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One came out of retirement to help keep a giant from toppling, while another rallied the industry to be relevant again to the world. There is also one who is making a comeback in insurance with bigger ambitions and more money to fuel them, and still another who had threatened to move his company out of its birthplace. They and a few more caught our attention the past year and are our worthy newsmakers.
By Manuelita Contreras
Since the disastrous infamous Thai floods, Thailand has seen corrections made, lessons learnt and opportunities seized. Asia Insurance Review looks at what is in store for committed and serious players.
Mr Andreas Siebert of Munich Re discusses the importance of tracking and analysing exposures to natural catastrophes and, in turn, minimising their impact on balance sheets.
Japanese insurers are looking for a more positive renewal outlook from their reinsurers. Mr Edward Fenton of Guy Carpenter gives us the feel on the ground.
Mr Malcolm Steingold of Aon Benfield looks at the coming Korean treaty renewal, observing that some programmes are impacted by losses and that capacity is still plentiful.
In the build-up to the April treaty renewals for India, Japan and Korea, three reinsurers share their key focuses and expectations.
How important is mentoring in the transfer of knowledge from the experienced to the future leadership in an organisation? Ms Karine Kam from the Singapore College of Insurance discusses.
Ms Marianne Gilchrist of Swiss Re shares how people aged 40 and above are planning to fund their healthcare expenses in retirement.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Asia explores the employee benefits sector in Asia, urging the need for the plans to be flexible, relevant with a holistic approach.