Intact’s Mike Miller to speak at Reuters Events: The Future of Insurance USA 2020

Reuters Events is hosting a virtual conference from November 16-18 on “The Future of Insurance USA” for an executive view of the internal and external trends shaping the industry.

Mike Miller, President of U.S. and Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, will be a panelist on Wednesday, November 18, for a session titled “The Future of Specialty Insurance: Where Tradition and Disruption Collide”. Mike will be joined by Reid Holzworth CEO of IVANS and the session is being moderated by Bryan Falchuk, Managing Partner Insurance Evolution Partners

The conference gathers more than 3,000 senior executives from every part of the industry and every line of insurance to discuss 2020 challenges and the future of the industry.

For more information, visit the Future of Insurance website.

Remote Work: Protecting Against Employee Crime. Intact’s Brian Lester Featured in Insurance Journal

The business landscape has changed drastically over the past several months as the world has struggled to combat and adapt to a global health crisis. Many organizations successfully pivoted their workforce to remote work, some even reporting increased productivity as a result. While there may be some positive outcomes of this forced remote environment, unintended consequences and risks may also emerge.

Read more in this recent Insurance Journal article, authored by Intact Management Liability’s Brian Lester.

Intact Insurance to Provide Cyberrisk Solutions Through Resilience Insurance

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, the brand for Intact Financial Corporation’s (TSX: IFC) U.S. insurance company subsidiaries, announced today its new cyber insurance solutions delivered in partnership with program manager Resilience Insurance. By innovatively blending Resilience’s cyber analytics technology with Intact’s risk transfer capabilities, the companies are enhancing the breadth of risk mitigation available to the cyber insurance market. 

“We are very pleased to be partnering with the Resilience team, whose track record and deep expertise in the cyberrisk space parallels our hallmark specialized approach to the marketplace,” said Mike Miller, President of U.S. and Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions. “Our new partnership with Resilience comes at an exciting time for us all, and positions us well for future growth and opportunity.”

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James Reiss Appointed President of International Bond & Marine Brokerage

James Reiss has been appointed President of International Bond & Marine Brokerage, Ltd. (“IB&M”), a market-leading brokerage providing risk management solutions to the international trade industry, which was recently acquired by Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions, a brand of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC). Reiss will now report to Peter Weightman, Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Specialty Solutions, North America.

Said Weightman, “We’re thrilled to have welcomed IB&M into the Intact family in September and we’re very pleased to see James assume the leadership of IB&M’s operations. With his solid financial background and leadership skills, he is well suited to continue to build upon IB&M’s market-leading expertise and reputation. I look forward to working closely with him moving forward.”

Read the full news release >>

See you at PLUS!

We’re excited to be sponsoring and participating in this year’s virtual PLUS conference beginning on Monday, 11/9. The theme this year is Navigating the New Normal, with the three main content focal areas being- Insuring Innovation, The Impact of Business, and Changes to the Workplace and Society. Members of our Management Liability team will be in attendance, and our very own Jennifer Weinstein will take part in a panel presentation: The Pressure is Rising from Inside. This session will explore how social activism is seen throughout an organization and the distinction between private and public employees and the rules effecting these different sectors. Hope to see you there!