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Zayicek Appointed Head of ING Insurance North America

ING announced the hire of Ernie Zayicek as a director, leading the coverage of North American insurance companies. He will focus on transactions for ING’s North American insurance clients and will report to Nick Smit, head of Financial Institutions North …

Lanno Appointed New Senior Vice President of Safelite Solutions

Dino Lanno has been named the new senior vice president of Safelite Solutions, a multi-faceted claims management service organization provider for the fleet and insurance companies. In this role, he is responsible for strategic and national account sales and client …

IAnet Adds Wilcox to Increase Appraisal Management Services

Nationwide insurance appraisal management company IAnet welcomes Account Executive Ty Wilcox to the business development team. With the rapid growth of IAnet’s claims management services, in property and heavy equipment, Wilcox will play a key role on the team. Prior …

MarketScout Hires Thompson as Claim Services Manager

MarketScout named Kirt Thompson as the new claim services manager. Thompson is based in the corporate office in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining MarketScout, Thompson served as the corporate workers’ compensation manager for one of the world’s largest plastic manufacturers. …

Zeitman Named President of Admiral Insurance

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced that Steven S. Zeitman has been named president of Admiral Insurance, a W. R. Berkley Company and excess/surplus lines carrier, succeeding James S. Carey. The appointment is effective immediately. Zeitman has nearly 45 years of …

Liberty International Underwriters Names Rogin Chief Claims Officer

Jessica Rogin has been appointed chief claims officer for Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), part of Liberty Mutual Insurance. Based in New York, Rogin will oversee claims for LIU’s U.S. specialty product lines including primary and excess casualty, management and professional …

State Farm Names Tipsord CEO

State Farm Chairman and CEO Edward B. Rust Jr. announced that Michael Tipsord, State Farm president and chief operating officer, will succeed him in September as chief executive officer. Rust, in speaking during a company wide telecast, told the audience …

Markel Corporation Names Clancy Chief Operating Officer, Claims

Markel Corporation named Mike Clancy chief operating officer of Markel Claims, effective June 15. In Clancy’s new position, he will be based in Richmond, Virginia and report to Nick Conca, chief claims officer. Clancy will focus primarily on accelerating efforts …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Appoints Emerson to Lead Liability Claims in Canada

Boston-based Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance named Paul Emerson as head of Liability Claims in Canada. Emerson comes to BHSI from the law firm of Clyde & Co Canada LLP. At Clyde & Co, Emerson specialized in coverage advice and litigation, …

Gilliland Named Chairman of Oklahoma Workers’ Comp Commission

Gov. Mary Fallin has named Bob Gilliland of Oklahoma City as chairman of the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission. Gilliland was appointed in 2013 as one of the three initial members on the commission. He takes over as chairman on June …