Two industry players honoured at prestigious business awards
One firm has been recognised for its innovative solution, the other for leveraging its workforce's potential
Hinada Martin, Operations Manager, QUS - Strata Insurance
Hinada Martin has been recognised as one of the most promising young stars in the Australian insurance industry by being listed in the 2017 edition of Insurance Business’ Young Guns.
Brooke Trow, Underwriting Manager, QUS - Strata Insurance
Brooke Trow has been recognised as one of the most promising young stars in the Australian insurance industry by being listed in the 2017 edition of Insurance Business’ Young Guns.
CQIB convention draws record turnout
A record number of insurance brokers from around Queensland participated in a series of high calibre programming and events during CQIB convention
All Blacks go all out for AIG Amazing Race
It is not often you get to spend the morning with one of the greatest sports teams in history but that is just what a handful of lucky insurance professionals were able to do in Sydney last week.
The All Blacks were in Australia for their game against the Wallabies, which didn’t quite go according to plan for fans of the green and gold, but AIG staff along with staff from managing general agencies Nautilus Marine, Mecon and QUS, were lucky enough to spend some time with five members of the famous team for an Amazing Race style challenge in Sydney’s Botanical Gardens.
Brokers first as specialist agency gears for growth
A provider of specialist insurance products in the property sector will now be underwritten by a major global insurer, as it seeks to expand its business through the broking channel.
Steadfast on Calliden acquisition: ‘No plans to rebrand’
Steadfast talks about its latest acquisition and Munich Re’s Aussie boss reaffirms the reinsurer’s commitment to Australia and New Zealand.
Broker network to acquire Calliden Group
A broker network has purchased an Australian insurance group and is to sell on the general insurance operations to a reinsurance company.
Insurer to link up with Steadfast; launches niche products
An insurer that slashed its product target late last year has met its revised target and is looking to boost its work with brokers, but analysts urge the insurer not to “waver” on its profit levels.
Insurer reports profit turnaround
An Aussie player has returned to profit after making a loss last year, citing improved risk selection and a growing agency business as the key drivers.