Against a backdrop of modestly improved conditions from an overall perspective, Hannover Re increased its premium volume in traditional property and casualty reinsurance by 15.4% on a currency-adjusted basis to EUR 6.4 billion (EUR 5.6 billion) in the 1 January 2019 treaty renewals.
Burkhard KEESE has been confirmed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lloyd's following the unanimous approval of his appointment as successor to John PARRY by the Council of Lloyd's.
LLOYD's announced in a statement the appointment of David DUCLOS as Non-Executive Chairman of LLOYD's Global Network, where "he will play a key advisory role in the development of Lloyd's international network. David will take up the position at Lloyd's immediately".
ZURICH Insurance Group announced that the Board of Directors will propose to elect Michael HALBHERR and Barry STOWE to the Group's Board of Directors. The election will take place at the Annual General Meeting on April 3, 2019.
MUNICH Re informed its Q profits fell by 56% y-o-y to EUR 238 million, impacted by the California wildfires in November and volatile financial markets towards the end of year. The group's FY 2018 net profit of EUR 2.2 billion is in line with its target of EUR 2.1 - 2.5 billion.
Italian insurer GENERALI informed that its assistance provider in insurance field - EUROP ASSISTANCE -has acquired from Arthur GALLAGHER a 100% stake of TRIP MATE, a managing general agent leader in the tour operator travel insurance market in the United States.
Adam ROMAN, board member of Ergo Hestia (Poland), will hold the position of Head of Global P&C of the ERGO group, effective 1 March. His tasks will include supervision over property insurance of the group in the areas of underwriting, actuarial and pricing, as well as reinsurance.
SCOR grew P&C reinsurance premiums by 9.7% at constant exchange rates at the January 2019 renewals, to EUR 3.2 billion. The outcome of these renewals is in line with the September update of the group's strategic plan growth assumption for SCOR Global P&C, at 5%-8% p.a.
Bulgarian EUROHOLD -owner of EUROINS Insurance Group (EIG) - announced in its preliminary financial report for 2018 - a positive financial result in amount of BGN 1.7 million (EUR 871,800) versus a loss of BGN 17.3 million (EUR 8.84 million) for the comparable period last year.
The global re/insurance broker AON informed that Tom FITZGERALD is leaving the company after 27 years of service.
Marsh & McLennan Companies - MMC - announced its Q4 2018 aggregate revenue was USD 3.71 billion (vs. USD 3.68 billion), while the same indicator for FY 2018 was USD 14.95 billion (vs. USD 14.02 billion).
Re/insurance broker AON announced its Q4 revenue decreased USD 139 million to USD 2.77 billion mainly "related to adoption of the new revenue recognition standard", as the company mentioned in a statement.