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20 November 2020

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Insurance Insider US Honors 2020

Welcome to the Insurance Insider US Honors, Where we celebrate the outstanding achievements of the industry, gathering the exceptional talent of the global wholesale, specialty and (re)insurance market.

 

For the first time, the Insurance Insider US Honors is coming to the United States. 

 

Enjoy an evening of entertainment, including a lavish 3-course meal, music, complimentary drinks, and networking opportunities with over 300 leaders from top insurance and reinsurance organisations.

 

With a panel of judges that have unparalleled experience in the industry, the Insurance Insider Honors seeks out and recognises those that excel in each of the carefully chosen categories.

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Shortlisted Companies Include

Acrisure •  AmWINS • Aon • Arceo AI • Ascot Group • Ascot Re •  Association of Professional Insurance Women • AXA XL • AXIS • Axis Re • Benchmark Insurance • BMS Re • Brit Global Specialty US • British Airways Cyber Attack Response • Burns & Wilcox • Cape Analytics • Chisel AI • Chubb Insurance • Clutch Analytics • CNA Insurance • Cowbell Cyber • Energetic Insurance • Everest Insurance • Executive Perils • Groundspeed Analytics • Hamilton Insurance • Hippo Insurance • HW Kaufman Group  • Hylant • ICAT •  Marsh • McKenzie Intelligence • McLarens • New Energy Risk • New Paradigm Group •  NFP Property & Casualty • ODNsure.com • PERse • ProSight Specialty Insurance •  Risk Point • RT Specialty • SCOR • Sedgwick • Sirius • Snapsheet • The American Equity Underwriters • The Bold Penguin Exchange • Thimble • Third Point Re • Tiger Risk Partners • Tremor Risk Transfer Marketplace • VAST • Victor North America

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Categories

300
Attendees

100

Companies

The Shortlist

Broking Rising Star

 
Adam Abresch Acrisure 
Samantha Billy Aon 
 Gavin Brennan BMS Re 
Lindsay Grimes Marsh 
Blake Parrish Marsh 
Kelly Reed VAST 
Julian Sylvestro Hylant 

 

 

Underwriting Rising Star

 
Laura Burns CNA Insurance 
 Erin Cullen ProSight Specialty 
Robby Horner ICAT 
Julia Kelly Sirius America Insurance Company 
Melanie Lopes Third Point Re 
Sean Ramlal Ascot Re 
 Berri Willis Burns & Wilcox

 

 

Claims Professional Rising Star

 
Milica Aksic AXA XL 
Michael Mora AXIS
Alex Meisner Snapsheet
Kasey Shaffer Chubb Insurance
 Zach Trent ProSight Specialty Insurance

 

 

Risk Carrier of the Year

 
AXA XL
Benchmark Insurance
Everest Insurance

 

 

Insurance Innovation of the Year

 
Arceo AI Cyber Risks Analytics & insurance Programme
Clutch Analytics Insurestation: Distribution Platform
Cowbell Cyber Continuous Underwriting Platform

Everest Insurance eIQ Insurance Innovation Group
Bold Penguin The Bold Penguin Exchange

 

 

InsurTech Honor of the Year

 
Cape Analytics
Chisel AI
Groundspeed Analytics
Hippo Insurance
ODNsure.com
Thimble
Tremor Risk Transfer Marketplace

 

 

New Underwriting Product of the Year

 
AXA XL Hoyos/Digital Hot Wallet
Brit Global Specialty USA - TEAM Platform
CNA CyberPrep
Energetic Insurance EneRate Credit Cover

 

 

 Broking Initiative of the Year


Marsh Cyber Catalyst 
   Executive Perils RE360
NFP Property & Casualty Services Environmental
Practice Group  
TigerRisk Partners Travelers Underlying Cat Aggregate Team  

 

 

Broking Team of the Year

 
AmWINS California (Los Angeles) Stuart Rae and Jack Reid
Marsh US Cyber Team
RT Specialty New York Property Team

 

 

MGA/MGU of the Year

 
Burns & Wilcox
Hippo Insurance
New Energy Risk
New Paradigm Group
Risk Point
Victor North America

 

 

Underwriting Team of the Year

 
Ascot Group US Ocean Marine
The American Equity Underwriters Advantage
AXA XL North American Construction
PERse (Power, Energy, Risk, Securing the Environment)
Sirius International Insurance Group
 Environmental Division

 

 

The Diversity & Inclusion Award

 
Aon
Association of Professional Insurance Women
Hamilton Insurance

 

 

The Major Loss Response Award
 
PCS British Airways Cyber Attack Response
Sedgwick California Camp Fire Response
McKenzie Intelligence Hurrian Dorian Response
McLarens Anchorage Earthquake Response

 

 

Community Initiative of the Year 

 
AXIS Global Day of Giving Rally
BMS Re US Covenant House Partnership
Sedgwick Doug Clark/Give Kids the World
HW Kaufman Group / Burns & Wilcox 50 Days of Giving
SCOR Concrete Safaris

 

Leaders of the Year

Winners announced on the night 

Financial Leader of the Year

Sponsored by Lloyds Bank

 

The tribunal will choose a successful CFO who has impressed with their skilful management of their firm’s financial affairs in the preceding 3 years to October 1 2019.

