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Canal Insurance Adds to Leadership Team

South Carolina-based Canal Insurance Company named Jarrell Hall, assistant vice president – marketing & business development and Linda Lewis, assistant vice president – casualty claims. Hall assumes the responsibility for overseeing all marketing activities and development of general agent relationships. …

Zepnick Named Regional VP of Liberty Mutual Upper Midwest Operation

Timothy Zepnick has been appointed regional vice president for Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Upper Midwest region within the company’s Business Insurance operation. Zepnick, who will be based in Waukesha, Wis., will be responsible for the profitable growth of business in the …

Patriot National Promotes McFadden To Executive Vice President

Fla.-based Patriot National, Inc., a workers’ compensation and managed care services provider, announced the promotion of Michael McFadden to executive vice president. McFadden previously served as Western Regional vice president at Patriot Underwriters and remains based at Patriot’s Western Regional …

RLI Announces Leadership Promotions

RLI Corp, a specialty insurer operating in all 50 states, announced three leadership promotions, effective immediately, that will position the company for continued success. Todd Bryant, vice president, controller, has been promoted to vice president, Finance & Controller. In this …

ACORD CEO Maciag Announces Retirement

Gregory Maciag, president and CEO of ACORD, announced his plan to retire in one year on January 15, 2016. The ACORD Board of Directors accepted the plan and approved Maciag serving as an advisor for one additional year through January …

TPA Alternative Service Concepts Hires Piper as Regional Claims Manager

Tenn.-based Alternative Service Concepts, a third party claims administrator, announced the promotion of Patricia Piper to company regional claim manager. Formerly a senior claim adjuster, Piper will be responsible for managing multiple ASC claim offices and client relationships throughout Texas. …

Coverys Hires Murphy as New Chief Operating Officer

Mass.-based Coverys, a provider of medical professional liability insurance, named Joseph Murphy as the company’s new chief operating officer, effective January 5, 2015. In his new role as COO, Murphy will oversee underwriting, marketing and risk management, and will play …

BSA Promotes Geddes to Claim Examiner I

Jeffery Alex Geddes was recently promoted to the position of claim examiner I for Tenn. -based Brentwood Services Administrators Inc. (BSA), according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer. In his new position, Geddes will be responsible for reviewing, …

Bijarchi Joins York as Vice President of Risk Management Practices

York Risk Services Group, a national provider of claims-management, medical cost containment, specialized loss adjusting, alternative risk programs, pool administration and other insurance services, announced that Bijan Bijarchi, ARM, joined the company as vice president of Risk Management Practices. York’s …

Texas Mutual Names Johnson Jr. Vice President of Claim Operations

Texas Mutual Insurance Company, a policyholder-owned company and a provider of workers’ compensation insurance, announced the hiring of Curtis Johnson, Jr.  as vice president of claim operations. Johnson assumed his new role in September. In this role, Johnson oversees all …