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Crawford Names Spencer Vice President of Operational Compliance

Atlanta-based Crawford & Company named Judson Spencer vice president, operational compliance. Spencer assumes the responsibilities of Robert Stevens, who recently retired from Crawford after 24 years with the Company. Spencer brings more than 10 years of claims operations management, organizational …

Glause Named Wyoming Insurance Commissioner

Gov. Matt Mead announced Friday he has named a Cheyenne man Wyoming’s next insurance commissioner. The state insurance commissioner helps regulate the insurance marketplace in Wyoming. Paul Thomas “Tom” Glause currently is vice chairman of the Wyoming Board of Equalization …

New State Fire Marshal Appointed to West Virginia Fire Commission

The West Virginia Fire Commission has appointed a Charleston firefighter as state fire marshal. Charleston Fire Department Capt. Ken Tyree will replace Tony Carrico, who is leaving the position at the end of the year. Media outlets report that the …

CNA’s Lindemann Announces Retirement

CNA Financial Corporation announced the retirement of Robert Lindemann, president and chief operating officer of CNA Commercial—a $3.5 billion commercial property and casualty business—effective December 31, 2014. With an insurance career that spans more than three decades, Lindemann used his …

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. …