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AI and Climate Change Lead Insurance Industry Priorities as Executives Eye Growth

New York, New York – July 8, 2024: The International Insurance Society (IIS) has published the results of its 2024 Global Priorities Survey. The survey, which is distributed to nearly 20,000 C-suite insurance executives around the world, provides a comprehensive overview of the industry's top priorities. These span Economic, Political and Legal, Social and Environmental, Operational, Technology and Innovation, and Business and Financial categories.

Vishakha RM Honored with 2024 IIS Vanguard Award

New York, New York – May 14, 2024: The International Insurance Society (IIS) has named Vishakha RM, MD & CEO of IndiaFirst Life Insurance, the Vanguard Market Development Award 2024 honoree. Vishakha will be formally honored at an awards ceremony on Nov. 17, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency Miami. The awards ceremony kicks off the Global Insurance Forum, running from Nov. 17-19.

Prem Watsa Named 2024 Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate

New York, New York – April 16, 2024: The International Insurance Society (IIS) has named Prem Watsa, the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, the 2024 Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate. Mr. Watsa will be formally honored at an awards ceremony on Nov. 17, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Miami. The awards ceremony kicks off the Global Insurance Forum, running from Nov. 17-19, 2024.

Shin Research Program Unveils Insights to Bridge Insurance Industry's Talent Gap

New York, New York – Jan. 19, 2024: The Shin Research Program, generously underwritten by Kyobo Life Insurance Company, has embarked on a groundbreaking initiative to delve into talent and leadership trends within the insurance industry. Supported by over three decades of partnership with the International Insurance Society (IIS), the program focuses on cultivating in-depth research on pressing topics such as regulation, microinsurance, genomics, cyber, resilience, and more.

University of Cincinnati and University of International Business and Economics Attain Prestigious Global Centers of Insurance Excellence Designation for 2023

New York, New York – Dec. 4, 2023: The International Insurance Society (IIS) has named the University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance & Risk Management and the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) as 2023 inductees for the Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE). The IIS recognized the institutions at an awards ceremony held during the Global Insurance Forum on Nov. 6 at the Hilton Singapore Orchard.

AIA, PAK Programs and Swiss Re Recognized for Excellence in Insurance Innovation

New York, New York – Nov. 20, 2023: The International Insurance Society (IIS) and Insurance Thought Leadership (ITL) announced the winners of the first-ever Global Innovation Awards at the 56th installment of the Global Insurance Forum on Nov. 6, 2023, at the Hilton Singapore Orchard. The awards recognize companies that have shown exceptional achievement in driving innovation and fostering sustainability within the insurance and risk management industry.

Life/Health/Retirement Innovator of the Year: AIA

RGA Leaders Of Tomorrow 2023 Award Winners Announced: Recipients Spotlight Leadership, Sustainable Investment and the Protection Gap

New York, New York – October 4, 2023: The International Insurance Society (IIS) has named Felicia Er of MSIG Asia the RGA Leaders of Tomorrow 2023 award winner for her original research Empathetic Leadership. The paper is an in-depth exploration of the path to gender diversity in the corporate landscape.

Insistent Collaboration: How Dr. Chang-Jae Shin of Kyobo Life Became an Insurance Hall of Famer by Empowering People

Read the lastest article from Risk & Insurance, about how Dr. Chang-Jae Shin, CEO of Kyobo Life Insurance Company, has empowered employees at his company and is the International Insurance Society's 2023 Hall of Fame honoree

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C-Suite Leaders Spearhead Global Insurance Forum’s Post-Pandemic Return to Singapore

New York, New York – Sept. 12, 2023: The International Insurance Society (IIS) and Pacific Insurance Conference (PIC) are set to host the 56th Global Insurance Forum in person for the first time since 2019. This prestigious event will take place at the Hilton Singapore Orchard on Nov. 5-7. Mr. Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister (DPM), Minister for Finance and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, will deliver the keynote address.

International Insurance Society Now Accepting 2024 Nominations for Prestigious Awards Program

New York, New York, Sept. 11, 2023: The International Insurance Society (IIS) is accepting nominations for the Insurance Hall of Fame, Vanguard Market Development Award, and Founder’s Award through Sept. 15, 2023. These awards are among the most prestigious in the insurance industry and will be presented at the Global Insurance Forum 2024.