9 11, 2022

PLUS 2022 Emerging Leader Award Winners

By |2022-11-08T14:50:27-06:00November 9, 2022|@PLUS, Awards, Emerging Leader Award, FuturePLUS, International Conference, PLUS Awards|0 Comments

PLUS is pleased to announce the three individuals who’ve been awarded the 2022 Emerging Leader Award at the 35th annual PLUS Conference. The PLUS Emerging Leader Award is given annually to young professionals who have excelled in their profession and in the industry, and exhibit the attributes and ability to become future leaders in their organization and the professional liability insurance industry. Ayesha West - Head of Cyber Liability, Everest Insurance West is Vice President and Global Head of U.S. Cyber Liability. Ayesha is responsible for the global Cyber Insurance portfolio including all aspects of the management, profitability, and underwriting [...]

6 06, 2022

Moving Past the Pandemic: Working together with insureds and defense counsel to understand claim trends and manage plaintiffs’ tactics

By |2022-05-26T09:49:40-05:00June 6, 2022|@PLUS, Events, Guest Blog, International Conference|0 Comments

Larry Griffin, Claims Team Leader - Professions, Beazley  Social inflation hit hard in 2018 and 2019.  As we continue to sort through its effects on the insurance industry, it really drove home the need for sustainable rates, but also new strategies to manage the emerging threats in the claims environment.  While there were dips in certain types of claims activity during the pandemic (including the suspension of most US jury trials), litigation activity is now rebounding.  Plaintiffs’ lawyers are advertising heavily again.  We expect to see more trials this year and next.  There may also be a backlog of potential [...]

24 01, 2022

The Evolving Global Risk Landscape

By |2022-01-24T14:07:34-06:00January 24, 2022|@PLUS, Events, Guest Blog, International Conference, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Andy ZollerHead of International Programs, U.S. National Accounts and Middle MarketZurich North AmericaAndy Zoller is the Head of International for Zurich North America in the U.S., responsible for Zurich’s overall international value proposition and go-to-market strategy. Previously, Andy was the Area Executive in Zurich North America’s South-Central Area and Director of International Programs for Zurich's Midwest and West regions. Since joining Zurich in 2009, he established the Commercial Markets international underwriting practice in the U.S., where he led product development, created department guidelines, designed underwriting and marketing tools and implemented several strategic business plans for multiple regions. Prior to joining [...]

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