Last year saw the highest costs from natural disasters since 2012, with a pair of earthquakes in Japan in April accounting for the heaviest losses, a leading insurer said Wednesday. Losses from natural disasters worldwide totalled US$175 billion last year, some US$50 billion of which was covered by insurance, Munich Re said in an annual [...]
IronRock Insurance Company has announced new appointments to its board. Effective December 19, Mr. W. David McConnell, Mr. Christopher Berry, Mr. Gary Peart and Ms. Jan Polack have all been appointed to the board.
Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee (second right), director of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI), in discussion with (from left) Errol Gregory, economist; Orville Johnson, executive director, Insurance Association of Jamaica; and Chris Hind, general manager, JN General Insurance Company. They were considering an MGI developed virtual reality representation of New Kingston used in disaster. simulations. Jamaica needs [...]
H. JOHN PATTERSON, CLU who served as a Branch Manager of the now defunct Mutual Life and President of the Jamaica Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (JAIFA 1984-1985 passed away on January 1, 2017 after a period of illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced in the newspaper. HERBERT HALL, former Senior Vice President of [...]