Our Specialty Property team recently all met in Las Vegas, NV for their annual underwriting meeting to discuss 2019 accomplishments, and 2020 planning. The meeting included presentations from regional underwriting teams and key business partners, while also engaging in discussions around industry trends. Following the meetings, the group enjoyed dinner out on the town, and hit the links at Topgolf!
It’s February and that means #InsuranceCareersMonth has officially begun! This initiative aims to inspire young professionals to choose a career in insurance. All month long, we’ll be sharing our experiences working in the insurance industry, and how it’s a rewarding career filled with opportunity. We’ll be posting Insurance Careers content to our social media, so be sure to follow our OneBeacon Twitter accounts: @OneBeaconIns and @OneBeaconJobs (careers page).
To learn more about this movement, visit their website and find out how you can get involved!
If you’re attending the Baltimore Boat Show this week from January 23-26 at the Baltimore Convention Center, be sure to say hello to members of our National Marine Underwriters team exhibiting at the event! The annual convention is the largest indoor boat show in the Maryland, D.C. and Chesapeake Bay regions and showcases the latest gear, products, technology, insurance coverage and more. We hope to see you there! #BaltBoatShow
Did you know that water damage is one of the most common losses in the industry? With areas of the country now experiencing cold snaps, damage from a frozen pipe is possible. In the latest issue of News from the Vault, OneBeacon Financial Services’ Craig Collins discusses the many ways to prevent water damage and the existing technology you can utilize to stay alert if there’s a leak.
Join us on Tuesday, January 14th at 11am ET for a webinar with OneBeacon Management Liability President Nelson Kefauver on Law Firms coverage. We’ll help you stand out to your clients in the D&O/EPL marketplace by providing updates on available coverage enhancements. We hope to see you there!
It’s been a busy 2019 for our Specialty Health team! Christy Vago, Julie Bobak and team traveled around the country attending industry conferences, conventions and participated in speaking engagements. They collaborated these efforts with key business partners and industry professionals, such as Health Rosetta, to participate in discussions around healthcare trends. The team also got together with one another regularly throughout the year to reflect on their accomplishments thus far. As we close the door on 2019, the team is looking forward to a successful 2020. Follow us on LinkedIn to keep up with the Specialty Health team’s efforts and events.
Here are just some of the highlights from 2019:
Health Rosetta’s Wake-Up Call Roadshow: Ending the Collateral Damage in Phoenix
HINT Summit, a Direct Primary Care conference in San Francisco
OneBeacon Healthcare Summit, a collaborative meeting including OneBeacon businesses that are affected by healthcare risks (Plymouth, MN)
From all of us at OneBeacon, we’re wishing you a safe and happy holiday! This time of year is all about giving back and spreading joy. In honor of that, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust is donating $50,000 to nonprofits important to our employees and their communities this holiday.
OneBeacon Financial Services recently held their annual all-team meeting down in Nashville, Tennessee to look at the year ahead, and reflect on their 2019 accomplishments. The two-day meeting included presentations from the specialty and P&C underwriting teams, in addition to hearing from key business partners. It was also a great forum for open discussion around industry trends and new business ideas.
Not only did they say goodbye 2019, but they bid farewell to a long-time colleague and friend, Keith Fruechte. To celebrate his retirement, the team made their way to downtown Nashville for dinner, and caught a show at the historic Grand Ole Opry, where country artists such as Rascal Flatts performed. It’s not a goodbye, but a see you later and best of luck to Keith!
TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2019 /CNW/ – Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) announced that it has today completed the acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of The Guarantee Company of North America (“The Guarantee”) and Frank Cowan Company Limited (“Frank Cowan”), having received all required regulatory approvals.
“Closing this transaction represents meaningful progress on our strategic objectives,” said Charles Brindamour, Chief Executive Officer, Intact Financial Corporation. “After months of working together on integration planning, we can now welcome The Guarantee and Frank Cowan employees into the Intact family. We look forward to continue to work together to advance our goals of bolstering our leadership position in Canada while building a leading North American specialty insurer.”