The hot topic at this year’s conference, how does the reinsurance industry remain relevant.
“Actually in one sense, reinsurers are more relevant than they have ever been,” said
“Knowledge is a very important part of what the industry has to do to remain relevant, whether it be basic technical knowledge or training and information (that allows) people coming into the industry to continue to develop and succeed,” explained
Other people that appeared in this episode:
Robert DeRose, vice president, A.M. Best;
John Cavanagh; chief executive officer, Willis Re;
Franz Hahn; chief executive officer, Peak Reinsurance Company Limited;
Anthony Kuczinski; president and chief executive officer, Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.; and
Hugo Crawley, partner, TigerRisk Partners LLC.
A.M.BestTV will be covering the entire 2016 Rendez-Vous. Visit http://www.ambest.tv/rvs16 for full coverage and exclusive interviews with key reinsurance executives.
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- Global Reinsurers Focus on Innovation to Maintain Relevance:
A.M. BestVice President Robert DeRoseand Assistant Vice President Greg Reisneraddress the state of the global reinsurance market: http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=globalre916.
- Aon's Gray: Captive Sponsors Find Ways to
Lower Costof Risk: Nancy Gray, regional managing director, Americas, Aon Global InsuranceManagers, said captive owners are resetting limits and deductibles while taking on new coverages, all with a goal of decreasing overall cost of risk: http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=gray816nc.
- London Market Insurers Could Face Rocky Road Ahead:
Catherine Thomas, senior director of analytics, A.M. Best, said London-based insurers with a global focus face a host of developing challenges, including the likelihood that catastrophe activity will return to normal levels, there will be increased competition in local markets as well as from new risk facilities set up by global brokers: http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=londonmarket916.
- Good Risk Management Starts With Quality Data:
David Wright, managing director, Beach Re, a reinsurance intermediary, said focusing on acquiring and using reliable data is more important than focusing on the next emerging risks: http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=wright516.
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