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AXA ART CEO poised to take new role

CEO of AXA ART Versicherung AG Dr Ulrich Guntram is moving on to become regional CEO for AXA Corporate Solutions in Asia, effective April 1, 2014. He will replace Ergu Genya, who has been in this position since 2011. Dr Guntram has held various management positions within the AXA Group …

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Buy art insurance wisely, urges underwriter.

More insurers may be entering the fine art and specie sector but insurance buyers would be wise to prioritise experience and knowledgeable underwriting over price when seeking cover for their artworks. That is the view of Paul Le Boutillier, senior underwriter, Fine Art & Specie for XL Group. “New insurance …

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AXA ART announces changes to senior leadership team

Global art insurance specialist, AXA ART, has announced changes to its senior leadership team and board of directors. After serving for more than 10 years as chief operating officer, and most recently chief technical officer, Dr Bodo Sartorius will leave AXA ART at the end of this year to pursue …

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Insurer to establish global framework for art authenticity

An 18-month project aimed at establishing a framework for implementing technologies intended to address the issue of authenticity of works of fine art and other objects in the global art market has been launched by ARIS Title Insurance Corporation, a member of the Argo Group. The project will work through …

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Ironshore Australia to offer fine art and specie insurance

Ironshore Australia has entered the fine art, specie and cargo insurance sectors in Australia through the creation of a new unit. The team will underwrite a range of static and transit fine art risks for Australian-based companies and high net worth individuals, providing coverage for fine art and valuables collections. …

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XL Group appoints fine art underwriter

XL Group has appointed Paul Le Boutillier as senior underwriter, fine art & specie. The insurance company said he will cover a broad book of business covering valuable fine art and other valuable items globally. Le Boutillier, who has spent significant time living and working in Asia Pacific, joins XL …

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AXA ART partners with SulAmérica in Brazil

AXA ART, one of the world’s leading specialist insurer of art and collectibles, has announced a strategic partnership with Brazil’s largest independent insurance company, SulAmérica. The alliance serves to make available a portfolio of art insurance products and related services to insure valuable, rare and historical items of art for …

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