October is National Cybersecurity Awareness month and this year marks the 16th annual collaborative effort between government and industry to increase cyber security awareness and provide resources for online safety and security. In support of this important risk mitigation effort, OneBeacon Technology is posting informative articles on the TechRisk Blog. Check out the first two articles on Smart Devices and Deepfake videos.
OneBeacon’s Ryan Sardelli will be speaking as a panelist at the Verisk Velocity conference in Jersey City, NJ tomorrow, October 18. Ryan and two other industry professionals will participate in a session titled ‘The Future of Cyber Insurance’ which will focus on the trends impacting cyber insurance today and new underwriting solutions.
If you are at the conference, be sure to check out Ryan’s
session. Good luck, Ryan!
We had the pleasure of hosting our producer partners in Seattle, WA for our final Product Fair of 2019! Underwriting teams from Entertainment, Environmental, Financial Services, Inland Marine, Management Liability, Technology, Specialty Property and Surety were on hand to discuss their products and services, while enjoying lunch and drinks at Loulay Kitchen & Bar. It was a great event, and we look forward to 2020 for these opportunities to see colleagues and make new connections. Thanks to all who joined us!
School is back in session, and OneBeacon is attending career fairs! Although it’s only the beginning of the academic year, it’s never too early to begin recruiting summer interns.
We recently participated in two Minnesota fairs at the University of St. Thomas (UST) and the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management in search of our 2020 summer Accounting and Finance and Internal Audit intern candidates. Members of OneBeacon included Greg Schaeffer, Connor Loewen and Laura Johnson from Finance, as well as Naomi Dearing from HR who attended UST, while Seng Xiong, Erik Kuch and Mike Kuhnly attended the Carlson fair.
We always look forward to meeting the students and sharing what OneBeacon is all about. We can’t wait to see who joins our team!
If you’re in San Diego next
week for Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) Annual
Marketplace, say hello to members of our Environmental and Specialty Property
teams! Widely recognized as the premier event for the wholesale, specialty and
surplus lines industry, the Annual Marketplace is attended by industry
professionals from the United States and Great Britain, and offers unparalleled
OneBeacon Financial Services has introduced an enhanced Management and Professional Liability policy designed to further address the needs of the financial services industry, and its directors, officers, employees and banks. Coverages include: directors, officers and financial institution liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, lender liability, bankers professional liability and trust errors & omissions.
Seattle partners! We appreciate your business and the relationship you have with OneBeacon. We hope you’ll join us at our Product Fair on Thursday, October 10. Stop by anytime from 11:30-2:30pm at Loulay located at 600 Union St, Seattle, WA. Join us for some lunch, drinks and networking to learn more about our products and services from nine of our underwriting teams:
You can register for the event here. We hope to see you there!
In the latest issue of News from the Vault, OneBeacon Financial Services’ Craig Collins discusses the importance of employees taking vacation in the banking industry. In this article, he highlights the risk exposures when vacation is not taken, the warning signs, and vacation policy suggestions for the employer.
Please join us in welcoming Marty Ogden and Phil Mershon to our new Business Development team led by Kevin Gallagher!
Marty, sitting in our San Francisco office, will take on the role of Business Development Director, focusing on opportunities in the Western region of the U.S. Phil, currently a member of our Entertainment business, will be stepping up to the role of Business Development Specialist. Congratulations to Marty and Phil, we look forward to your many contributions!
Charles Brindamour, Chief Executive Officer, said: “The fundamentals across all our businesses are strong. I was disappointed to see more activity than anticipated on older auto files which led us to prudently bolster reserves. At the same time our action plans in auto are working, driving an excellent underlying performance. Hard market conditions continue across the business allowing us to capture growth opportunities.”