Magazine Table of Contents
In today’s digital era, the rules of customer engagement are changing. Insurers need to adapt to the dynamic environment and rethink their approaches to connecting with consumers if they were to thrive in a market poised for further disruption.
The MENA region remains an attractive prospect, with underlying insurance market growth and low penetration rates. The economic outlook for MENA countries is set to benefit from recent increases to hydrocarbon prices, say Mr Mahesh Mistry and Ms Yvette Essen of A.M. Best.
Many in the insurance and reinsurance market look to Swiss Re for cues about what is coming next – in cyber, CAT bonds and much more. Middle East Insurance Review caught up with the group’s global CEO Christian Mumenthaler and Asia CEO Jayne Plunkett to talk about what lies ahead.
Echo Re was founded just 10 years ago, but already the reinsurer has made quite a mark on its core markets, including Asia and the Middle East. Middle East Insurance Review spoke to its CEO Gilles Meyer and chief underwriting officer Piotr Nowakowski about risk and client selection.
With the rise of AI and big data, some insurers are priming for a new era of coverage, marked by greater efficiencies, reduced premium leakage and more value on both sides of the equation, says Mr Howard Gough of Cigna Corporation.