Thursday July 9, 2020

Ireland must raise its insurance game

Kevin Thompson, head of Insurance Ireland, says there is a lot of work to be done if this country wants to retain its competitive edge in insurance. Emma Kennedy reports.

15th June, 2013
Kevin Thompson, chief executive of Insurance Ireland: insurance sector cannot 'be complacent'. Photo: Conor Healy

Ireland needs to stay on its toes if it is to keep major international insurers here. That's according to Kevin Thompson, the chief executive of Insurance Ireland, the newly-rebranded representative body for the insurance industry.

The organisation, which was previously known as the Irish Insurance Federation, held its AGM last week, and Thompson made it clear that Ireland needed to work hard to maintain its competitive edge.

Speaking to this newspaper ahead of last week's...

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