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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 …

Breckenridge Insurance Services Hires Michael J. Foley as Area President to Lead West Coast Brokerage Expansion

KENNESAW, Ga., July 16, 2014 — Breckenridge Insurance Services, the wholesale commercial brokerage division of Breckenridge Insurance Group, has named Michael J. Foley as area president to head up West Coast brokerage expansion efforts. Foley brings nearly 25 years of …

Haag Engineering Names Kestner President and CEO

Haag Engineering Company’s Board of Directors unanimously selected Justin Kestner as its new President/CEO last month. Kestner is a senior engineer and served as the senior vice president of Haag in charge of engineering operations in his most recent role, …

QBE North America Appoints President of Property & Casualty

Robert James has been appointed president of Property and Casualty for QBE North America, which includes the program, middle markets and major broker groups. J James will be a member of the executive management board and will report to David …

Cindy Baroway Elected as President of the CPCU Society

Cindy Baroway, CPCU, M.Ed., AIC, was elected as the 2013–14 president and chair of the CPCU Society leadership council at the CPCU Society Annual Meeting on October 27 in New Orleans. The CPCU Society provides resources, educational programs and leadership …

Selective Names John Marchioni President and COO

Selective Insurance Group, Inc. announced its Board of Directors has elected John Marchioni as president and chief operating officer. Gregory E. Murphy, who remains chairman and chief executive officer, previously held the president title. Marchioni served as executive vice president, …

GEICO Names Ryan West Vice President of Claims

Ryan West has been named vice president of claims at GEICO’s corporate headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md. He succeeds Rick Hoagland, who was recently named vice president in GEICO’s regional office in Buffalo, N.Y. West began his GEICO career in …

Arthur T. Jansen, Jr. Elected President of NAPIA

Arthur T. Jansen, SPPA, CEO of Jansen International, LLC in Houston, Texas, was elected president of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) during the organization’s June 19-22, 2013 annual meeting held in San Antonio, Texas. Along with several …

Linn Named President Of Contego Services Group

Jason P. Linn has been named president of Contego Services Group, an insurance and risk management services provider. Linn, who previously led the Contego subsidiary focused on investigative services will now assume full operational management of the group. Key to …