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Friday, February 28, 2014

Clements Worldwide Announces the Global Launch of its Sixth Annual Expat Youth Scholarship Contest

Clements Worldwide, leading provider of international insurance, is tomorrow launching its annual Expat Youth Scholarship (EYS) contest, which awards a total combined scholarship prize of $10,000 to six expatriate students. With more than 8,000 participants every year, the 2014 Expat Youth Scholarship is highly anticipated by the expat community across the globe. This year, the contest requires students, ages 13 to 18, to submit an essay demonstrating how their experience living overseas has empowered them as an individual.

“This year’s theme will give expat students the opportunity to reflect on new insights they have gleaned from their time abroad. As an extension to our commitment to expats, Clements is extremely proud to support children of families living and working overseas, and we look forward to receiving strong entries that demonstrate their enriching experiences,” says Sergio Sanchez, Chief Marketing Officer at Clements Worldwide. Building upon the momentum of last year’s record-breaking scholarship contest, the 2014 EYS is poised to be the most successful contest to date.

The contest will once again leverage social media platforms for both the submission and voting processes, engaging the expat community around the world. Expat students can apply by visiting the Expat Youth Scholarship Facebook page at to see entry requirements and submit their essay. Family and friends are encouraged to participate by visiting the EYS Facebook page and clicking the “Like” button to become a fan. Once a fan, you will be able to access the contest application in the menu bar to read submissions and vote for your favorite entry in each age category during the popular vote.

The deadline for submissions is April 30th (11:59pm U.S. EST). Fans of the EYS Facebook page can vote for their favorite entries from June 1st to June 30th (11:59pm U.S. EST). Based on the final tallies at the end of the online voting period, the EYS winners (first, second, and third place winners in two age categories) will be announced July 18th.

For more information on entry requirements and guidelines, visit our dedicated Facebook page:

Monday, February 10, 2014

Clements Worldwide Partners with American Chemical Society to Deliver Guaranteed-Issue International Term Life Insurance

Clements Worldwide today announced that it is now providing members of the American Chemical Society (ACS) with guaranteed-issue term life insurance for themselves and their families living and working overseas. 

Clements’ global life insurance solution is the first of its kind to be made available to ACS international members and their families. This coverage offers them vital financial security and peace of mind. Upon enrollment, international members are instantly protected by Clements’ fully portable coverage with no required medical exams or lengthy underwriting. Enrolled participants will remain covered as long as they are active members of the association, up until the age of 71.

 With more than 161,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society of chemists, chemical engineers and related professionals around the globe. ACS has local and national chapters within the United States as well as a robust international membership representing more than 100 countries. 

In addition to comprehensive term life benefits like coverage for death due to illness, accidents or acts of terrorism and a dedicated team of customer service representatives, the innovative partnership between Clements and ACS gives members access to a wide suite of international insurance educational materials. Other leading association partners that have successfully integrated Clements’ solutions include PMI and IEEE. 

“At Clements, we pride ourselves in offering peace of mind to our customers in more than 170 countries. Our new partnership with the American Chemical Society is all about creating lasting member value through a distinctive portfolio of insurance programs that leverage ACS’ strength in numbers, beginning with a comprehensive term life insurance solution,” said Dante Disparte, Managing Director of Partner Solutions at Clements.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Clements Worldwide Appoints New Managing Director for Growing London Operations

Clements Worldwide, the world’s leading provider of international insurance solutions for expatriates and international organizations, today announced that Simon Townsend has been appointed Managing Director of its London operations, following the promotion of Dan Francis to Vice President, Global Business Development.

Simon will use leadership experience, skills and relationships gained from over 20 years in the international insurance industry to lead the continued expansion of Clements’ European footprint, which has seen significant success since its establishment in 2009. He will lead a growing team of 20 professionals and be based in Clements’ London office.

In his most recent senior management role at Towergate Insurance, Simon managed six regional brokerage businesses resulting in significant profit achievements, and worked to introduce valuable sales and pipeline planning best practices.  He has previously held executive positions at HSBC, AXA and Norwich Union.

“We are very excited to have a seasoned insurance professional like Simon on board to lead our highly successful European operations. He brings with him decades of industry experience which will no doubt prove to be very useful as we look to capitalize on our recent success in the region and further diversify our business,” said Chris Beck, President of Clements Worldwide. “The Clements team look forward to working with Simon to ensure that we continue delivering world-class insurance solutions to clients.”