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11/17/2016

Starr Companies Announces Maurice R. Greenberg Honored with the Distinguished Leadership Award by The Insurance Society of Philadelphia

New York, NY – [November 17, 2016] – Starr Companies announced today that the Insurance Society of Philadelphia honored Maurice R. Greenberg, chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. with the Distinguished Leadership Award. It was presented during the Independence Gala on November 16, 2016. Read More

11/16/2016

Starr Companies Launches STARR INSURE

New York, NY – [November 16, 2016] – Starr Companies announces the launch of STARR INSURE, LLC its new direct to consumer digital insurance agency that provides property and casualty coverages for small businesses. Read More

11/1/2016

An Interview with Starr Companies' Tom Donovan, Head of Veterans Initiative

In an interview with Tom Donovan, Head of Veterans Initiative, he discusses the career difficulties Veterans face, advice for veterans transitioning, challenges corporations have with understanding Vets, and how Starr Companies’ Veteran’s Initiative contributes to uniting veterans with meaningful careers. Read More

11/1/2016

Starr Companies Hires Leslie Conti as Branch Manager of Its Seattle Field Office

New York, NY – [November 1, 2016] – Starr Companies today announces that Leslie Conti has joined as the branch manager of its newly-opened Seattle office. Read More

9/26/2016

Starr Companies Acquires Wright USA

New York, NY – September 26, 2016 – Starr Companies announced today that it has acquired Wright USA from Ironshore Insurance Services, LLC effective September 1, 2016. Read More

9/14/2016

Starr Companies Hires Tim Haggerty as Vice President, Financial Lines

New York, NY – September 14, 2016 – Starr Companies announced today that Tim Haggerty joins as Vice President, Financial Lines. Tim will be responsible for the profitable growth and alignment of resources for its Public Company Management Liability products and clients. Read More

9/6/2016

Starr Companies Hires Beth S. Goldberg as Chief Underwriting Officer of Financial Lines

New York, NY – September 6, 2016 – Starr Companies announced today that Beth Goldberg has joined the company as Chief Underwriting Officer, Financial Lines. Read More

8/24/2016

Starr Companies Continues Expansion of Field Operations, Adds Key Leaders Across the United States

New York, NY – August 24, 2016 – Starr Companies announced today that it is continuing to expand its field operations by adding key leadership in cities throughout the United States. Read More

8/24/2016

Starr Companies Hires Michael Ponder as Branch Manager of its Nashville Field Office

New York, NY – August 24, 2016 – Starr Companies is pleased to announce that Michael Ponder has joined as the Branch Manager leading its newly-opened Nashville office. He will be responsible for strategic growth, financial performance as well as broker and client relationships within Tennessee. Read More

8/24/2016

Starr Companies Hires John Nissley as Branch Manager of its Pittsburgh Field Office

New York, NY – August 24, 2016 – Starr Companies is pleased to announce that John Nissley has joined as the Branch Manager of its newly-opened Pittsburgh office. He will be responsible for field leadership as well as broker and client relationships within the Western Pennsylvania area. Read More

8/24/2016

Starr Companies Promotes Conan Dolce as Branch Manager of its New York Field Office

New York, NY – August 24, 2016 – Starr Companies is pleased to announce that Conan Dolce has been promoted to Branch Manager of its New York field office. He will be responsible for field leadership as well as broker and client relationships in the New York-Metro area. Read More

8/10/2016

A.M. Best Affirms Rating of Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Limited Headquartered in London, England

New York, NY – August 10, 2016 – Starr Companies announced today that A.M. Best has affirmed the A rating with a stable outlook for Starr International (Europe) Limited, which, along with Starr Underwriting Agents Limited, is a subsidiary of Starr International Company, Inc. Read More

7/13/2016

Starr Companies Hires Dorian Grey as President, Latin America Division

New York, NY – July 13, 2016 – Starr Companies is pleased to announce that Dorian Grey has joined the company as President, Latin America Division. Dorian will have overall responsibility for the growth and profitability of Starr’s activities in Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. Read More

7/6/2016

Starr Companies’ Assist Card Smalline S.A. Signs Letter of Intent with Asistur S.A., a Cuban Domiciled Company

New York, NY – July 6, 2016 – Starr Companies announced today that Assist Card Smalline S.A. “Assist Card,” a wholly owned subsidiary, signed a Letter of Intent with Asistur S.A. “Asistur,” domiciled in Cuba, to provide travel assistance services to the growing number of authorized travelers to Cuba. Read More

6/28/2016

Starr Companies’ Leilani M. Brown honored by the National Organization for Women

New York, – June 28, 2016 – Starr Companies’ Chief Marketing Officer Leilani M. Brown was recognized by the National Organization for Women New York City Chapter as a Woman of Power & Influence at their annual awards dinner on June 22, 2016. Read More

