“There is a superhero in all of us, we just need the courage to put on the cape.” - Superman That is NOT Peter’s favorite quote. (We will get to that detail later.) But if you speak with Peter’s colleagues, associates, and many friends in the re/insurance business, as we have in preparing this article, you quickly understand that Peter is a superhero to all. What is his … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Peter Scarpato – Let the Adventures Begin!
In April of this year, a pioneer in the legacy business, Ken Randall, officially retired. He handed over the reins of R&Q to his chosen successors. An industry leader in legacy business that he co-founded with Alan Quilter in 1991, an industry which is now worth over $800bn according to PwC. We had a fascinating opportunity to chat with him in April and hear his insights … [Read more...] about Lessons in History with Ken Randall
The brilliant answer that Bill Goldsmith gave to one of my favorite question for legacy link subjects was: “The Boy Scout Handbook.” And the question was…“What is your favorite business or leadership book?” The core principles of the Boy Scouts include teaching, mentoring, and the development of leadership skills. These same principles are what Bill finds most rewarding … [Read more...] about Legacy Link: Meet Bill Goldsmith
A Virtual Zoom call with the AIRROC NextGen Task Force An actual Zoom call would be harder to schedule than a virtual happy hour in the pandemic-hectic work lives of our busy NextGen Task Force members. So, we asked the Task Force members to answer few questions about their views on remote work and the Task Force. What follows is a virtual version of a virtual team meeting. … [Read more...] about A Virtual Zoom call with the AIRROC NextGen Task Force
AIRROC extends a warm welcome to new Board Members Simon Hawkins, Dawn Ballin and Brendan McQuiggan and congratulates Megan McHugh in her new role as Secretary of the Board. AIRROC looks forward to the enthusiasm and fresh ideas they bring and working with them towards a successful journey together. Let us introduce you to the newest members of our talented, creative and … [Read more...] about Meet our New Board Members
After serving on AIRROC’s board for 14 years, most recently as Chair of the Education Committee, Karen Amos stepped down effective January 1, 2019. Resolute nominated Arvind Krishnamurthy to run for Karen’s spot, and the AIRROC membership elected him in the October 2018 election cycle for a three-year term. As Chief Operating Officer of Resolute Management Services Limited … [Read more...] about Karen Amos, “Outgoing” Board Member
AIRROC continues to attract talented, experienced, and committed members to serve on its board. Please join us in welcoming Eleni Iacovides, Arvind Krishnamurthy, and Bill Bouvier as the newest members. To encourage our readers to get to know each of them better, we include a “conversational gambit” about each. Eleni Iacovides, Group Chief Client Officer at DARAG Group Ltd., … [Read more...] about Grabbing the Baton: Meet the New AIRROC Board Members 2019
With this edition, we are introducing Legacy Link, a new look and perspective that will replace our prior Spotlight column. In Legacy Link, we will highlight the personal side of the business. We hope to give our members a chance to connect by sharing professional experiences, hobbies and ideas that further our networking initiatives, and build our community of runoff claims … [Read more...] about Legacy Link: William Teich
Leah Spivey is the type of person who wanted to put her own stamp on her career, and that philosophy led her to the highest levels of the legacy sector of the reinsurance industry. Leah believes her personality—as a self-described “driver” as well as a “people person”— allows her to simultaneously produce results and build strong client relationships. Leah’s route to the top … [Read more...] about Learning about Leah: Head of Business Runoff Operations at Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
As reported in the last issue, the AIRROC Board welcomes two new members, J. Marcus Doran and Peter Scarpato, and bids farewell to Keith Kaplan and Glenn Frankel. We are confident that Keith and Glenn will continue their support and active involvement in AIRROC. Peter and Marcus bring lengthy experience with the organization to their new roles. Examining both sides of the … [Read more...] about Evolution: All Aboard the Board