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AM Best's
Insurance Market Briefing - Latin America (Miami)

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AM Best held its Insurance Market Briefing - Latin America on March 12, 2020. 

The event included AM Best’s outlook on the Latin American insurance market; a presentation on emerging risks research; and a panel discussion of insurance experts and executives’ perspective on the industry. The sessions were held in Spanish, with English translation available on site.

The morning briefing was followed by a round of golf at the venue’s 18-hole championship course.


Time Sessions Presenters
7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:50 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Comments Andrea Keenan
Senior Managing Director, AM Best
9:00 a.m.

Review & Preview for Latin America

  • Perspectives on the state of the property and casualty insurance industry, focusing on three major segments: commercial lines, personal lines and reinsurance
  • Expectations for 2020 and AM Best’s sector outlooks, as well as current major industry trends and their expected impact on ratings

Alfonso Novelo Gómez
Senior Director, AM Best

Carlos Wong-Fupuy
Senior Director, AM Best

Elí Sánchez Escobedo
Associate Director, AM Best

9:45 a.m. Innovation: What 2020 Could Hold for Insurers

Hilario Itriago
Managing Director, Rokk3r Insurtech

Sergio Gomez
Head of Business Analytics Latin America, AON

Carlos Wong-Fupuy
Senior Director, AM Best

10:15 a.m.

2020 and Beyond: A Comprehensive Market Perspective

  • Top executives from industry-leading companies will share their vision for the insurance market in 2020 in a multi-perspective panel, from an insurer, reinsurer, reinsurance broker and rating agency point of view.

Alejandro Padilla Mariscal
CEO, Som.Us, Intermediary of Reinsurance and the Holding de Som US América Latina - Non-Marine & Marine

Eduardo Fábrega Alemán
CEO, ASSA Compañía de Seguros, S.A.

Francisco Martínez Cillero
CEO, Patria Re

Alfonso Novelo Gómez
Senior Director, AM Best

11:15 a.m.

Research Topic: AM Best's View of Emerging Risks

  • Exploration of emerging risks facing the insurance industry in terms of frequency and severity and the potential impact of these emerging risks
  • Discussion of how insurers could monitor the landscape and consider risk mitigating actions that could reduce the volatility
  • Comparison between AM Best rankings and audience rankings of top risks

Anthony Phillips
Willis Towers Watson

Horst Agata
Director General, Gen Re

Carlos De la Torre Flores
Senior Director, AM Best

12:00 p.m. Boxed Lunches
1:00 p.m. Golf

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