insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2018 Ex-QBE chiefs launch agency http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/ex-qbe-chiefs-launch-agency http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/ex-qbe-chiefs-launch-agency Former QBE senior executives Colin Fagen and Blair Nicholls have teamed up to launch a new underwriting agency they say will bring brokers back into the personal lines market…

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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:47:00 +1100
Aon names a new CEO for Australia http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/aon-names-a-new-ceo-for-australia http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/aon-names-a-new-ceo-for-australia Aon Risk Solutions Australia announced this afternoon that its next CEO will be James Baum, who is currently its Commercial MD and Aon Broking Pacific Chairman…

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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:21:00 +1100
QBE revamps intermediary team http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-revamps-intermediary-team http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-revamps-intermediary-team QBE has appointed two GMs to its intermediary distribution leadership team, and created two new portfolios…

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Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:08:00 +1100
QBE expects $US1.2 billion loss for 2017 http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-expects-us1-2-billion-loss-for-2017 http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-expects-us1-2-billion-loss-for-2017 QBE expects an after-tax loss of $US1.2 billion ($1.5 billion) for 2017 after writedowns on its North American business and the impact of fourth-quarter catastrophes, and new CEO Pat Regan has flagged an overhaul…

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:15:00 +1100
ASIC crackdown costs insurers more than $120 million http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/asic-crackdown-costs-insurers-more-than-120-million http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/asic-crackdown-costs-insurers-more-than-120-million Two more insurers have been ordered by ASIC to repay customers money for deficient add-on cover sold through car dealers, bringing the total so far to more than $120 million…

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:13:00 +1100
QBE recruits icare chief http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-recruits-icare-chief http://www.insurancenews.com.au/breaking-news/qbe-recruits-icare-chief QBE has recruited Insurance & Care NSW (icare) MD and CEO Vivek Bhatia as its CEO Australian and New Zealand Operations…

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:59:00 +1100