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Leo Ronken

Property/Casualty Senior Consulting Underwriter, Cologne

Leo Ronken is a Senior Consulting Underwriter for Gen Re's Global Property Facultative department based in Cologne.

  • Insuring Recycling Centres – Money to Burn?

    Ausgabe: Oct 10, 2017|English

    Covering the recycling industry currently represents a huge challenge for insurers and reinsurers as both the frequency and the severity of fire losses make it difficult to insure such risks on a profitable level.

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  • Lithium-Ion Batteries – A New Fire Risk?

    Ausgabe: Sep 20, 2017|English

    Lithium-ion batteries have been established as an indispensable source of energy in all dimensions of our lifestyles. However, media reports continue to identify fires in connection with these batteries, some with disastrous consequences.

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  • Holzwerkstoffe – ein Betonersatz?

    Ausgabe: Mar 21, 2017|Deutsch

    Weltweit werden immer mehr Gebäude aus Holzwerkstoffen errichtet. Der vorliegende Beitrag stellt die Vor- und Nachteile dieser neuen Baustoffe vor und befasst sich mit den wichtigsten Überlegungen für das Underwriting.

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  • Engineered Wood – A Burning Issue for Insurers?

    Von Leo Ronken |Jan 16, 2017|English

    Wood-based buildings and high-rises are increasingly common around the world. People are even talking about engineered wood becoming the world’s predominant construction material. But insurers need to be aware of the potential downside risks that accompany...

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