6/27/2016

Starr Companies Hires Brian Inselberg as Senior Vice President Financial Lines

New York, NY – Monday, June 27, 2016 – Starr Companies is pleased to announce that Brian Inselberg has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Financial Lines. Brian will have overall responsibility for the growth and profitability of the portfolio as well as the leadership of the financial lines underwriting team. Read More

6/2/2016

Starr Companies’ Charles H. Dangelo Honored by UJA-Federation of New York

New York, NY – June 2, 2016 – Starr Companies’ Charles H. Dangelo, President and COO, Starr Insurance Holdings, Inc., was named an honoree at the General Insurance Annual Dinner sponsored by the UJA-Federation of New York on May 31, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt New York in Manhattan. Mr. Dangelo was recognized with Dominic Casserley, President, Willis Towers Watson, as honoree, and Richard Hershman, Senior Advisor, FTI Consulting, Inc., the Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Read More

3/14/2016

Starr Companies Announces Cyber and Terror Response, Covering Perils Associated with Cyber, Workplace and Political Violence, and Terrorism

Starr Companies has launched CYBER AND TERROR RESPONSE, a new insurance offering that provides comprehensive coverage for the losses associated with Cyber Attacks, Workplace Violence, Political Violence, and acts of Terrorism. Designed with middle-market businesses in mind, the coverage enhances general liability and/or property policies by covering security-related perils that severely impact, interrupt, and/or damage businesses’ physical locations, operations, and employees. Read More

1/27/2016

Starr Companies Appoints Jason Jenkins as Head of General Aviation, Major Risks

News from around the world and across the industry. Read More

9/15/2015

Greenberg on China: "Let's Not Get All Panicky"

News from around the world and across the industry. Read More

9/14/2015

Expanded Crime & Fidelity Capabilities: Fraudulent Impersonations Coverage

Starr Companies has launched its Fraudulent Impersonations Coverage, a new insurance product that covers the various kinds of theft damages that result from social engineering fraud, such as internet phishing scams. Read More

2/27/2015

Important Information for Illinois Policyholders in Disaster Areas

On April 10, 2015, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner declared DeKalb and Ogle counties state disaster areas after severe storms and tornados affected areas of Rochelle and Fairdale. Read More

2/27/2015

Maurice R. Greenberg Releases Statement on the Passing of Robert “Bob” Benmosche

Starr Companies Chairman and CEO Maurice R. Greenberg has issued a statement on the passing today of former AIG CEO and President Robert “Bob” Benmosche. Read More

2/23/2015

Starr Companies Statement on Cuba

As certain U.S.-imposed travel and other restrictions regarding Cuba have recently been eased, many U.S. travelers and businesses are considering new opportunities in the country. Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman of Starr International Company, Inc., issued a statement noting Starr Companies’ unique and historic relationship with Cuba. Read More

1/26/2015

Starr Companies Announces New Umbrella Product To Small Business Offering

Starr Companies announces a new Commercial Insurance Umbrella Liability policy, designed specifically for small-sized businesses. This product marks the next phase in Starr’s growing suite of insurance solutions for small businesses. Read More

12/18/2014

Starr Companies’ Maurice R. Greenberg comments on failure to extend TRIA

Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Starr Insurance Holdings, Inc. comments below on Congress’ inability to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) before its deadline on December 31, 2014. Read More

10/20/2014

Starr Companies Launches Cyber Insurance-Security & Privacy Risk Response Offered on a Primary Basis

Starr Companies has announced the launch of its cyber insurance offering. Security & Privacy Risk Response comprises coverage for both 1st and 3rd party costs, including network security and privacy liability, data breach notification and credit monitoring, forensics and investigations, business interruption, data recovery and repair, regulatory fines and penalties, and extortion threats. The coverage is now made available on a primary basis and complements Starr’s existing excess cyber insurance capabilities. Read More

9/30/2014

Starr Companies Hires Rashmi Nehra as Practice Leader for Political Risk

Starr Companies announced today that Rashmi Nehra has joined the organization as a Practice Leader managing its Political Risk group. Reporting to Alex Pittignano, Senior Vice President of Political Risk, Ms. Nehra joins as Starr continues to expand as a leading provider of insurance coverage for global political risk exposures. Read More

7/16/2014

Starr Companies Completes Ownership of Chinese Insurer

Starr Companies has announced the completion of its majority ownership of Shanghai based Dazhong Insurance Company Limited of China. Going forward, the company will be known as Starr Property & Casualty Insurance (China) Company, Limited (Starr China). Read More

4/16/2014

Starr Companies Receives Listing as an Approved Surety from U.S. Treasury: Enhances Company’s Crime & Fidelity Product Scope

Starr Companies has announced that it has received approval from the United States Department of Treasury listing Starr Indemnity & Liability Company as an Approved Surety. The Treasury listing enhances Starr Financial Lines’ Crime & Fidelity product offerings. With the Treasury listing, Starr Indemnity & Liability Company can satisfy its clients’ ERISA bonding requirements. Starr’s Crime & Fidelity coverage is available in a primary and/or excess basis responding to the loss of Money, Securities, and Other Property owned or held by a customer. Read More

