Insurance market has appointed its first female CEO

Inside Look at Lloyds of London Office insurance market

Lloyds of London has announced that Inga Beale will be taking the new top spot after Ward steps down. The giant insurance market, Lloyd’s of London has just announced the appointment of the first female chief executive in the history of the company, who will be replacing the current CEO who had announced in July that he would be stepping down from that position. The position of CEO will be taken on by Inga Beale in January 2014, according to a statement from the company. Ahead of her appointment to…

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Insurance news made by 325th birthday of Lloyd’s

Lloyd's of London insurance news 325 birthday

As a part of its celebrations of this milestone year, it has been publishing a number of online materials. The world renowned marketplace, Lloyd’s of London is making insurance news as it celebrates its 325th birthday this year and, as a part of its recognition of that milestone, it is making a large amount of different materials available online to understand its history and legacy. The company found its beginnings as a simple coffee shop owned by one man, and rapidly expanded. According to the Lloyd’s website, which is receiving…

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Insurance news from Lloyds of London includes fine for $6.7 million

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Another penalty was decided upon due to the mis-sold policies in the United Kingdom. The financial regulator in Great Britain has issued a fine to Lloyds Banking Group, making leading insurance news as the insurer failed to appropriately manage the complains connected with the policies that were sold on mortgages and loans. This fine has been decided to be £4.3 million ($6.7 million) due to the company’s failings in systems and controls. According to the Financial Services Authority (FSA), the bank failed to implement and use systems and controls that…

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Insurance news from Itochu shows expansion of Lloyd’s of London within U.K Alliance

Lloyd’s insurance claims - Home office building

New partnership between Japanese and British companies works to broaden the industry. Itochu Corp, a company that has set its sights on becoming the most profitable trading house in Japan aside from the mineral resources industry, has announced the latest insurance news of a new alliance with Antares Managing Agency Ltd. from the United Kingdom, in order to broaden the insurance industry. The alliance represents a number of important firsts within the industry in Japan. The partnership with Antares, which is based in London, with Itochu, will represent the first…

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Lloyd’s of London reports second largest loss from 2011’s insurance market swing

The insurance market of Lloyd’s of London LOL.UL has reported that it experienced its second largest losses in 2011, following the absorption of record breaking claim costs resulting from the natural catastrophes that included the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, as well as the flooding in Thailand. This statement was made on March 28, as it compared its last year’s loss of £516 million with the profit that it made in 2010, of £2.2 billion. The reported loss included the combined financial performance of the eighty insurance syndicate competitors which…

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