Claims Journal » people moves http://www.claimsjournal.com Insurance news and resources for the claims industry Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:29:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 Karlyn Carnahan Joins Celent as Research Director http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/national/2014/04/15/247449.htm Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:20:02 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=247449 Celent announced that Karlyn Carnahan, a former principal with Novarica, has joined its insurance practice as a research director focused on property/casualty underwriting, claims, distribution management and insurance strategy in North America. Highlights of Karlyn’s career include: Over 40 research …

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AIR Worldwide Appoints Dr. Guin Executive Vice President http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/international/2014/04/14/247399.htm Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:31:13 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=247399 Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) named Dr. Jayanta Guin executive vice president. In his new role, Dr. Guin will continue to direct AIR’s innovative research program as well as assist with strategic management of AIR’s overall business strategy and …

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IAS Claim Services Hires New Director of Business Development http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/southcentral/2014/04/08/247150.htm Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:02:52 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=247150 IAS Claim Services, a national independent insurance claims service provider, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Michael Taylor as director of Business Development. “We are delighted to welcome Michael Taylor in his new role of Director of Business …

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SUNZ Insurance Hires Fischer as Staff Legal Counsel http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/southeast/2014/04/04/246983.htm Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:06:13 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=246983 Sarasota-based SUNZ Insurance Company hired Brian Fischer to serve as in-house legal counsel. Fischer’s duties will include the oversight and management of the claims handling process for its professional employer organization and staffing company insureds as well as assisting with …

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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Names Dunn VP, Healthcare Professional Liability http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/east/2014/04/01/246780.htm Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:47:20 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=246780 Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) appointed Stephen M. Dunn vice president, Healthcare Professional Liability. Dunn joins BHSI with more than two decades in the healthcare insurance industry. “With over 20 years of industry experience, Steve will play a critical role …

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Roller Returns to Brentwood Services Administrators As Claim Rep http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/southeast/2014/04/01/246766.htm Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:23:39 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=246766 Lisa Roller returned to Tenn.-based Brentwood Services Administrators (BSA) as a claim representative in the general liability claim department, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of BSA. Roller began her career in claims while working for the …

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Endurance Insurance Names Spallone SVP for Western Region http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/west/2014/03/28/246641.htm Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:11 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=246641 Endurance Insurance announced that Joe Spallone joined the firm’s Commercial Management Liability team as senior vice president with day to day responsibility for the western region. Spallone will report to Joe ODonnell, executive vice president, Commercial Management Liability and will …

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GEICO Names Miller Vice President of Dallas Regional Operation http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/southcentral/2014/03/27/246553.htm Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:19:59 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=246553 GEICO, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, announced that Robert Miller, senior vice president, is returning to Dallas to head the company’s regional operation, the office he originally opened for GEICO in 1987. At the same time, …

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AGCS Restructures Global Claims Team http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/international/2014/03/21/246294.htm Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:53:18 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=246294 Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the industrial and specialist risk insurer of Allianz Group, has created a new chief claims officer position on its Management Board, appointing Alexander Mack to this role effective April 1, 2014. Mack, who …

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BSA Hires McPhatter as Senior Claims Representative http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/southeast/2014/03/20/246237.htm Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:26:14 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=246237 Brentwood Services Administrators, a wholly owned subsidiary of Brentwood Services Inc., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., recently employed Adriene McPhatter as a senior claims representative, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of Brentwood Services Administrators (BSA). Brentwood Services …

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GenRe Announces Claims Appointments http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/international/2014/03/20/246207.htm Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:54:21 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=246207 General Reinsurance Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announced the promotion of Martin Hacala to global claims manager. In addition, Ron Lepinskas joined Gen Re Claims as global casualty lines manager, and Geoff Piggot assumed responsibility for Global Property Lines. Hacala has …

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GAB Robins Expands Construction & Engineering Ops With New Hires http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/international/2014/03/12/245843.htm Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:50:07 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=245843 GAB Robins UK has appointed Andrew McDonald and Mike Hornby to senior adjusting and technical roles as part of the ongoing expansion of its Construction & Engineering (C&E) operation. McDonald, who returns to GAB Robins after 9 months at Crawford …

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York Appoints Fey Regional President for Texas http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/southcentral/2014/03/06/245591.htm Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:17:22 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=245591 York Risk Services Group. Inc., a national provider of claims management, managed care and risk management services, announced that Francis Fey will assume the position of regional president for Texas. In this role, Fey will be responsible for managing York’s …

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Brentwood Services Administrators Promotes Miller To Senior Claims Adjuster http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/southeast/2014/03/03/245421.htm Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:55:51 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=245421 Brentwood Services Administrators, headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., recently has promoted Suzanne Miller, of Bessemer, Ala., to the position of senior claims adjuster, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of BSA. In her new position, Miller handles complex …

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G.S. Jones Appoints New Director of Facilities Services http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/east/2014/02/26/245171.htm Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:36:22 +0000 http://www.claimsjournal.com/?p=245171 Pittsburg-based G.S. Jones Restoration and Consulting named Paul E. Long director of Facilities Services. G.S. Jones is a family-owned business providing specialized disaster recovery services for commercial, institutional and residential properties that have sustained fire, water, storm, explosion and other …

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