Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2008: Insurance Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends and Leading Companies
Jack W. Plunkett
Plunkett Research, Ltd., 2007 - Business & Economics - 456 pages
Insurance and risk management make up an immense, complex global industry, one which is constantly changing. Competition continues to heat up, as mergers and acquisitions create financial services mega-firms. As the insurance industry grows more global, underwriters see huge potential in China, the world's fastest-growing business market. Meanwhile, technology is making back-office tasks easier and more efficient, while direct selling and e-commerce are changing the shape of the insurance industry. This carefully-researched book (which includes a database of leading companies on CD-ROM) is a complete insurance market research and business intelligence tool-- everything you need to know about the business of insurance and risk management. The book includes our analysis of insurance and risk management industry trends, dozens of statistical tables, an industry glossary, a database of industry associations and professional organizations, and our in-depth profiles of more than 300 of the world's leading insurance companies, both in the U.S. and abroad.
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A Short Insurance Industry Glossary
Insurance Industry Statistics 23
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Important Insurance Industry Contacts 43
THE INSURANCE 300
Advancement for Women/Minorities annuities Apparent Women Officers Asset Management Automobile Bonus BRANDS/DIVISIONS/AFFILIATES casualty insurance Chmn Claims Adjusting companies at press company's industry group Consulting/Brokers CORPORATION dollars—add 000 ESOP Stock Plan Financial Guaranty Financial information Financial Services Fiscal Year Ends flexible spending accounts full amount Group Health GROWTH PLANS/SPECIAL FEATURES health insurance HMOs Homeowners Hot Spot Industry Group Code Info./Data Publishing information for 2007 Insurance Brokers Insurance Company Int’l Exchange Int’l Ticker intentionally listed job title Labs/Tests Medicare Midwest mutual funds Officers or Directors Online Services Pension Plan Phone Profit Sharing Property/Casualty provides Reinsurance Risk Management Svcs Safety Consulting SALARIES/BENEFITS Salary Sales and profits Savings Plan Second Exec Software Specialty Services Specialty Tech Spot for Advancement Stock Purch subsidiary Supplemental Health thousands of dollars—add Title Insurance Toll-Free Top Exec TYPES OF BUSINESS U.S. Stock Ticker Underwriters-Business Underwriters-Personal UnitedHealth Group WellPoint Worker’s Comp Workers Y Services Y Southeast