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New Risk Management Paradigms for U.S. Insurers Have Broad Implications for Talent Management and Executive Pay
Towers Watson Link to more items from this source
Apr. 23, 2014

"For many years, the measures of organizational success within the insurance industry have placed greater emphasis on absolute returns and have not adequately focused on the risks undertaken or levels of capital required to generate returns. Given the long tail of some types of insured risks, there was an inherent disconnect between incentive plan cycles (in most cases, with payouts based on performance over one or three years) and a truer time period for measuring the success of executive decision-making and company health. At the executive levels, insurance companies are beginning to think at a new level about the metrics used for measuring performance, the goals that they establish in relation to those metrics and the most appropriate time frames for measuring performance."

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