People News: IFS, AIG, CNA

April 16, 2018

Lee Joins Integrated Financial Settlements as Chief Executive Officer

Robert Lee has been selected as the new chief executive officer at Denver-based IFS, a holding company with several industry subsidiaries in the structured settlements and MSP compliance marketplaces. For the past two years he has served as CFO, working out of both the Atlanta and Denver Corporate offices.

Lee has assisted each of the management teams at Arcadia, SFA, JMW, Millennium, Structures and Providio to guide their strategic and financial direction. In his new role, Lee will be primarily based out of the Denver office but will continue to work closely with the team in Atlanta as well as with other IFS personnel around the country.

For most of his career, Lee served as managing director at Dean Witter and Morgan Stanley where he provided strategic advice to the senior management groups of many companies regarding their financial futures.

AIG Names Vidovich Chief Claims Officer, General Insurance

American International Group, Inc. announced that Anthony Vidovich will join the company as chief claims officer, General Insurance, effective May 14, 2018.

In this role, Vidovich will be responsible for the strategic direction of General Insurance Claims, encompassing governance and policy, settlement authorities, claims handling and global best practices. He will report to Peter Zaffino, chief executive officer, General Insurance, and will serve as a member of the General Insurance Executive Leadership Team.

Vidovich joins AIG from XL Catlin, where he served as global head of Claims, Insurance & Reinsurance since 2015. Previously, he was XL’s general counsel for Insurance Claims. Prior to XL, he was associate general counsel for Commercial Markets at The Hartford after serving as assistant general counsel for Reinsurance. Earlier in his career, Vidovich was an attorney at Blank Rome LLP in Philadelphia, where he practiced corporate litigation with a primary focus on property/casualty and life and health insurers.

CNA Appoints James Senior Vice President, Global Reinsurance

CNA announced that James will join the company as SVP, Global Reinsurance, on April 23, 2018. He will report to Doug Worman, executive vice president and chief underwriting officer, and be responsible for CNA’s reinsurance strategies and purchasing around the globe.

James has more than 15 years of experience in the reinsurance space. He most recently served as deputy chief ceded reinsurance officer for AIG, where he was responsible for providing strategic guidance to the global reinsurance department for Property & Casualty treaties. Prior to that role, he was SVP, Worldwide Reinsurance and risk manager for Chubb where he spent 14 years, most recently responsible for global reinsurance placements, cat bond issuance, collateralized reinsurance, and risk management.