responsible for managing Everest National Insurance Company and U.S. Insurance Operations after a stint at Marsh.

Liam McGee, CEO Who Led Hartford Through Bailout, Dies at 60

By Zachary Tracer

Hartford plunged more than 90 percent from its 2007 peak to its low in March 2009 of $3.33 a share amid the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and received the second- largest bailout package among insurers under the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

President and CEO of Swiss Re Canada Announced

By Chris McMahon

Veronica Scotti has a deep background in reinsurance and risk management, with a career spanning corporate finance advisory, asset management and strategy.

Crawford Names EVP, CEO for Americas P&C

By Chris McMahon

Vince Cole previously was EVP of global strategy and business performance.

Global Insurers Expected To Boost IT Spending 4.4%

By Bob Violino

IDC Financial Insights says spending on core systems modernization, transformation and optimization is driving the increase.

Change of Leadership at CMS a ‘Positive’ for Health Plan Brokers

By Brian Kalish

Change of Leadership at CMS a ‘Positive’ for Health Plan Brokers

P&C Execs Make Wide-Ranging Predictions for 2015

By Elliot M. Kass

Growing demand for commercial cyber insurance, increased federal regulation and a continuing economic rebound in the U.S. are among P&C insurance execs strongest projections for 2015.

The IT and Computer Science Job Market on the Upswing

By Beth Bacheldor

About 1,000 new IT and computer jobs were added in December, and nearly 113,000 were added in 2014, according to analysis from consulting firm Janco Associates.

2015 Insurer IT Budgets To See Slow but Steady Gains

A recent Novarica survey found that firms plan only modest increases in 2015, with policy-administration upgrades the biggest beneficiaries.

Insurers Innovate Incrementally

By Lenny Liebmann

The slow pace of innovation leaves insurers vulnerable to disruption.

IoT — The Internet of Transformation

By Mitch Wein

This emerging intelligent network of millions of interconnected objects is destined to change the nature of insurance.

Digging Out From Under

By Beth Bacheldor

Buried by data, insurers are turning to enterprise content management solutions to better manage it all.

The Game of Drones

By Arunashish Majumdar

The commercial use of drones has the potential to transform many industries—insurance among them.

Health Republic Appoints Four New Members to Board of Directors

By Beth Bacheldor

Health Republic appoints four new directors to help extend the CO-OP’s services and offerings to its members.

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