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EFI Global Names Mele President

EFI Global, a forensic engineering, fire investigation, environmental and laboratory testing services firm with locations in the U.S. and Canada, appointed Jeremy J. Mele company president. As president, Mele reports to the CEO and is responsible for the management and …

Gen Re Names Co-Presidents to Lead Global Direct P/C Reinsurance

General Re Corporation announces senior appointments at General Reinsurance Corporation, the group’s global direct property/casualty reinsurance operation. Robert M. Jones will serve as co-president and chief marketing officer for global marketing. Carole M. Ferrero will also assume the title of …

CBIZ Announces Leadership Changes to Florida Insurance Practice

CBIZ announced leadership changes to its Florida practices of CBIZ Insurance Services, Inc., the company’s property and casualty insurance division. The changes are a result of CBIZ’s recent acquisition of Delray Beach-based Weekes & Callaway. Mike Callaway has been appointed …

Former Deputy AG Mattax Named Texas Insurance Commissioner

A former top deputy of Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is taking over the Texas Department of Insurance. David Mattax was named commissioner on Jan. 12. He is currently a deputy attorney general who took the lead defending Republican-drawn Texas voting …

Higginbotham Adds Stick in Dallas as Sr. Loss Control Consultant

Higginbotham has hired Steven Stick as senior loss control consultant in the independent insurance, risk management and financial services firm’s Dallas office. Higginbotham’s control department serves customers throughout the state. The department helps businesses identify their property and liability exposures …

Crawford Names Daniel Vice President of Catastrophe Services

Atlanta-based Crawford & Company named Dan Daniel vice president of Catastrophe Services for its U.S. Property & Casualty unit, and becomes a member of its leadership team. He brings more than 20 years of senior claims experience to his position, …

Cunningham Lindsey Adds Whitlock to Pacific Northwest Adjuster Roster

Cunningham Lindsey announced the addition of Travis Whitlock to the Pacific Northwest loss adjusting office. He will be based in Anchorage, Alaska, and will cover the entire state. Whitlock has eight years of adjusting and estimating experience in the state …

Deiter Named Insurance Director for South Dakota

South Dakota Labor and Regulation Secretary Marcia Hultman named Larry Deiter as the new director of the Division of Insurance effective immediately. As director, Deiter will continue to be active at the national level in the National Association of Insurance …

Gen Re Announces Senior Appointments

Gen Re, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announced senior appointments at General Re Corporation, the holding company of the Group. Damon Vocke has been promoted to president. Bill Gasdaska, currently serving as the Group CFO, has been promoted to executive vice …

Crawford Names Trezise Vice President of Casualty

Crawford & Company named Tom Trezise vice president of casualty for its U.S. Property & Casualty unit. He brings more than 35 years of legal and claims experience to his position, and he reports to David Repinski, chief executive officer, …