Industry Panel Examines the Future of Auto Insurance Distribution in the
United States in a Best's Review Webinar
OLDWICK, N.J. -- December 4, 2013
More than 60% of auto insurance policies in the UK are purchased online, but
not from insurance carriers. In less than a decade, insurance aggregators have
become the dominant distribution channel for auto insurance in the UK. As
aggregators are starting to establish a foothold in the US, will the market
here follow a similar pattern?
In a webinar, set for Tuesday, December 10, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time, a panel
of experts will examine this topic and provide insight into questions such as:
*What is an insurance aggregator vs. lead aggregator?
*What drove the phenomenal success of aggregators in the UK?
*Will structural differences hinder this channel in the US?
*How will the entry of aggregators alter the US distribution mix over the
*What should insurers and agents do to be on the forefront of these changes
in auto insurance distribution?
Register for the complimentary webinar at www.bestreview.com/webinars/auto13.
Panelists for this webinar include:
*Alan Bauer, Former Direct Group President, Progressive Insurance. Mr.
Bauer is currently a management consultant for insurance clients and has
been named one of Insurance & Technology’s “Top 10 Innovators of the
Decade” as well as one of Fast Company’s “Fast 50.”
*Tanguy Catlin, Principal, McKinsey & Company – Boston. Mr. Catlin is a
leader in McKinsey’s North American Insurance practice and heads its
personal lines Marketing and Sales sub-practice.
*Justin Dangel, co-founder and CEO, Consumer United, the country’s leading
online insurance brokerage firm. Consumer United was recently named one of
the “Top 10 Fastest Growing Companies in Insurance” by Inc. Magazine.
*Andrew Rose, President and CEO of Comparenow.com, a US car insurance
comparison website majority owned by Admiral Group, plc, the UK’s second
largest auto insurer. A veteran in auto insurance, Mr. Rose has also held
management positions with a number of major insurance companies including
the Admiral Group, Countrywide Insurance and Progressive Insurance.
This event is sponsored by Earnix. Visit them at www.earnix.com.
Attendees can submit questions in advance during registration, or email
questions to firstname.lastname@example.org during the live event. Coverage of the webinar
will be featured in an upcoming issue of Best’s Review. For more information
about the webinar, please call (908) 439-2200, ext. 5561, or email
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Group Vice President, Communications
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