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Walsh Joins York as President, Risk Management Practices York Risk Services Group, a national provider of claims management, managed care, specialized loss adjusting, alternative risk programs, pool administration and other insurance services, named Patrick J. Walsh as president of York’s …

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CNA Appoints Townsend Senior Vice President, Claim CNA appointed Joel Townsend senior vice president, Claim. He will report to David Perry, senior vice president, Specialty Claim. Most recently, Townsend served as senior vice president and Worldwide Specialty Claims manager at …

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PDA Appoints Salazar CFO Jennifer Salazar has joined Property Damage Appraisers’ (PDA) C-suite leadership team as chief financial officer. The role rounds out the PDA leadership team as well as further strengthens the company to meet client needs and capture …

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Chubb Announces Retirement of Rees Fletcher, Chairman of Bermuda Insurance Rees Fletcher, chairman of its Bermuda-based insurance operations, will retire on 31 March 2016, bringing to a close a distinguished 27-year career with the company. On January 14, 2016, ACE …

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Assurant Names Mergelmeyer COO As part of its ongoing strategic realignment, Assurant, Inc. announced that Gene Mergelmeyer will be appointed to the role of chief operating officer, effective July 1, 2016. In his new role, he will be responsible for …

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One Call Care Management Appoints Dale Wolf as President and CEO One Call Care Management announced that Executive Chairman Dale Wolf will be assuming the additional role of president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Late last year, One Call …

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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 …