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ABIR@30 Lunch Forum Speakers Announced

ABIR@30 Lunch Forum Speakers Announced

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] will celebrate three decades of leadership and partnership at the ABIR@30 Lunch Forum on Tuesday, September 26. A spokesperson said, “ABIR announces a special leadership panel will present including Lloyd’s of London Fiona Luck; ABIR Chair & Hamilton CEO Pina Albo; Axis Capital Albert... Read more of this article

ABIR Releases 2022 Global Underwriting Results

ABIR Releases 2022 Global Underwriting Results

Member companies of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] recorded a strong 13% year-over-year increase in premium written in 2022. A spokesperson said, “ABIR’s global underwriting report, released today, comprises data from 24 of 30 member re/insurers for the calendar year 2022. The group generated gross written premium... Read more of this article

ABIR Executives Meet With European Official

ABIR Executives Meet With European Official

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] Executives, CEO John M. Huff and Director of Policy and Regulation Suzanne Williams-Charles, along with ABIR’s European advisors, recently met with European Commissioner Director Martin Merlin in his Brussels’ offices at the European Commission. A spokesperson said, “The meeting was held... Read more of this article

ABIR Lunch Forum To Celebrate 30th Anniversary

ABIR Lunch Forum To Celebrate 30th Anniversary

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] will celebrate three decades of leadership and partnership at the ABIR@30 Lunch Forum on Tuesday, September 26. A spokesperson said, “The 30th anniversary event will welcome Bermuda dignitaries, international industry leaders and special guests, and anyone is welcome to register. Guest... Read more of this article

ABIR Members Host More Than 100 Paid Interns

ABIR Members Host More Than 100 Paid Interns

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] member companies are hosting 103 paid interns this summer, creating a record number of work experience opportunities for Bermudian students. A spokesperson said, “ABIR is also providing the interns with a series of networking, professional development and industry learning opportunities... Read more of this article

ABIR Welcomes Sakile Zuill And Cree Dunn

ABIR Welcomes Sakile Zuill And Cree Dunn

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] has welcomed Sakile Zuill and Cree Dunn as summer interns. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] has doubled up its summer internship program, welcoming two interns for the first time, with Sakile Zuill and Cree Dunn assisting ABIR’s Policy and... Read more of this article

Williams-Charles To Speak On Panel In Paris

Williams-Charles To Speak On Panel In Paris

Suzanne Williams-Charles, the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers’ [ABIR] Director of Policy and Regulation, will be a featured panellist at the 13th Insurance Europe International Conference in Paris this June. A spokesperson said, “Representing Bermuda’s leading insurers and reinsurers, Ms Williams-Charles will speak about ABIR members’... Read more of this article

ABIR CEO John Huff To Speak On GIS Panel

ABIR CEO John Huff To Speak On GIS Panel

Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers CEO John Huff will speak at the Global Insurance Symposium panel. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] will represent the Bermuda’s leading international re/insurers at the Global Insurance Symposium [GIS] in Des Moines, Iowa on April 18-20. “John... Read more of this article

ABIR Announces Leadership Appointments

ABIR Announces Leadership Appointments

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced “changes in the leadership of its most influential committee and an expansion of its working groups’ focus areas, drawing on the professional talent of member companies.” A spokesperson said, “Jim Paugh, of Arch Re, has been appointed Co-Chair of the ABIR Policy... Read more of this article

ABIR Welcomes Premia Holdings As New Member

ABIR Welcomes Premia Holdings As New Member

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] has welcomed Premia Holdings Ltd. as a new member, and  Bill O’Farrell, Chief Executive Officer of Premia, has been appointed to the ABIR Board. A spokesperson said, “ABIR, which this year marks 30 years of representing the public policy interests of Bermuda’s leading international re/insurers,... Read more of this article

ABIR Sponsors Two Students For Risk Summit

ABIR Sponsors Two Students For Risk Summit

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] sponsored two Bermuda College students to attend the upcoming Bermuda Risk Summit. A spokesperson said, “Nicholas Kessell and Felicia de Sa aim to pursue careers in the re/insurance industry and will have the chance to learn from expert panels and network with industry professionals at... Read more of this article

AXIS & ABIR Pay Tribute To Michael Butt

AXIS & ABIR Pay Tribute To Michael Butt

[Updated] The Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers [ABIR] paid tribute to the late Michael Butt saying he was an “industry legend” and a “passionate voice for the Bermuda market.” ABIR Chair and CEO of Hamilton Insurance Group Pina Albo said, “Michael was an industry legend. His leadership over decades was significantly... Read more of this article

ABIR To Offer Foundational Insurance Course

ABIR To Offer Foundational Insurance Course

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] has announced that the popular foundational insurance course offered in partnership with Bermuda College and New York’s St. John’s University, will be offered for a third year with the opening session starting, Monday, January 16, 2023. John Huff, President and Chief Executive Officer of... Read more of this article

ABIR Elects Pina Albo As New Chairperson

ABIR Elects Pina Albo As New Chairperson

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] announced that Pina Albo is their new Chairperson, becoming the first woman to serve as ABIR Chair in its 30-year history. A spokesperson said, “The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] today announces that Pina Albo is its new Chair, following the organization’s biennial... Read more of this article

ABIR To Pay Billions For Hurricane Recovery

ABIR To Pay Billions For Hurricane Recovery

Member companies of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers [ABIR] “will shoulder a significant portion of the billions of dollars in insurance claims arising from Hurricane Ian, extending a long track record of support for Americans in times of crisis.” A spokesperson said, “Projections by catastrophe modelers and analysts... Read more of this article

ABIR CEO To Chair AML/CTF Working Group

ABIR CEO To Chair AML/CTF Working Group

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers’ [ABIR] CEO, John M. Huff, has been elected to chair the Global Federation of Insurance Associations [GFIA] Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Working Group. A spokesperson said, “The GFIA’s 40 member associations represent insurers that account for nearly 90% of global insurance... Read more of this article