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New Blood, Same Veins

Most of the new CEO appointments at many of the world’s top insurance companies are what one would expect: men who have spent their entire careers in the insurance business. Not all succession ...
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Are New Leaders Needed to Guide Insurers Ahead? 

Insurance is a business as old as business itself, expertly greasing the wheels of commerce by absorbing risks that would otherwise slow down the engines of growth. Insurance companies have long sold ...
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Buffett, Munger on Leadership, Success in Business

The Berkshire Hathaway 2014 Annual Report includes discussions from Chair Warren Buffett and Vice Chair Charlie Munger about leadership and success in the insurance business. Some excerpts follow. ...
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AIG’s Former CEO Benmosche Has Died

American International Group Inc. has announced the death of its former president and chief executive officer, Robert H. Benmosche. Benmosche, 70, died on Friday morning at NYU Langone Medical ...