Business News: Philadelphia Insurance Companies, QBE, OneWorld Instech

July 19, 2018

Philadelphia Insurance Companies Offers Option for Pool Contractors Market

Philadelphia Insurance Companies’ (PHLY) new Pool and Spa Contractors Program is designed to handle the unique insurance risks of pool and spa contractors so they can focus on paving the way to recreation and relaxation for their clients.

PHLY offers a comprehensive package product meeting many of the coverage needs for pool and spa contractors with a single carrier approach. Coverages offered include Property, Equipment Breakdown, Inland Marine, Crime, General Liability, Automobile, Pollution, Professional Liability and more.

The Pool and Spa Contractors Program also provides access to risk management services specifically designed for pool and spa contractors. For more information on the PHLY Pool and Spa Contractors product, please visit or contact a PHLY Marketing Representative at 1-800-873-4552.

QBE North America Introduces Errors and Omissions Coverage for Architects, Engineers and Design Firms

QBE North America, an integrated specialist insurer and an operating division of QBE Insurance Group Limited, announced a partnership with AmWINS Program Underwriters (APU) to offer Errors and Omissions coverage for architects, engineers and design (A&E) businesses. The initiative to expand its specialized portfolio demonstrates QBE North America’s distinctive ability to quickly respond to the evolving customer and market trends.

APU’s A&E program will be distributed through both wholesale brokers and retail agents. This new program has several key coverage features including pre-claims assistance, crisis management, technology and no copyright/ trademark exclusion.

APU is a managing general agency (MGA) with more than thirty years of experience delivering comprehensive insurance products and exceptional service. It is part of the Underwriting division of AmWINS Group, Inc., a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services.

Insurance Veterans Join Create OneWorld Instech

OneWorld Instech offers microservices-based solutions that will support innovative technologies such as blockchain and IoT for new capabilities and new insurer value

Stephen Francis, long-time insurance industry executive and former CEO and president of Dovetail Insurance Services, announced the establishment of new P&C insurance solutions provider, OneWorld Instech.

Francis will lead the company as CEO, with co-founders Wendy Aarons-Corman as president Americas, Julian James as president EMEA, and Ethan Whitaker as chief innovation officer.

Recognizing an industry need for a simpler way to innovate, implement and leverage advanced technologies like blockchain and IoT, the co-founding team formed OneWorld Instech to offer a core platform built as microservices, supporting core insurance processes and additional capabilities designed to address industry needs.

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