AXA XL welcomes new general counsel

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AXA XL has announced the appointment of Pamela Rosado (pictured) as general counsel, effective February 08. Rosado will report to AXA XL CEO Scott Gunter and will be based in New York. She succeeds interim general counsel Anthony Recine, who will return to his previous position of global head of litigation for AXA Group.

“I am delighted that Pam will be joining AXA XL, where she will take her place on my leadership team and will serve as a valuable member as we look to further simplify our operations, empower our regions in our new structure and deliver our earnings

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ACORD Solutions Group publishes data exchange platform

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ACORD, working with Aon and Zurich North America, said there were common issues and themes associated with the settlement process.

“The premium accounting process is a highly inefficient transactional service provided by brokers and carriers,” said Mark Schmalzer, global service delivery leader for Aon. “Leveraging the blockchain-based backbone of ADEPT will provide brokers and carriers with an industrial-strength platform to identify and resolve inconsistent transactions very early in the process. This industry innovation will not only drive out non-value-added transactions, but also provide clients a more seamless premium payment experience.”

ADEPT offers a secure, decentralised storage and access service that

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Sedgwick’s Drive to Thrive 2021 reveals major industry trends

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Sedgwick has released its Drive to Thrive in 2021 report highlighting this year’s major insurance industry trends and issues that employers, brokers, carriers, risk management, and human resources professionals should focus on to remain steady amid the unstable environment.

Sedgwick’s experts said the following topics and trends would significantly impact the industry in 2021:

  • Resilience & readiness: supporting physical, emotional, and financial wellness; overcoming COVID-19 fear factor and fatigue; planning for business continuity; and protecting your business and brand.
  • People & productivity: adapting to the new remote reality, closing the talent gap, combating COVID-related workforce challenges, and
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FM Global welcomes another major name to board

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Despite having a board already packed with top names from the manufacturing, services and distribution industries, FM Global has managed to find another seat at the table for a well-known name.

Colin Day, the chairman of one of Britain’s largest food manufacturers Premier Foods plc, has returned to the board having previously been part of its line-up when he was chief executive of Essentra plc. Day became Premier Foods’ chairman back in August, 2019, and has held a host of senior financial and operational positions throughout his career.

“Colin Day’s vast background in international operations, corporate strategy and finance will

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