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Feb 2019

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Champions of change

COVER STORY - Women in Insurance

As equality and inclusivity grow in importance on the corporate agenda, the insurance industry is slowly transforming into a more diverse professional environment with a better representation of women across the board. With a growing number of capable women already leading the charge, the sector looks fit for the future.
 

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Breaking the deadlock

COUNTRY PROFILE - Tunisia

Undeterred by the challenging economic conditions, the Tunisian insurance sector continued to grow in the past year, underpinned by vigorous life business and encouraging regulatory reforms.

Holding the fort in the face of change

FEATURE - CEOs

Faced with significant disruptions and shifting market conditions, CEOs are under intense pressure to drive growth and deliver results. To overcome these challenges and maintain relevance, the execution of effective strategy has never been more...

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All Stories

  • Magazine article aboutEditor-s-Message

    Editor's Message

    MENA is again different with higher growth expectations even as the rest of the world is bracing for lower growth than last year. What is the X factor that gives impetus to the region at a time where globalisation is taking a back seat? Is it the...

Cover Story

Women in Insurance

  • Magazine article aboutChampions-of-change

    Champions of change

    As equality and inclusivity grow in importance on the corporate agenda, the insurance industry is slowly transforming into a more diverse professional environment with a better representation of women across the board. With a growing number of...

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Country Profile

Tunisia

  • Magazine article aboutBreaking-the-deadlock

    Breaking the deadlock

    Undeterred by the challenging economic conditions, the Tunisian insurance sector continued to grow in the past year, underpinned by vigorous life business and encouraging regulatory reforms.

Insights

Fraud

  • Magazine article aboutTinker-tailor-doctor-fraudster

    Tinker, tailor, doctor, fraudster

    Healthcare insurance fraud is a reality that the industry has to grapple with. Insurers need to embrace technology to defend themselves against waste, abuse and fraud, says Mr Kiril Milev of Netcetera Middle East.

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News

MENA

People on the move

Diary

Takaful Feature

  • Magazine article aboutBetter-regulations-to-boost-trade-credit-takaful

    Better regulations to boost trade credit takaful

    The trade credit takaful market has great potential for growth with the backing of stronger national regulatory frameworks, says Mr Oussama A Kaissi of Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC).

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Feature

CEOs

  • Magazine article aboutHolding-the-fort-in-the-face-of-change

    Holding the fort in the face of change

    Faced with significant disruptions and shifting market conditions, CEOs are under intense pressure to drive growth and deliver results. To overcome these challenges and maintain relevance, the execution of effective strategy has never been more...

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Corporate governance

  • Governance and culture: Implementation challenges

    Companies seeking to attract investment in the region are now increasingly focused on corporate governance and culture, but some are struggling when it comes to implementation, says Ms Maryam Zaman of KPMG Lower Gulf.

  • Tighter control as businesses mature

    Globalisation and technology have changed the pace of evolution and growth in the region’s insurance sector and with it the need for better corporate governance, says Mr Reza Nader-Sepahi of Nexus Group.

Interview

  • Magazine article aboutLocal-leadership-drives-global-strategy

    Local leadership drives global strategy

    Hyperion Insurance Group, which owns Howden, one of the fastest growing businesses within the group, has always placed its employees at the core of its operations. Group chairman Dominic Collins tells Middle East Insurance Review why investing in...

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  • Buffett's rules guide Dubai operations

    Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance senior executive officer Alessandro Cerase talks about the company’s modus operandi and its prospects after a year of being in the DIFC.

  • Building on a solid foundation

    AXA Gulf CEO Cédric Charpentier tells Middle East Insurance Review how the company aims to retain its robust standing in the insurance market across the region as competition heats up.

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