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State Auto Makes Leadership Changes

State Auto Financial Corp. recently announced changes to the company’s leadership and a redefining of the company’s key business units. The changes were announced by Mike LaRocco, who took over as president and CEO in May. Kim Garland has been …

Bowman Stepping Down as Crawford & Company CEO

Atlanta-based Crawford & Company announced that Jeffrey T. Bowman is stepping down after nearly eight years as president and CEO and after more than 24 years of service with Crawford & Company. Board member Harsha V. Agadi has been appointed …

New Arizona Acting Director of Insurance Named

Arizona Governor Douglas A. Ducey has appointed Darren T. Ellingson as acting director of Insurance. Ellingson replaces Germaine Marks, who recently resigned as director to accept a position in the private sector. Ellingson has served as the Arizona Department of …

Cunningham Lindsey Names 2 Leaders to Catastrophe Team

Cunningham Lindsey, a global loss adjusting and risk management services company, announced the addition of Denise Long as vice president of Catastrophe Operations and Michael Bruce as director of Flood Operations. Long will refine and direct the company’s Catastrophe Services …

GEICO Promotes Rogers to Senior Vice President

George Rogers has been promoted to senior vice president at GEICO. Rogers’ new responsibilities include oversight for the company’s southeast and Midwest operations in addition to his current duties as vice president of regional operations in Lakeland, Fla. Rogers joined …

Krawitz Joins York Risk Services Group as General Counsel

York Risk Services Group, a provider of claims management, managed care, specialized loss adjusting, alternative risk programs, pool administration and other insurance services, announced that Michael Krawitz joined the company as senior vice president and general counsel. In this role, …

W. R. Berkley Corporation Continues Succession Plan

W. R. Berkley Corporation’s Board of Directors announced that the Company’s founder and its current chairman and chief executive officer, William R. Berkley, will become executive chairman on October 31, 2015. At that time, W. Robert Berkley, Jr. will assume …

Schnitzer to Succeed Fishman as Travelers CEO Effective December 1

Travelers announced that Alan D. Schnitzer will succeed Jay S. Fishman as chief executive officer, effective December 1, 2015, and has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective the same date. Fishman said he will still play an …

Union Mutual of Vermont Companies Promotes Amick to AVP of Claims

Union Mutual of Vermont Companies has promoted John W. Amick, CPCU to assistant vice president of Claims. Amick joined Union Mutual in 1991 as a claims adjuster. He has since worked for the Company as a regional general adjuster and …

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Appoints McNulty as Head of Claims in Canada

Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty named Bernard McNulty head of claims Canada effective immediately. Based in Toronto, he will report directly to Ulrich Kadow, chief agent Canada, with a matrix report to Terry Campbell, regional …