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.
IIS in the News
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.
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.
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.
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.
The International Insurance Society (IIS) has announced Shuzo Sumi, Chairman of the Board of Tokio Marine Holdings, as the 2018 Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate. Mr. Sumi will be honored at the July 9th gala awards dinner taking place at the IIS Global Insurance Forum at the InterContinental Hotel in Berlin, Germany, July 8th – 11th.
Dr. Andrew Kuper, Founder and CEO of LeapFrog Investments is named the 2018 John S. Bickley Founder's Award recipient for his pioneering work in profit with purpose investment; lauded for opening new investment channels aimed at closing protection gaps and serving to build economic security. Dr. Kuper will be honored at the July 9th gala awards dinner taking place at the IIS Global Insurance Forum at the InterContinental Hotel in Berlin, July 8th – 11th.
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