International Association of Claims Professional Elects New Leadership

November 3, 2009

The Excess/Surplus Lines Claims Association has changed its names and elected a new slate of officers and directors.

The organization is now known as the International Association of Claim Professionals (IACP).

Its new officers are: President Miles J. Banks, Executive Director, Group Claims, Willis Ltd.; Vice President Bruce Carlino, Senior Vice President, Head of Claims, QBE Reinsurance Corp.; Treasurer Stuart Willoughby, Claims Director, Markel International Insurance Company Ltd.; Secretary Susan Wain, Senior Vice President, Claims, Scottsdale Insurance Co.; Assistant Treasurer Eric Herstine, Assistant Vice President of Reinsurance Claims, Lexington Insurance Co.; Assistant Secretary Kevin Shea, Senior Vice President, Direct Claims, Berkley Insurance Co./Signet Star Re; and Immediate Past President Sandra Van Enk, Senior Vice President, The Toa Reinsurance Co. of America;

The following were elected as directors: Robert Dudzik, Vice President, Arch Insurance Group; Ed Quinn, Chief Operating Officer, Rockville Risk Management Associates; Terry Tuttle, Vice President, Reinsurance Solutions; Peter Fennell, Senior Vice President, Aon Re, Inc.; and Joachim Krane, Chief Claims Officer, Continental Europe and Asia, XL Insurance.

Commenting on the organization’s name change, President Mile J. Banks said “”We are proud of how this pre-eminent global claim association has expanded and developed over its 40-year history. Our founders represented American primary surplus lines carriers and had a vision, which sought to enhance the knowledge and respect of insurance claim professionals. The overwhelming support for adopting a new name reflects the composition of the membership and how the Association and the industry has grown and evolved over time.”

Source: IACP

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