Commercial property/casualty insurance carriers and reinsurers have more work to do than life and personal lines carriers or brokers when it comes to bringing more women into their leadership ranks, new research finds.

Executive Summary

Research from Saint Joseph's University shows disappointing numbers on gender diversity in the C-suite and the boardroom across all segments of the industry, but customer-facing brokers, personal lines insurers and life insurers are doing better than other segments.

The research from Saint Joseph’s University shows that gender diversity in leadership is lacking across all segments of the industry, but that differences by product segment are apparent, according to Mike Angelina, executive director of Saint Joseph’s Academy of Risk Management and Insurance, who presented the results at the IICF Women in Insurance Global Conference last week.

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