Marsh Appoints Fahrig as CEO of Continental Europe Region

Marsh announced the appointment of Siegmund Fahrig as CEO of its Continental Europe region, effective immediately. Fahrig succeeds Flavio Piccolomini, who was recently appointed CEO of Marsh’s International Division. Prior to his appointment, Fahrig served as CEO of Marsh’s operations in Germany, Central & Eastern Europe and CIS. Based in Dusseldorf, Fahrig will be responsible […]

Markel International Launches Fintech Insurance for Asian Market

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has unveiled a fintech policy offering comprehensive protection for businesses in the financial technology sector in Asia, having successfully launched it in the UK early last year. Simon Moi, senior underwriter and head of professional and financial risks at Markel International Singapore, will lead his team in Asia and be […]

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Stirs Comparison to BP Disaster

An oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last week may be the largest in the U.S. since the 2010 blowout at BP Plc’s Macondo well that sank the Deepwater Horizon rig. The Delta House floating production facility about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Venice, Louisiana, released 7,950 to 9,350 barrels of oil from […]

Saltzman Opens Third Brightway Agency in Tampa Area

Rich Saltzman, owner of Brightway, The Saltzman Agency in Tampa, Fla., is now a multi-unit owner with Brightway Insurance with the purchase of a Brightway store located in Largo, Fla. The new agency is located at t 1601 East Bay Drive, Suite 3, in Largo, and has been rebranded to Brightway, The Saltzman Agencies. Saltzman […]

Florida Workers’ Comp Rate Hearing Scheduled for Oct. 18

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) will conduct a public hearing to discuss the National Council on Compensation Insurance’s (NCCI) proposed overall statewide average workers’ compensation premium decrease of 9.6 percent on Oct. 18 at 1:00 pm EST. The public hearing will be held at 412 Knott Building, 404 South Monroe Street, Florida Capitol […]