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Risk International Adds Insurance Coverage Attorney

Risk International announced that Michael Thoits has joined the outsourced risk management provider. Risk International offers risk management, insurance claims mitigation, loss prevention, claims recovery, due diligence and benefits advisory services. Founded in 1986, it serves Fortune 1000 and private …

Texas Insurance Department Names Davis Associate Commissioner of Fraud Unit

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) appointed Chris Davis as the new associate commissioner of TDI’s Fraud Unit. Davis is a licensed Texas attorney and peace officer. He was previously employed as a managing associate at the Kroll Security Group. …

Court Named President of First American Property and Casualty Insurance Group

First American Property and Casualty Insurance Group named James J. Court president of the company, effective June 23, 2014. Court is based in the company’s office located in Santa Ana, Calif. Court served as senior vice president and chief operating …

Hennessy Appointed President and COO of CNA Canada

CNA Financial Corporation announced the appointment of John Hennessy to president and chief operating officer of CNA Canada. Following a transition, the appointment will be effective in mid-September. Hennessy will be responsible for executing profitable growth strategies for the global …

Third Party Adminstrator Expands Into Texas

Calif.-based Athens Administrators, a full-service, third-party claims administration services provider since 1976, is expanding into Texas and appointing Vance A. Root as executive vice president, in charge of driving expansion and operational efforts in the Southern United States Region. Athens’ …

BSA Promotes Corser to Claim Examiner II

Brentwood Services Administrators Inc. (BSA)., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., recently promoted Justin Corser, of Nashville, on its Tennessee Claims Department team to the position of claim examiner II, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of BSA. In …

IFG Announces Roblek Managing Director of Property Unit

IFG Companies has announced that C. Gregory Roblek has joined as a managing director — Property. In that role, Roblek will participate in the opening of a new IFG office in the Los Angeles area, and will be responsible for …

York International Expands Financial Lines Capabilities in London

York International, a subsidiary of York Risk Services Group and a part of York Specialized Loss Adjusting, has appointed Carlos Michel as senior adjuster in a further expansion of its Financial Lines claims capabilities in London. Michel will deliver claims …

Gen Re Announces Senior Appointments in Asia Pacific

Gen Re announced a number of senior appointments in the Asia Pacific region. Pietro Toffanello will assume the role of property/casualty regional manager for Asia Pacific, in addition to his role of managing director of General Reinsurance Australia Ltd. Andrew …

White Joins Brentwood Services Administrators as Claim Specialist

Brentwood Services Administrators Inc. (BSA)., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., recently employed Susan White, of Freeport, Ill., as a claim specialist, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of BSA. In her new position, White is responsible for reviewing, …