 

The team will look at in detail the strategies or projects driven by the executive that have made a significant and measurable improvement to the firm’s financial performance.

 

Examples of this might arise in the fields of capital management and efficiency, M&A activity, asset and liability management, solvency, implementation of new systems and controls, or indeed any other area that comes under the day to day responsibility of a CFO.

Distribution Leader of the Year

Sponsored by Sequel

Candidates will be an individual working at a US P&C (re)insurance company or intermediary as well as those working in the regulation and governance of the same.

 

Through their hard work and strength of their personality, the winner will have made an outstanding contribution to the development of this sector over the last year.

Risk Leader of the Year

The winner will be an individual working on the risk-bearing side of the US P&C (re)insurance market. This can include carriers and marketplaces, exchanges, risk-bearing venture capital or private equity insurance funds, as well as those working in the regulation and governance of the same.

 

Through their strong leadership, this person will have made an outstanding contribution to the industry over the last year.

The Lifetime Leadership Honor

The editorial tribunal will vote this honor to a person who they believe has distinguished themselves whilst making the highest contribution to the industry over the course of their working life.

 

Candidates will be an individual working in, regulating, lobbying for, or providing services to the US P&C markets through a career that will have spanned at least 20 years.

Timeline

Nominations Open 

 

Sept 23, 2019

Entries for the United States Honors have now closed. 

Nominations Close

 

Dec 5, 2019

Missed the deadline to enter? Make sure to register for the 2021 waitlist and we will send you a reminder. 

Shortlist Announced

 

Feb 6, 2020

Check back for more information on the shortlist and find out who our finalists are this week. 

Awards Presentation

 

20 Nov, 2020

Industry leaders will gather for an amazing night of celebration and recognition. Book your table today. 

Judges

Ant Gould, Chair. Insurance Insider 

Ant Gould is an award-winning journalist and editor who is now working as a freelance media communications consultant and writer specialising in insurance. Ant was previously director of faculties at the Chartered Insurance Institute where he led the market and membership engagement strategy across the key areas of claims, underwriting, insurance broking and life & pensions. Prior to that he was group editor in chief at Incisive Media where he spear-headed the content strategy for the insurance division brands across print, digital and events including Post Magazine, Insurance Age, The Actuary, Professional Broking, Reinsurance, Cover and Employee Rewards & Benefits. Previous roles include Editor of Post Magazine, news editor of The Engineer, deputy editor of AutoTrade and general news reporting.

Dominic Addesso

Former/Outgoing CEO

Everest Re 

Barbara Bufkin
Executive Head of Business Development 
Assurant
Charles M. Chamness

President & CEO

National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC)

Ken Crerar
President/CEO
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers 
John Huff

CEO

Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers

Dinos Iordanou

Former CEO 

Arch Capital

 

Bruce Kelly

President & CEO

EMC Insurance 

Sean Kevelighan

President & CEO
Insurance Information Institute

 

Frank Nutter

President

Reinsurance Association of America  

Shaun Tarbuck

CEO
ICMIF

Hank Watkins

Regional Director and President, Americas 

Lloyd's 

WHAT TO EXPECT

BOOK YOUR TABLE

Tables are limited

Enjoy an evening of entertainment, including a lavish 3-course meal, music, complimentary drinks, and networking opportunities with 300 leaders from top (re)insurance organisations.

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Tables of ten are $5,000 USD - email events@insuranceinsider.com to secure your table 

Sponsor the Honors

Sponsoring the Honors is not just about the awards night and networking, nor is it about your brand exposure in the lead up to the awards. It is about sponsors having the opportunity to align their company with the leading (re)insurance awards - one that brings the whole community together. You will gain excellent profiling through Insurance Insider and on our dedicated website ensuring your brand is carried to the masses. 

 

Please email events@insuranceinsider.com to find out more about sponsorship opportunities. 

 

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For sponsorship packages, contact events@insuranceinsider.com.

Venue

20 November, 2020
12:00pm - 16:00pm
Guastavinos, 409 East 59th Street, New York, 10022

 

The Insurance Insider Honor's inaugural event will be held at Guastavino’s, a designated New York City interior Landmark, with soaring granite arches and catalan vaulted tile ceiling.

 

Transport
Click here for directions to the venue.

Sponsors

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