OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#insurance—AM Best will co-sponsor, participate and be recognized at the 6th Annual Emerging Leaders Conference, which acknowledges high-performing individuals and provides professional training to develop the next generation of insurance industry leaders. The event, which will take place February 4-6, 2024, in San Antonio, TX, is hosted jointly with the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) and the Insurance Careers Movement.
AM Best Director Daniel Jimenez and Associate Director Craig Draghi will be honored at the annual event by conference organizers as emerging leaders in the insurance industry. Jimenez started at AM Best as a junior statistical analyst and now oversees a team of financial data analysts that support the company’s strategic decision-making process. Draghi started at AM Best as an associate analyst in the life/health ratings division and now manages a team of operations analysts that have an internal focus on core rating systems.
“Daniel and Craig being recognized at the Emerging Leaders Conference is a great recognition of their dedication and commitment to AM Best and the insurance industry,” said AM Best Rating Services Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Andrea Keenan. “AM Best is once again proud to be a supporter of this conference, and the Insurance Careers Movement as well. We view this as a tremendous opportunity to support young professionals as they develop into being tomorrow’s industry leaders.”
Additionally, Keenan will join a panel discussion on Monday, Feb. 5, at 10:30 a.m. (CST), titled, “Seismic Shifts & Transformation in Insurance.” Joining Keenan on the panel will be Jessica Hanna, senior vice president, public affairs, APCIA; Kirstin Marr, chief analytics officer, Insurity; and Seema Taneja, senior government affairs officer, Corebridge Financial. The session will take place in the Alamo Ballroom Salons ABC.
The Insurance Careers Movement is an industrywide initiative designed to raise awareness of the diverse career options that risk management and insurance offer, and AM Best is actively participating in the movement to address the industry’s critical talent gap issue. The Insurance Careers Movement has grown to more than 1,000 different insurance carriers, companies, media organizations and third-party vendors from around the globe.
For additional questions about the conference at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, please visit the event website or contact Marguerite Tortorello, executive director of the Insurance Careers Movement at [email protected].
AMBest TV also will provide coverage of the conference. For daily reports and interviews, visit www.ambest.tv/elc24 during the event or look for the Emerging Leaders Conference-related playlist under the “Event Coverage 2024” tab at www.ambest.tv.
AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry. Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. For more information, visit www.ambest.com.
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