Jenn Walsh, senior vice president and partner at Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. in San Francisco has been named chair of the Council of Employee Benefits Executives (CEBE) Advisory Board.
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The Council announced today the addition of two new member firms and four new Partners in Excellence sponsors.
When it comes to purchasing cyber insurance, clients are beginning to ask the right questions as they become more familiar with the risk.
Commercial property/casualty (P/C) rates remained competitive in Q1 2017, with the average rate decline across all accounts at 2.5 percent.
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers announced today the addition of six new member firms.
Commercial property/casualty (P/C) rates declined in Q4 across small, medium and large accounts for the eighth straight quarter, according to The Council of Agents & Brokers’ Commercial P/C Market Survey.
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers applauded yesterday’s defeat of Colorado ballot initiative Amendment 69. With 86 percent of precincts reporting, the amendment was headed toward sound defeat, 79.6 percent to 20.4 percent. The measure, also known as “ColoradoCare,” threatened to completely dissolve employer-provided health benefits and private workers compensation policies in the State of Colorado by creating a state-operated single-payer health regime. It would also have eroded the market for workers’ compensation policies.
Commercial property/casualty rates decreased across all size accounts once again, according to The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers’ Commercial P/C Market Survey for the third quarter of 2016. The average decrease was -3.2 percent which is a slight increase from -3.9 percent in Q2. Large accounts once again saw the largest decreases at -4.3 percent, followed by medium-sized accounts at -3.7 percent, and small accounts at -1.5 percent.
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers released today the findings of its third semi-annual Cyber Insurance Market Watch Survey. Eighty-eight (88) respondents from 66 unique firms participated in the survey and provided insights on all aspects of the cyber insurance market from take-up, to premiums and sophistication of their clients’ cybersecurity programs.
Robert L. Cohen, chairman and chief executive officer of The IMA Financial Group Inc., in Denver, Colo., was elected as 2017 Chairman of The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers, as announced this week by The Council. He succeeds Bill D. Henry, chief executive officer of MHBT/MMA Southwest Region in Dallas, Texas.