It is with deep regret that we inform you that Ambassador Alfonso Yuchengco, founder of the Yuchengco Group of Companies (YGC) passed away on April 15th, 2017 at the age of 94.
As a founding member, Amb. Yuchengco’s support and dedication to the IIS is unsurpassed. He served on the Board of Directors from 1995–2004 and on the Honors Committee from 1992–2014. In 1997 Amb. Yuchengco was inducted into the Insurance Hall of Fame, considered the very highest honor in the insurance industry, for his extraordinary leadership and vision. His contribution and achievements are commemorated at the Claire and Joseph Smetana Insurance Hall of Fame Gallery at St. John’s University in New York City, and can be viewed at www.insurancehalloffame.org.
Affecting not only lower skilled work, the impact of artificial intelligence will be disruptive also for many intellectual professions. Let’s see which jobs and why, perhaps, this won’t be such a bad thing. The driverless car has become an obsession of our times. If the car as we know it has been the mass production good par excellence.
IIS CEO Mike Morrissey presents at the inaugural Dubai World Insurance Congress 2017.
Swiss Re’s Thomas Holzheu and Ginger Turner selected as the 2017 Shin Research Excellence Award recipients for their research on The Natural Catastrophe Protection Gap.
Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Chair Stephen Catlin, and Chairman Elect of the IIS, has today announced the appointment of leading insurance CEOs to serve on the Steering Committee of the IDF.
Data, and making sense of it through analytics, is at the heart of all disruptive innovations and is key to becoming an insurer of the future. It’s in the DNA of start-ups, who continue to grow and bring game-changing propositions to market, and yet is often overlooked by incumbents. Will your current tactics get you to the top of the league? A little less conversation, a lot more action – tactics to get satisfaction from data analytics.