Reinsurer Scor close to female quota
Margareta Pagano is a former business editor of the Independent on Sunday who now writes columns and business interviews for a range of publications, including the Independent, Independent on Sunday and London Evening Standard.
Sunday 21 April 2013
Fields Wicker-Miurin, the London Stock Exchange's former head of strategy, is to join the board of Scor, the world's fifth biggest reinsurance company.
A fluent French speaker, Ms Wicker-Miurin is in demand over the Channel after the government's decision to impose quotas for female directors.
The American-born former banker and venture capitalist is also on the board of BNP Paribas, one of France's biggest banks. Scor is also on the hunt for another woman director.
Ms Wicker-Miurin said she was "delighted" to be joining Scor at "such an interesting time".
Reinsurers have recently increased in importance due to the number of natural disasters in recent years, such as the earthquakes in New Zealand and the Fukushima disaster. Insurers use the secondary market to help protect their balance sheets against huge pay-outs for damage caused by these events.
- 4 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
- 5 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
Michelle Obama highlights harsh restrictions faced by Saudi women after meeting King Salman without wearing a headscarf
Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
Isis publicly behead man in Syrian town square for 'insulting Allah' as he screams for help
One spelling error costs Companies House up to £9 million after being sued for ruining business
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
iJobs Money & Business
£13000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This Pension Specialist was established ...
£23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: Market Research Executive...
£25000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A Technical Report Writer is re...
Competitive salary & benefits!: MBDA UK Ltd: MBDA UK LTD Indirect Procurement...