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XPrimm’s May 2019 Issue - Interview with IIS President & CEO, Mike Morrissey

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RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Recognized at Global Insurance Forum - Lawrence Cheng, Ayodele Iyun, and Carmony Wong Recognized as Honorees

Singapore – June 21, 2019 The RGA Leaders of Tomorrow were recognized at the International Insurance Society (IIS) Global Insurance Forum in Singapore on June 20. Lawrence Cheng, from Peak Re, Ayodele Iyun from Custodian & Allied Insurance, and Carmony Wong from RGA were also recognized as the 2019 Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Honorees.

Global Centers of Insurance Excellence Designees Announced

New York, New York – May 16, 2019 The International Insurance Society has designated four universities as Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) in 2019. The GCIE certification program recognizes outstanding risk management and insurance programs that play an integral role in promoting insurance knowledge and research.  Since the inception in 2017, the program has designated 34 universities across 11 countries.

Raphael P. Young Named IIS Managing Director - Asia Pacific Region

New York, New York – March 13, 2019

International Insurance Society (IIS), an affiliate of The Institutes, has named Raphael P. Young to be its Managing Director – Asia Pacific Region, with immediate effect. Mr. Young will be based in the recently established Singapore Regional Office of the IIS, the IIS Asia Pacific hub.

Karen Clark Named The 2019 Founder's Award Recipient

New York, New York – January 22, 2019:

Michael Butt Obe to be Inducted into the Insurance Hall of Fame

New York, New York – January 3, 2019:

The International Insurance Society (IIS) has announced Michael Butt OBE, Chairman of Axis Capital, as the 2019 Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate. Mr. Butt will be honored at the June 20th Gala Awards dinner taking place at the IIS Global Insurance Forum at the Shangri-La Singapore, June 18th – 21st.

Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) Designees Announced

Nine universities will be designated by the International Insurance Society as Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) in 2018.  In total, the program has recognized 29 programs from 10 countries.


2018 Shin Research Excellence Award Recipients Announced

ZURICH, Switzerland, and NEW YORK, NY, May 3, 2018 – The Geneva Association and the International Insurance Society (IIS) have announced the 2018 recipient of their collaborative insurance research program, the Shin Research Excellence Awards.


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