The Underwriting Agencies Council has a new chairman, former deputy chair Lyndon Turner. Mr Turner, CEO at NM Insurance, was re-elected to the board at UAC’s annual general meeting in Sydney today (Thursday 10 December 2015). He was appointed chairman after current chair Heath Amber, who has been in the role since December 2013, stepped [...]
The Underwriting Agencies Council has received seven nominations for four vacancies on its board of directors. UAC’s annual general meeting is on Thursday 10 December 2015, in Sydney. Four retiring directors have offered themselves for re-election. They are Deputy Chairman Lyndon Turner, from NM Insurance; Company Secretary Peter Fryer, from XL Catlin; Peter Marshall, from [...]
UAC General Manager William Legge gets to wear a baggy green – courtesy of Perth Expo speaker Brad Hogg. The Perth Expo was an excellent success. Go to Gallery or UAC’s Facebook page to view a selection of photos.
Former Australian Test and ODI cricketer Brad Hogg will share the highs and lows of an amazing career, and explain why his locker room nickname was ‘The Pest’. Brad made his mark in the Australian One Day team, replacing Shane Warne in 2003. He represented Australia touring Sri Lanka and India in 1996, and then [...]
The Perth Expo is on Thursday 19 November 2015 with Mickey Arthur, former coach of the Australian cricket team, as guest speaker. Click here to book for lunch.
Registrations are now open in Sydney and Melbourne for the new series of GDLaw Updates. David Newey, Managing Partner of Gillis Delaney Lawyers, will present a seminar on: The duty of disclosure in an electronic world – An insurer’s obligation to ask questions and misrepresentations – Where are we heading and what’s the impact of [...]
2015-16 membership renewals are due now. Check your inbox if you’re the principal contact for a voting member. An email will explain the process to you. Any queries, email email@example.com. Business Service members will be invoiced separately.
At the 2015 NIBA Convention in Melbourne next week, one broker will win $5,000 of travel and another might be heading to Paris. The Underwriting Agencies Council and Lloyd’s Australia have again teamed up to provide the UAC-Lloyd’s Village in the exhibition hall at the NIBA Convention at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on [...]
UAC congratulates Brooklyn Underwriting, winner of the 2015 Underwriting Agency of the Year award, sponsored by UAC. The award was announced last night at the annual ANZIIF-Asia Insurance Review insurance industry awards in Sydney. It is Brooklyn’s fourth consecutive win in the agency category. The judges said Brooklyn’s submission demonstrated its strong investment in staff [...]
The Underwriting Agencies Council has appointed an associate director from New Zealand to the board. Mike Street is Director, Property & Casualty, with Auckland-based International Underwriting Agencies Ltd (IUA). He has 40 years’ experience in the insurance industry, having started as a trainee broker. He soon moved into the company market and remained there until [...]