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IFG Announces Roblek Managing Director of Property Unit

IFG Companies has announced that C. Gregory Roblek has joined as a managing director — Property. In that role, Roblek will participate in the opening of a new IFG office in the Los Angeles area, and will be responsible for …

York International Expands Financial Lines Capabilities in London

York International, a subsidiary of York Risk Services Group and a part of York Specialized Loss Adjusting, has appointed Carlos Michel as senior adjuster in a further expansion of its Financial Lines claims capabilities in London. Michel will deliver claims …

Gen Re Announces Senior Appointments in Asia Pacific

Gen Re announced a number of senior appointments in the Asia Pacific region. Pietro Toffanello will assume the role of property/casualty regional manager for Asia Pacific, in addition to his role of managing director of General Reinsurance Australia Ltd. Andrew …

White Joins Brentwood Services Administrators as Claim Specialist

Brentwood Services Administrators Inc. (BSA)., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., recently employed Susan White, of Freeport, Ill., as a claim specialist, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of BSA. In her new position, White is responsible for reviewing, …

McCafferty Appointed CEO of Flood Re

Brendan McCafferty has been appointed CEO of Flood Re, after a selection process run by the Flood Re directors and senior representatives from the insurance industry. Currently commercial director at Paymentshield, McCafferty will begin his new role in Q4 2014. …

Former West Virginia Governor Caperton Joins Insurance Broker

Former West Virginia Gov. Gaston Caperton has been appointed as a senior adviser to an insurance broker. USI Insurance Services says in a news release that Caperton will help strengthen the company’s client base in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia …

GEICO Announces Officer Appointments

GEICO recently announced a number of officer appointments: Michelle Trindade, vice president of the competitive advantage leadership group at the company’s corporate offices in Chevy Chase, Md. Kevin Kawa, assistant vice president, select GEICO staff counsel operations. Lee Meeler, assistant …

Slimowicz Named Crum & Forster Chief Claims Officer

Crum & Forster announced that Anthony R. Slimowicz will join the firm as senior vice president and chief claims officer effective June 30, 2014. He will report to Doug Libby, chairman and CEO, and will be based at the company’s …

Canal Insurance Company Appoints New Executives to Leadership Team

S.C.-based Canal Insurance Company, a provider of insurance to commercial trucking and specialty transportation insureds,  appointed of Tim Horgan, vice president – Transportation and chief marketing officer, and Bob Pace, vice president and chief claims officer, to the executive leadership …

Walls Joins Safety National as VP of Communications and Strategic Analysis

Safety National Casualty Corporation, a provider of excess workers’ compensation and large casualty offerings, named Mark Walls vice president of Communications and Strategic Analysis. In his new capacity with Safety National, Walls will lead all thought-leadership activities by combining industry …