DUAL News & Media


11 02, 2021

DUAL Hires New Leadership to Expand North America Cyber Division

DUAL North America announced Thursday the expansion of its Cyber Liability underwriting unit with the addition of Larry Baldino and Kate Walas, with former Chubb manager Baldino assuming the role of Division Leader.

04 01, 2021

DUAL appoints James O'Connor as CEO to drive ambitious growth in the US

DUAL, the underwriting arm of Howden Group Holdings, and the world’s largest international underwriting agency, today announced the significant new appointment of James O’Connor as CEO, DUAL North America with immediate effect. O’Connor will be a [...]

02 11, 2020

DUAL Makes Some Big Wins - Toro De Oro Award

The ‘Stronger Together’ Hyperion conference, held in Seville in 2015, established the inaugural award to recognize individuals and groups within our company who exemplify cross-group collaborations. This award became known as the ‘Toro de Oro’ [...]

27 07, 2020

DUAL Offers New Contractors Professional/Pollution Liability Product

DUAL North America has introduced a new product expanding its Specialty Casualty Division, Contractors Professional/Pollution Liability (CPPL). The product will enhance the current environmental, professional, and contractors’ liability products [...]

01 07, 2020

A PRIDEful Month at DUAL

What was Ms. Muffet eating when she sat on her tuffet? What landlocked country borders Chile and Brazil? What unit is made up of four quarts? These were some of the fun trivia questions that vexed several DUAL employees during the recent trivia [...]

10 06, 2020

How to Avoid E&O Mishaps With Flood Insurance

Retail agents and insurance brokers must understand that standard homeowners and dwelling or commercial property insurance policies do not include coverage for flooding events. At DUAL, we recommend you always offer primary flood insurance and [...]

20 04, 2020

The Effects of COVID-19 on the Insurance Industry

Before we dive in, above all else, DUAL hopes you and your loved ones are well and safe.

02 03, 2020

How Does the Private Flood Market Compete Against the NFIP?

When a flood risk crosses your desk, your first thought may be the National Flood Insurance Program but did you know the Private Flood Market is giving the NFIP a run for its money? There are many types of risks where a Private Flood Market quote [...]

01 03, 2020

DUAL Specialty Underwriter Expands with the Addition of Heather Black

DUAL Specialty Underwriting (DSU), the Management Liability division of DUAL North America, is proud to announce the recent addition of Heather Black as a Senior Underwriter.  

20 01, 2020

Obstacles & Opportunities Facing Private Flood Insurance

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been under financial strain for years due to losses from more frequent and severe storms. For almost 40 years, the NFIP has been the principal market for primary flood insurance coverage. Back in [...]

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