Allianz leads 16 insurers in sustainability index

Allianz leads 16 insurers in sustainability index

Allianz leads 16 insurers in sustainability index

Germany’s Allianz has topped a list of 16 P&C insurers featured in the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. It is the second consecutive year that Allianz has been named the most sustainable insurer in the index, which tracks all sectors and is published by S&P Dow Jones and RobecoSAM. Three more insurers entered the global index this year – Italy’s…

Cyberattacks hit German manufacturers for €43bn

Cyberattacks hit German manufacturers for €43bn

Cyberattacks hit German manufacturers for €43bn

Cyberattacks have struck two thirds of German manufacturers, costing them €43bn, according to findings of a survey by IT association Bitkom reported by Reuters. The survey of more than 500 executives at manufacturing firms found that small and medium-sized companies were especially vulnerable to cyberattacks. Achim Berg of Bitkom said: “With its worldwide market leaders, German industry is particularly interesting…

Liberty appoints new manager for Germany

Liberty appoints new manager for Germany

Liberty appoints new manager for Germany

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has named Ronan Gerety as general manager of insurance in Germany. Based in Cologne, Mr Gerety joins LSM from Ironshore International where he has worked as head of continental European distribution since 2016. Before joining Ironshore, Mr Gerety was a founding board member of Catlin Europe. Mr Gerety assumes the role from Wolfgang Weis, who has…

Mahnke calls for risk manager support as Ifrima seeks global programme consistency

Mahnke calls for risk manager support as Ifrima seeks global programme consistency

Mahnke calls for risk manager support as Ifrima seeks global programme consistency

The german risk management association GVNW has called on its own members and their wider community of peers to back ongoing efforts to seek more clarity and consistency on the treatment of international programmes by insurance supervisors…

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