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The global insurance industry has gone through a considerable transformation in the past decade, brought on by the consolidation of firms and the challenges that have come with both natural disasters and terrorist attacks, providing ample executive opportunity for strong leaders with financial backgrounds and a solid appreciation of risk.
The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants has over 350 member executive recruiters and insurance headhunters, around the world from more than 250 member firms specializing in the recruitment of insurance executives. AESC member insurance headhunters recruit for insurance executive positions including: General and Financial Management, Board of Directors, Marketing, Analysts, Underwriters, Appraisers, Claims, Human Resources, Business Development, Sales, Legal and IT.
Executive Insurance Job Opportunities
The With the growth of the insurance industry, insurance headhunters are looking to fulfill positions in the areas of medical services and health insurance. The insurance industry is also expanding into other financial services such as securities and mutual funds. According to the US Department of Labor Statistics, while corporate downsizing and new technology pose threats to executive insurance jobs, the changing demographics and the retirement of the baby-boom generation is allowing opportunities in these mentioned areas. Insurance carriers account for roughly 62% of jobs, while insurance agencies, brokerages and providers of other insurance-related services account for 38%.
Insurance Headhunters, Recruiters and Executive Job Opportunities
The cities offering the most executive insurance headhunters and opportunities for insurance jobs are: Vancouver, New York, London, Frankfurt, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Atlanta, Hong Kong, Chicago, Buenos Aires and Paris. See below to see how you can gain exposure to top insurance headhunters!
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