Insurance council appoints president, deputy president
A leading insurance body has announced the appointment of a new president and deputy president.
Five Minutes With...John Phillips, Suncorp Commercial Insurance
John Phillips, Chief Underwriting ＆ Portfolio Manager – Commercial at Suncorp Commercial Insurance, talks about the role of technology in the industry, Kurt Cobain and President Obama.
Insurer improves compliance systems after customer breaches
An insurance company has made a series of improvements to its compliance systems in its life and general insurance businesses following a large number of “significant breaches”.
Major CEO joins cautious chorus on QLD
The CEO of a major Australian insurer has voiced his concerns over the Federal Government's proposed changes in North Queensland.
Insurance company CEO: ‘Still gas in the tank’
An insurance company says it is more than capable of achieving future financial targets which, he says, are significantly above analyst forecasts.
Flood mitigation reaps five times return on investment
Two flood mitigation projects will bring economic benefits at least five times more than their cost, according to an analysis.
Insurer unveils new look underwriting arm
The CEO of an insurance company, that acquired a major underwriting business earlier this year, gives his first detailed interview about what brokers can expect from the combined business.
Insurer warns policyholders to prepare for bushfire season
An insurer is warning people across Victoria to prepare for what is expected to be an active bushfire season.
Construction underwriters turn to weather to determine premiums
Using weather patterns to determine risk and set premiums is essential for one broker-facing insurer.
Insurer makes managerial promotion from internal talent pool
A long-standing employee at an insurance company has been promoted to professional and financial risks national manager after the former boss took up a new role in the company.