20 November 2020 – Weekend Read


Autumn comes to the golf course

"You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it."  ~ Oprah Winfrey

1.   U.S.-China relations could have fresh start under Biden, insurance veteran Greenberg says < Reuters article

  • Reuters Events Future of Insurance USA conference > Reuters Video (20:18)

2.   The pandemic is as bad as it's ever been

3.   The 6 Elements of Good Judgment for Better Decisions – How can we get better at making decisions, whether in the heat of crisis or day-to-day business strategy? Sir Andrew Likierman, professor of management practice at London Business School and a speaker at the 2020 virtual Aon Insights Series, shares his take on the role of good judgment in decision-making—and how leaders can strengthen theirs

4.   Hamish Roberts Appointed Global Renewable Energy Leader, Marsh JLT Specialty

5.   What is the difference between Terrorism and Sabotage insurance and an Active Assailant policy? – learn the differences in coverage for these two policies

6.   Lloyd's of London sees global pandemic insurance losses above previous estimate

7.   Sompo International Commercial P&C Announces New Global Brand Campaign – Promise. Trust. Protect. At the center of everything we do” 

8.   Miller Insurance, London – Greg Collins introduces Miller’s new corporate investors – video (3:37)

9.   Triple-I—Top Insurance Markets to See 4.5% GDP Decrease In 2020

10.  Why We Need a Pandemic Risk Solution Now:  John Q. Doyle, President & Chief Executive Officer Marsh

11.  Zurich confirms it is in discussions regarding MetLife’s U.S. P&C business – Zurich subsidiary, Farmers Group, Inc., is proposing to acquire the business

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Posted by Alex Hodges
Alex has 40+ years of experience in the industry with a specific interest in the international P&C business. Alex began his career with Rollins Burdick Hunter Co in Chicago; moved to New York with the firm; then back to Chicago HQ after the acquisition of RBH by Aon. As part of Aon’s global acquisition team, he moved to The Netherlands to help with the integration of Hudig-Langeveldt and Frank B. Hall in Europe, Scandinavia, United Kingdom and the Middle East. Alex has expertise managing large multinational insurance programs. His last position with Aon was managing the Aon-owned Strategic Underwriters International MGA for Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion, Workplace Violence and Political Risk. Alex is the founder of Insurance Services Network Corporation and Editor-in-Chief of the IRL – Insurance Research Letter.


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