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Karlyn Carnahan Joins Celent as Research Director

Celent announced that Karlyn Carnahan, a former principal with Novarica, has joined its insurance practice as a research director focused on property/casualty underwriting, claims, distribution management and insurance strategy in North America. Highlights of Karlyn’s career include: Over 40 research …

AIR Worldwide Appoints Dr. Guin Executive Vice President

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) named Dr. Jayanta Guin executive vice president. In his new role, Dr. Guin will continue to direct AIR’s innovative research program as well as assist with strategic management of AIR’s overall business strategy and …

IAS Claim Services Hires New Director of Business Development

IAS Claim Services, a national independent insurance claims service provider, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Michael Taylor as director of Business Development. “We are delighted to welcome Michael Taylor in his new role of Director of Business …

SUNZ Insurance Hires Fischer as Staff Legal Counsel

Sarasota-based SUNZ Insurance Company hired Brian Fischer to serve as in-house legal counsel. Fischer’s duties will include the oversight and management of the claims handling process for its professional employer organization and staffing company insureds as well as assisting with …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Names Dunn VP, Healthcare Professional Liability

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) appointed Stephen M. Dunn vice president, Healthcare Professional Liability. Dunn joins BHSI with more than two decades in the healthcare insurance industry. “With over 20 years of industry experience, Steve will play a critical role …

Roller Returns to Brentwood Services Administrators As Claim Rep

Lisa Roller returned to Tenn.-based Brentwood Services Administrators (BSA) as a claim representative in the general liability claim department, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of BSA. Roller began her career in claims while working for the …

Endurance Insurance Names Spallone SVP for Western Region

Endurance Insurance announced that Joe Spallone joined the firm’s Commercial Management Liability team as senior vice president with day to day responsibility for the western region. Spallone will report to Joe ODonnell, executive vice president, Commercial Management Liability and will …

GEICO Names Miller Vice President of Dallas Regional Operation

GEICO, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, announced that Robert Miller, senior vice president, is returning to Dallas to head the company’s regional operation, the office he originally opened for GEICO in 1987. At the same time, …

AGCS Restructures Global Claims Team

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the industrial and specialist risk insurer of Allianz Group, has created a new chief claims officer position on its Management Board, appointing Alexander Mack to this role effective April 1, 2014. Mack, who …

BSA Hires McPhatter as Senior Claims Representative

Brentwood Services Administrators, a wholly owned subsidiary of Brentwood Services Inc., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., recently employed Adriene McPhatter as a senior claims representative, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of Brentwood Services Administrators (BSA). Brentwood Services …