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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 …

AIG Announces New Executive Leadership Team

American International Group, Inc. announced the formation of a new Executive Leadership Team, designed to execute the company’s strategic priorities and provide value to its approximately 90 million clients around the world. “Our new management structure will ensure we have …

Falchuk Named Head of Claims for Hiscox USA

Hiscox, a global specialist insurer, announced the appointment of Bryan Falchuk as head of Claims for its fast-growing Hiscox USA business unit. Falchuk will be based in Atlanta and replaces former head of Claims Nicole Goodwin, who became chief underwriting …

MEMIC Promotes 3 New Claims Directors

Workers’ compensation specialist The MEMIC Group announced the promotion of Wanda Periou to director of Claims for the Atlantic Region, Karen Porter to director of Technical Operations for the Atlantic and Northeast Regions and Joeline D’Anjou to director of Claims …