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July 12th, 2019

Anthony Ginetto Named 2019 IACP Young Claims Professional Awardee

Our best congratulations to Anthony Ginetto, CPCU, ARe, AIC of Holborn Corporation for being awarded the 2019 IACP Young Claims Professional Award, US/Bermuda.  Anthony is an active and enthusiastic member of IRUA’s Education Committee.  We are delighted that he has received this recognition by the IACP and look forward to…

May 30th, 2019

Stan Plant of Munich Re Awarded the IRUA Roy G. Nelson Award

Stan Plant of Munich Reinsurance America was awarded the Roy G. Nelson Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to the Intermediaries and Reinsurance Underwriters Association (IRUA). The award was presented to Stan by IRUA Board of Directors Mike Schummer and Christiane Gross and IRUA Immediate Past President Arlene Kern.  Stan received…

April 15th, 2019

Applications Now Being Accepted for the IRUA 2019 Scholars Essay Contest

All applicants must be an intern at any IRUA member company and currently enrolled at a full-time college or university. Only applicants with a U.S. Social Security number are eligible. In 2018 IRUA awarded a total of $17,000 to the winners of the essay contest. In 2019 the total amount…

February 11th, 2019

IRUA Announces 2019 Schedule of Events

LUNCH &  LEARN:  A WALL STREET VIEW OF THE INSURANCE/ REINSURANCE INDUSTRY January 8, 2019, Mayer Brown, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY Peter Houston, Vice President, Insurance Investment Banking Group at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods gave an up-to-the-minute market view of our industry from a leading investment…

February 6th, 2019

Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier Elected VP of NAIC

The IRUA is pleased to congratulate Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier on his election as Vice President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Commissioner Altmaier was the featured opening dinner speaker at both our 2017 and 2018 Annual Conference and each time gave incisive and relevant speeches of great…

November 20th, 2018

IRUA Announces 2018 Scholars Program Essay Winners

The IRUA is pleased to announce the recipients of an IRUA Scholarship Award for 2018.  Of the many essays received this year, the Scholarship Committee, comprised of representatives from seven member companies, selected the following three authors and papers: First Place:  Luke Schwenke of the College of William & Mary…

August 13th, 2018

Andrew L. Downing, IRUA Vice President named President of Stonybook Capital Risk Management Division

Stonybrook Capital, a preeminent investment and merchant bank focused on the insurance sector, announced that Andrew Downing has joined the firm as the president of the newly formed Stonybrook Risk Management division. Mr. Downing will focus on providing value-added services to Stonybrook’s clients and prospects with an emphasis on the…

June 1st, 2018

Applications Now Being Accepted for the IRUA 2018 Scholars Essay Contest

All applicants must be a summer intern at any IRUA member company and currently enrolled at a full-time college or university. Only applicants with a U.S. Social Security number are eligible. In 2017 IRUA awarded a total of $17,000 to the winners of the essay contest. In 2018 the total…

May 7th, 2018

May 16, 2018 Lunch n’ Learn: Blockchain – Registration Open

In 2018, the IRUA started presenting short Lunch n’ Lean programs where members and non-members alike could get together over a brief lunch to listen to experts and and discuss cutting-edge issues of today.  On May 16th, the IRUA will be holding a session on Blockchain.  This sessions will clearly…

February 21st, 2018

2018 April Annual Meeting & Conference

With April right around the corner, the IRUA Spring Conference program team is gearing up for what will be one of the IRUA’s best programs ever.  “Game Changers” is the theme of this years 2018 Spring Conference which will be held April 11-13, 2018 at Marriott Orlando World Center, 8701…