2/18/2014

Starr Investment Holdings And Partners Group To Lead Acquisition Of MultiPlan From BC Partners And Silver Lake

Today, a group led by Starr Investment Holdings, an investment firm focused on long-term investments, and Partners Group, a global private markets investment management firm, announced the acquisition of MultiPlan, Inc. from Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, and BC Partners, a leading international private equity firm. Read More

1/30/2014

Starr Companies Executive Intelligence Brief - January Issue (Preview)

The Executive Intelligence Brief is a service of risk analysis for Starr clients with a focus on politics, economics and security in emerging markets. Coverage includes assessments of business risks as well as opportunities. Read More

2/3/2014

Starr Companies Receives Federal Order for Branch Office in Canada: Appoints Hano Pak Chief Agent & Country Executive of Canada

Starr Companies announces it has received a Federal Order from the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions in Canada (OSFI) approving Starr Insurance & Reinsurance Limited. Starr has established a branch office in Toronto and will directly write a variety of commercial insurance lines. Read More

12/18/2013

Starr Companies Executive Intelligence Brief - December Issue (Preview)

The Executive Intelligence Brief is a service of risk analysis for Starr clients with a focus on politics, economics and security in emerging markets. Coverage includes assessments of business risks as well as opportunities. Read More

12/9/2013

Starr Companies Launches New Line of Property and Casualty Insurance for Small Businesses

Small businesses account for almost two-thirds of all new jobs created. They also contribute disproportionately to innovation, generating 13 times as many patents, per employee, as large companies do. That’s why when Starr Indemnity & Liability Co. launched StarrBOP™ earlier this year, it targeted the small business sector with a property and casualty offering (for companies with up to 50 employees and up to $15 million in sales) that also includes new ventures. Read More

12/2/2013

Best's Review - Full Boat by David French

Starr Marine President is a guest columnist in the December issue of Best’s Review Magazine. David comments on the latest trends effecting the marine market both on the high seas and on the roadways. Read More

10/29/2013

PropertyCasualty 360 - Flier's Market by Michael Voelker

The story in aviation insurance over the past decade has been a precipitous descent in premiums across all lines of coverage. “We have a 10-year client where, when we first wrote the account, pricing was about $80,000 a year. When it renewed this year, it was about $16,000 and there were six different insurers competing, all within $500 of each other,” says Jeff Rasmussen, president of Aero Insurance LLC in Madison, Wis. Read More

10/29/2013

Philippines Inquirer - Former AIG Boss Puts Up PH Insurance Unit

After leading AIG to become the world’s biggest insurance firm only to watch it crumble from the sidelines during the Wall Street crisis a few years after he left, ex-AIG chair Maurice “Hank” Greenberg is now building an international non-life insurance empire under his Starr Group of Companies. Read More

9/26/2013

Risk Management Monitor - "Greenberg: Insurers Should Step Up to TRIA—With Caution" by Caroline McDonald

Risks for businesses are constantly changing, but they should be seen as opportunities and not shied away from. This was the message from Maurice R. “Hank” Greenberg last week. Greenberg, chairman and CEO of Starr Companies and CEO of AIG until 2005 spoke at a KPMG insurance industry conference in Midtown Manhattan. Read More

9/9/2013

Starr Companies Unveils Redesigned Website Greatly Enhancing Customer and Producer Experience

Starr Companies unveils its redesigned website today, enhancing the digital experience for its customers and producers. The new www.starrcompanies.com is aligned with the Company’s advertising campaign and possesses an upgraded technology platform. Read More

7/1/2013

Starr Companies Launches Executive Intelligence Brief

Starting this month, Starr Companies will be launching the Executive Intelligence Brief, which will focus on global economic, political, security and other issues that are critical to any business enterprise trying to operate effectively in a foreign environment, friendly or hostile. Read More

5/9/2013

STARR International Insurance (Asia) Limited Granted License in Philippines

STARR International Insurance (Asia) Limited has received approval from the Philippine Insurance Commission to establish a branch office to provide General Insurance. Read More

4/4/2013

Starr Aviation Offers Accident Forgiveness with the SAFE Pilot Proficiency Project

STARR Aviation partnered with the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) and Redbird to reward the insured in the Pilot Proficiency Project. Read More

3/14/2013

Starr Aviation Launches Online Airport Quoting System Through StarrLink

STARR Aviation announces the launch of its online airport quoting system via its secure broker portal, StarrLink. Read More

2/13/2013

Starr Indemnity & Liability Company Receives Approval from the Risk Management Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture to Participate in Federal Multi-Peril Crop Program

STARR received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture to be an Approved Insurance Provider in the federal multi-­peril crop insurance program. Read More