Dennis M. Baez Joins Berkley Construction Professional as Senior Vice President of Underwriting

Dennis M. Baez Joins Berkley Construction Professional as Senior Vice President of Underwriting

Morristown, N.J. (August 31, 2021) – Dennis M. Baez joins Berkley Construction Professional, a division of Berkley Alliance Managers, a Berkley Company, as a senior vice president of underwriting. He is responsible for underwriting primary and excess business within the retail and wholesale insurance communities, fostering strong broker relationships and achieving profitable growth for Berkley Construction Professional’s contractors’ and owners’ professional liability portfolio. “Dennis’ extensive experience at several global leaders in insurance broking will help us better understand the professional liability needs of our customers and enable us to develop…

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Wawanesa reports a spike in fake insurance job postings

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As insurers work hard to hire new talent, they are struggling with fraudsters in their way. Wawanesa has issued a news release cautioning people looking for insurance job postings that while insurers are typically hiring right now, there are many fraudsters out there looking to scam job hunters. Insurers have been a particular subject for scams having to do with employment opportunities. The scam insurance job postings mentioned in the Wawanesa report are described as attempting to trick job seekers into applying for what they think is a position with…

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Why Is Pet Insurance So Important?

Why Is Pet Insurance So Important?

There are many forms insurance that an average person will have, including home, car, and medical insurance. Yet when it comes to pet insurance, this is something that can be forgotten at times. However, there are many reasons why having pet insurance is incredibly important, and after reading this blog, hopefully, you’ll understand why pet insurance is absolutely necessary when you have any kind of pet. Read on to find out more.   Pet Insurance Saves You Money If your pet is injured or becomes sick, you will need to take…

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Insurance Agency Management Software: Criteria, Benefits, and Types

Insurance Agency Management Software: Criteria, Benefits, and Types

Insurance companies deal with a vast amount of data that needs to be managed. However, even with a well-managed workflow, it can be challenging to predict issues that’ll emerge. This is where insurance management software is good for. Keep up with this post to know how to choose the right software solution for insurance companies and what advantages these systems bring. The Key Criteria of Insurance Agency Management Software Insurance management systems include both CRM software and ERP software features. These tools boost effective business management. Their primary goal is…

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Progressive plans to create more up to 6,400 insurance jobs

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The insurer plans to hire thousands of new employees before the year comes to a close. Progressive has announced new insurance jobs with its intention to hire as many as 6,400 new employees during the second half of 2021 in order to support the insurer’s growth and plans to continue doing so. During 2020, Progressive’s total revenues broke the $42 billion mark as it gained market share. The market share held by Progressive continued rising throughout last year as it built up its customer base. Now, it plans to add…

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CEO Tom Wilson wants more Allstate independent agents but not “human modems”

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The insurer’s chief exec seeks to purchase more independent agencies to build on newly acquired business. According to Chief Executive Office Tom Wilson, the insurance company is seeking more Allstate independent agents, according to a recent Reuters report. The plan is to build on the business the insurer acquired when it took on National General. That said, the Allstate independent agents the insurance company is seeking are those who will be able to hold in depth discussions with customers. The plan isn’t simply to hire people for data entry to…

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Insurance agents’ group files lawsuit against Allstate

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The suit filed by the NAPAA alleges that the insurer was in breach of contract. The National Association of Professional Allstate Agents (NAPAA) representing the insurer’s insurance agents, alleges that the company was in breach of contract. The NAPAA filed the lawsuit in the US District Court, Northern District of Illinois on May 18, 2021. With the lawsuit, the insurance agents seek injunctive relief, declaratory relief, and monetary damages. This civil action is based on eleven counts of breach of contract. The NAPAA and a number of former agents who…

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