Category Archives: Insurance Carriers

September 13-15, 2017 – 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Event

Connectivity is today’s key success ingredient in service contract & warranty customer care. Hear from Amazon, Microsoft, GM, GE, Electrolux, and AMT Warranty about Customer Care in the New Digital Age and how connectivity is dramatically transforming the Warranty and Service Contract industry. We are proud to announce the 2017 agenda for this highly acclaimed 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations event, taking place September 13-15, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Use WN300 for a $300 discount. Register today at: http://www.warrantyinnovations.com.

Don’t miss hearing from 40 top industry leaders from multiple key industries in the extended warranty/service contract market. This all new event features ground breaking innovations ranging from sales, marketing, coverage, new technologies to customer experience, risk, legal, and global ventures.

8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Event – September 13-15, 2017

Connectivity is today’s key success ingredient in service contract & warranty customer care. Hear from Amazon, Microsoft, GM, GE, Electrolux, and AMT Warranty about Customer Care in the New Digital Age and how connectivity is dramatically transforming the Warranty and Service Contract industry. We are proud to announce the 2017 agenda for this highly acclaimed 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations event, taking place September 13-15, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Use WN300 for a $300 discount. Register today at: http://www.warrantyinnovations.com.

Don’t miss hearing from 40 top industry leaders from multiple key industries in the extended warranty/service contract market. This all new event features ground breaking innovations ranging from sales, marketing, coverage, new technologies to customer experience, risk, legal, and global ventures.

Fortegra Announces Admitted Market Partnership with CHART

By Mark Rattner, Executive Vice President & Chief Underwriter Aug 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

New partnership offers first-of-its kind admitted market model

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (August 1, 2017) – Fortegra, a Tiptree Inc. company (NASDAQ:TIPT), today announces its new partnership with the CHART (Coverholders And Risk Takers) Exchange, an organization of coverholders, London-based syndicates, admitted markets and other vendor partners who provide services for the insurance industry. Fortegra will serve as one of two admitted insurance companies on CHART’s vendor panel, and be the exclusive non-fronting program partner for admitted capacity.

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List of 2017 Speakers at the Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Summit

8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Event

Connectivity is today’s key success ingredient in service contract & warranty customer care. Hear from Amazon, Microsoft, GM, GE, Electrolux, and AMT Warranty about Customer Care in the New Digital Age and how connectivity is dramatically transforming the Warranty and Service Contract industry. We are proud to announce the 2017 agenda for this highly acclaimed 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations event, taking place September 13-15, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Use WN300 for a $300 discount. Register today at: http://www.warrantyinnovations.com.

Don’t miss hearing from 40 top industry leaders from multiple key industries in the extended warranty/service contract market. This all new event features ground breaking innovations ranging from sales, marketing, coverage, new technologies to customer experience, risk, legal, and global ventures.

List of 2017 Speakers

Eric Arnum, Warranty Week
Chad Bernstein, Hendrick Autoguard, Inc.
Darius Bullock, Electrolux North America
Brian T. Casey, Locke Lord LLP
Christine Dorton, GE Appliances
Kirsten Elsworth, Ally Financial – Insurance Operations
Brian Feldman, Spencer Re
Miguel Fernández, Claimbot
David Froning, SAS
Mark Frye, Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Jocelyn Getson, Centricity
Stacy Golden, Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
David Gregory, Amazon
Steve Gusa, Sears Holdings Corporation
Erik Hickly, Microsoft
Ashok Kartham, Mize
Larry King, Ford Motor Company
Jonathan Kyle, SquareTrade
Aleem Lakhani, AMT Warranty Corporation
Julie Lohmeier, Pivotal Home Solutions
Aaron E. Lunt, The Warranty Group
Ken Mac, General Motors
Timothy J. Meenan, SCIC (Service Contract Industry Council)
Greg E. Mitchell, Frost Brown Todd LLC
Dawn E. Morris, Centricity
Trish Briscoe Myers, EFG Companies
Nick Palmer, ICON Health and Fitness/UTS
Rodney Rahl, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Lisa R. Ray, Ally
Daniel Raycroft, PCMI Corporation
Patrick Scheen, Accentf(x) Marketing
Lee Senderov, YourMechanic
John Sessions, Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Mark Shaw, Nebraska Furniture Mart
James Slazas, ConsenSys
Sean Stapleton, AmTrust Financial Company
Angie Tuglus, Ally Insurance
Jesse D. Wilson, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Markel to acquire State National in $919m deal

One of the nation’s largest and longest-standing pure-play insurance fronting business in the country acquired by Markel.

Article:  http://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/breaking-news/markel-to-acquire-state-national-in-919m-deal-74217.aspx

8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations Event

Connectivity is today’s key success ingredient in service contract & warranty customer care. Hear from Amazon, Microsoft, GM, GE, Electrolux, and AMT Warranty about Customer Care in the New Digital Age and how connectivity is dramatically transforming the Warranty and Service Contract industry. We are proud to announce the 2017 agenda for this highly acclaimed 8th Annual Extended Warranty and Service Contract Innovations event, taking place September 13-15, 2017, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Use WN300 for a $300 discount. Register today at: http://www.warrantyinnovations.com.

Don’t miss hearing from 40 top industry leaders from multiple key industries in the extended warranty/service contract market. This all new event features ground breaking innovations ranging from sales, marketing, coverage, new technologies to customer experience, risk, legal, and global ventures.

What’s Next for Auto F&I?

The unprecedented recovery is over – now what?

It’s been an incredible cycle the last 8 years as the auto industry came roaring back after the collapse in 08. We have now reach a plateau for new car sales and will likely hold below 18m new car sales for the next few years.  With new car sales as the industry proxy for the performance of the Vehicle Service Contract space the leveling of sales is already driving change.

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Fortegra and Mobi PCS Partner to Offer Mobile Device Protection

Mobi PCS members to gain access to Fortegra’s ProtectCELL™ mobile protection lineup 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (January  31, 2016) – Fortegra®, a Tiptree Financial Inc. company (NASDAQ:TIPT), today announced a new partnership with Telispire ‘Ohana wireless carrier Mobi PCS®. Delivering on its promise to help customers and partners Experience More, Fortegra has designed a ProtectCELL mobile device protection program specifically for Mobi PCS customers.

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Fortegra Introduces Sanjay Vara as Executive VP and Chief Underwriting Officer

Vara brings nearly 30 years of experience to Fortegra’s specialty programs underwriting division

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (January 24, 2016) – Fortegra®, a leading specialty insurer and a subsidiary of Tiptree Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: TIPT), today announces the addition of Sanjay Vara as Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for Consumer Products. Sanjay will continue to expand the scope of programs underwritten through Fortegra, and work to grow the company’s international presence.

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Product Warranty Insurance

Product Warranty Insurance may help companies seeking options to offer clients a longer product limited warranty versus their traditional warranty.  Product Warranty Insurance or a Service Contract program may offer a solution to increase the warranty – yet transfer the risk to an insurance company or service contract provider.

Source:  http://productwarrantyinsurance.com