Entries by Dennis Custorio

Insuring battleships is no child’s play

Ms Melody Caffin, the first Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (PARIMA) Australia board member, oversees what is believed to be the largest-ever maritime construction insurance programme in Australia. We speak to her on what her role entails. As an employee of defence contractor Raytheon Australia, Ms Melody Caffin commenced in April 2015 to serve […]

Parima chairman dubs AXA/XL merger ‘big is beautiful’

Franck Baron, risk manager of International SOS and chairman of Asia’s risk management association Parima, said the proposed merger is a sign more M&A is on the horizon Following news that Axa has agreed to buy XL Group for $15.3bn (€12.4bn), StrategicRISK spoke to Franck Baron (pictured), chairman of the Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management […]