QBE President of Intermediary Distribution to Speak at the 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium

Michael Scala, President of Intermediary Distribution at QBE to speak on successful business management across the globe and how QBE is becoming a major market in the U.S.

Online PR News – 31-August-2012 – Dallas, TX – Michael Scala, President, Intermediary Distribution at QBE the Americas will offer an insight on how QBE is sustaining a competitive advantage and achieving success across continents. Mr. Scala will also profile how the Australian company plans to impact the U.S. property and casualty insurance market.

“QBE is quickly becoming one of the most powerful emerging insurers in the U.S.,” said Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout and Founder of the Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium (EIS). “They are smart business people willing to step up and take risks when others seem to be turning away. As a result, they get appropriate pricing and good results as evidenced by their performance over the past several years.”

Held in Dallas on September 11-12 at Cityplace Conference and Event Center, the Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium is a prime opportunity for networking as well as building new business relationships with other like-minded, forward thinking insurance professionals. Attendees have the opportunity to secure a CIC/CRM update and CE credit. Registration is now open and includes access to all presentation sessions, the Networking Exhibit Mall, breakfasts, executive luncheon, and cocktail reception.

MarketScout has hosted the Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium since 2007 in an effort to promote innovation in the insurance industry. MarketScout and the sponsors of the symposium also support entrepreneurs launching new concepts or expanding their business models through the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA).

Innovation Partners in MarketScout’s 2012 Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium include Business Insurance, Lloyd’s of London, The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, QBE the Americas, and Vertafore. Additional insurance company sponsors include ACE Private Risk Services, Allied World (U.S.), Astonish Results, Chartis, Lexington Insurance, Way Construction and Zurich. Decus, Emecore Group, Guildford Specialty, Ironshore, James River Insurance, Seneca Insurance, StoneRidge Advisors, Torus, Tower Group, Travelers, V3 Insurance Partners, and Vela Insurance Services provided support as well.

Additional event information, including online registration, is available at www.einsurancesymposium.com/eis12/register" target="_blank" class="highlight_link">http://www.einsurancesymposium.com/eis12/register.

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