IQUW enter Crisis Management market

Property, commercial, and specialty insurer and reinsurer IQUW has today launched a new crisis management insurance class to help businesses anticipate, prevent, respond to, and recover from a wide variety of risks.

The new global crisis management portfolio will be led by experienced specialty underwriter Jon Atkinson. The roll-out of the new product offering is part of IQUW’s growth and development strategy for its specialty lines.

“We are delighted to announce that Jon will be leading our crisis management portfolio at IQUW,” said Peter Bilsby, Chief Executive Officer of IQUW. “We are building out a fantastic team of professionals to lead the development of our multi-line, diverse product offering.”

The new offering will provide lead market capabilities in global specialty product recall for a broad spectrum of manufacturers across new product lines, including product contamination, auto and other component part recall and first party recall risks.

Atkinson joined IQUW from Talbot Underwriting Ltd where, as Senior Class Underwriter, he developed their crisis management capabilities.

“I am delighted to join IQUW and launch the new crisis management product,” said Atkinson. We will offer cover globally, with a specific focus on food & beverage, automotive and other safety focused manufacturing markets where we intend to be a lead market for brokers.

“IQUW has a vision for digital underwriting and, in line with this, our crisis management portfolio will combine data, automation and human expertise to deliver consistent, accurate and fast responses to support broker,” Atkinson added.

“The launch of crisis management enables IQUW to offer a greater range of specialty products. Jon joins IQUW with unrivalled specialist experience and I am thrilled that he will lead this new portfolio and develop it alongside our digital vision,” said David Morris, Group Chief Underwriting Officer at IQUW.