Advisory Report: IMUA President & Deputy Chair Discuss State of Inland Marine Market Ahead of 92nd Annual Meeting

Apr 19, 2023 / by AAIS posted in Inland Marine, Industry Associations, IMUA


For this Advisory Report, Stephanie Vasey, Product Manager of Commercial Lines & Inland Marine at AAIS sat down with Kevin O’Brien, President and CEO of IMUA, and Tony Falcone, Regional President of Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions and Deputy Chair of IMUA. They discussed the biggest underwriting issues arising due to the economy, the current outlook of the cargo industry’s effect on insurance coverage, what’s new at the IMUA, and more.

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A Conversation with Bob Guevara, AAIS VP, Inland Marine

Apr 26, 2022 / by AAIS posted in openIDL, Insurance, Data & Technology, Inland Marine, Tech News, Commercial Lines, Data, Data/Tech, IMUA, AAIS Views


There is no understating Bob Guevara’s contributions to AAIS and the Inland Marine insurance community: He transformed thinking about inland marine risks, raising awareness with regulators and creating new rating paradigms and valuable tools and resources for AAIS Member insurers. As he looks forward to retiring after 29 years, and transitions to a consulting role, continuing to support AAIS, Bob spoke with AAIS Views.


Let’s start at the beginning. What first drew you to the insurance industry?

Bob Guevara: When I graduated from college in the 1970s the country was coming out of a recession. There was a lot of instability out there. I wanted to join an industry that would be very stable for the long haul, which led me to insurance. I’ve been in the business ever since – 15 years of inland marine underwriting and 29 at AAIS.

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IMUA Chair & CEO Discuss Changes in the Inland Marine Market

Apr 19, 2022 / by AAIS posted in Insights, Issues & Trends, Data & Technology, Inland Marine, Insurance News/Current Events, COVID-19, AAIS News & Views, AAIS Insights, IMUA


In this edition of CEO Angles, the topic turns to the tremendous changes affecting the Inland Marine insurance market. From supply chain issues and driver shortages to government infrastructure spending, automation, even cryptocurrency, all are putting pressure on inland marine underwriters to respond.

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IMUA, Allianz Leaders Talk Inland Marine Market

Jan 28, 2021 / by AAIS posted in Community, Issues & Trends, Inland Marine, Industry Associations, Working in Insurance, IMUA, Allianz, AAIS Views, Legacy Systems


AAIS has been a longtime supporter of the Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA). The national association provides exemplary curriculum, training, and resources to strengthen underwriting in inland marine insurance. Every year, the IMUA holds an annual meeting to provide educational opportunities for professionals of all inland marine backgrounds.

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