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Scott Tamura Joins Bolton & Company California-based Bolton & Company, a national employee-owned insurance broker, named Scott Tamura vice president of the newly established Technical Consulting Unit within the organization’s Employee Benefits Department. Tamura will lead the new team which …

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Byrne-Jones Appointed Director, Casualty Specialty Risks for Crawford & Company Crawford & Company appointed Rowena Byrne-Jones as a director of Casualty Specialist Risks. Byrne-Jones is regularly involved in multi-million pound losses involving multiple claimants, often in the glare of media …

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Crawford Global Technical Services Expands Team in Illinois Atlanta-based Crawford & Company, a global independent provider of claims management solutions, named Richard Grganto national general adjuster for Crawford GTS. A 25-year industry veteran, Grganto will based in Schaumburg, Ilinois. Grganto …

Florida Insurance Commissioner McCarty to Resign May 2

Kevin McCarty, who helped guide Florida’s fragile insurance market in the wake of eight hurricanes a decade ago, announced Tuesday that he is resigning as the state’s insurance commissioner. During his 13-year tenure, McCarty dealt with the near collapse of …

CNA Appoints McCarron Senior Vice President, Commercial Claim

CNA announced the recent appointment of Peter McCarron as senior vice president, Commercial Claim. He will report to Andrew Pinkes, executive vice president, Worldwide P&C Claim. McCarron joins CNA from Zurich North America, where he most recently served as senior …

Murphy Named New President and CEO of Safety, Brussard to Retire and Remain Chairman

Boston-based Safety Insurance Group, Inc. announced that David F. Brussard, current president and chief executive officer of Safety Insurance will retire effective March 31, 2016. The Board of Directors appointed George M. Murphy, vice president of Marketing, as the new …

Restaurant Programs of America and Innovative Coverage Concepts Appoint New Claims Management Director

New Jersey-based Restaurant Programs of America (RPA) and Innovative Coverage Concepts (ICC) announced that Susan LaBar joined the sister restaurant insurance company in order to develop and implement customized risk solutions. In her new role as director of Claims Management, …

Poirier Named New Church Mutual CEO

Wisconsin-based Church Mutual Insurance Company, a provider of insurance services to religious organizations and schools in all 50 states, announced the planned succession of the company’s senior executive leadership. Michael E. Ravn, chief executive officer, will retire effective January 8, …

Crawford Global Technical Services Adds Seasoned Claims Adjuster Christensen to Los Angeles Team

Crawford & Company, a global independent provider of claims management solutions,  named Steve Christensen executive general adjuster for Crawford GTS. A 28-year industry veteran, Christensen will manage claims out of Crawford’s Los Angeles office. Christensen’s technical expertise spans several areas …

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Names Steiner as Head of Property, Canada

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names Yvonne Steiner as head of Property, Canada. Steiner will lead property underwriting operations for the region, with teams based in Toronto and Vancouver. She will be based in Toronto and succeeds Claudio Totino who is …