9 11, 2022

PLUS 2022 Founders Award Winner: Paul Greve

By |2022-11-08T10:20:38-06:00November 9, 2022|@PLUS, Awards, International Conference, PLUS Awards|1 Comment

Paul Greve, JD, RPLU, Sr. Director, Markel has been awarded the winner of the 2022 PLUS Founders award at the 35th annual PLUS Conference, held November 8-11 in San Diego, CA. The Founders Award recognizes a member of PLUS who has made lasting and outstanding contributions to Society. The award is presented in honor of PLUS Founder Angelo J. Gioia. Criteria used when selecting the Founders Award recipient include membership in PLUS, participation in PLUS activities, creativity and innovation when needed to address PLUS tasks, amount of time and effort dedicated to the organization, promotion of PLUS in the industry [...]

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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