Broker network appoints CEO of new underwriting business
One of the largest broker networks in Australia has appointed a new CEO of a recently acquired underwriting business.
M&A market shows no signs of slowing down
A global leader in financial services believes the merger and acquisition market in the insurance industry shows no sign of stopping over the coming year.
Karen Hardy, Director, Acme Insurance Brokers
It’s been the worst of times and the worst of times for QBE. The news that it was undergoing a major restruc-ture and that Australian jobs would be lost was never go-ing to be well-received, but even we were surprised by the anger displayed by some commentators.
New Willis recruit Samantha Forkas is already impressing industry colleagues at the young age of 23.
A regular on the Insurance Business Elite Brokers list, Avi Tatarka of Scott Winton Insurance Brokers plays a central role within the brokerage as sales and marketing manager and on the board of management team, in addition to managing accounts worth over $2.7m in total premium.
Born into an insurance family rather than falling into the industry, distribution manager for QBE’s Australian intermediaries business Luke Wiblin has grown up with a passion for insurance.
Broker network raises take-over funding
One of the largest broker networks in Australia has announced that it has successfully completed a round of funding for its largest take-over to date.
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