What will cities look like by the year 2050? Will they be like those in South Korea, centered on a digitally connected retrofit of existing society? Will they parallel the shiny new cities of Dubai or Singapore? Or could they possibly move underground or under the oceans?
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.
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.
Being defined as urban areas exceeding 10 million inhabitants, megacities accumulate impressive physical, human and intellectual resources.