QBE North America News

Industry Appointments: Honk, QBE, Insurity, Berkley One

Honk Appoints Executive VP Honk Technologies, a platform that connects drivers with towing professionals and insurers, announced the appointment of Rochelle Thielen to the nearly created role of executive vice president for partnerships. Thielen is an automotive industry expert with …

Arbella, QBE, West Bend and Attom Announce Appointments

Arbella Appoints Senior Vice President of Claim Arbella Insurance Group announced the promotion of Joe Salerno to senior vice president of claim. Salerno reports to Chief Operating Officer Janet Corcoran. Since joining Arbella in 2014, Salerno has led the implementation …

Business News: ISCM/CAS, QBE, ISO

ISCM, CAS Institute Launch New Education and Credentialing Program for Catastrophe Risk Professionals The International Society of Catastrophe Managers (ISCM), a professional association promoting catastrophe management professionalism within the insurance industry, and The CAS Institute (iCAS), a subsidiary of the …

Recent Personal Lines Acquisitions Keep P/C Industry Busy

In the course of a week, two major property/casualty acquisitions were announced. The Hartford announced it intended to acquire Navigators and Safeco announced it would acquire the personal auto and personal property book of business from QBE North America. The …

Business News: QBE, Verisk, Acadia Insurance

QBE North America Adds Breach Plan Services to Cyber Policies QBE North America, an integrated specialist insurer, announced the inclusion of data breach planning services in all cyber policies, giving policyholders a simplified approach to the development of an actionable …

Business News: RiskBlock Alliance, QBE North America, Travelers

18 Insurers Join Collaborative Blockchain Consortium: The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance, the risk management and insurance industry’s first enterprise-level blockchain consortium in the U.S. RiskBlock today announced that 18 top risk management and insurance companies have joined …

Business News: QBE, Chubb, Verisk Analytics

QBE Inland Marine Launches New Liability Insurance for Motor Carriers in the Logistics and Transportation Industry Australia-based QBE North America, an operating division of global insurer QBE Insurance Group Limited, announced the launch of The Solution for Motor Truck Cargo …

Business News: Next Insurance, QBE, Origami Risk, Guidewire

Next Insurance and Munich Re Announce Partnership Next Insurance announced its partnership with Munich Re to launch a product targeting commercial photographers, who will be able to buy, renew and maintain policies online. According to a 2016 report by McKinsey …

Business News: Coverys, USI, Markel, QBE North America

Coverys Announces Acquisition of Med-IQ Coverys announced the acquisition of Med-IQ, a global provider of medical education and healthcare quality improvement. Baltimore-based Med-IQ provides certified educational courses for clinicians; offers a suite of educational services to hospitals, academic medical centers, …

People News: QBE, Novarica, MEMIC

QBE North America Appoints Owens to SVP of Operations, Specialty Business Group QBE North America announced that Carla Owens joined the organization as senior vice president, Operations for the Specialty Business Group. Based in New York City, Owens will report …