Great American Insurance Group News

People News: Assurant, Great American, CNA

Assurant Names John Pawloski as Chief Compliance Officer Assurant, Inc., a global provider of risk management solutions, announced the appointment of John Pawloski to senior vice president, chief compliance officer. Reporting to Carey Roberts, Assurant’s chief legal officer, Pawloski will …

People News: Great American, Rising Medical Solutions, AIG, MedRisk

Kornesczuk Promoted to Divisional President of Great American Insurance Group Great American Insurance Group announced the promotion of Jane Kornesczuk to divisional president of its Executive Liability Division. Kornesczuk joined Great American in 1990 as a senior underwriter. She was …

People News: Guy Carpenter, Cunningham Lindsey, Great American

Guy Carpenter Appoints Nash President of New International Division Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a global risk and reinsurance specialist and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, announced the appointment of James Nash to the newly-created role …

People Moves: Allianz X, Chubb, CNA, MEMIC

Borchers Appointed CEO of Allianz X The recently established unit Allianz X has won Peter Borchers to become CEO as of October 1, 2016. Peter Borchers is one of the most experienced and highly respected leaders in the area of …

People News: Besnia, Bronstein, Mangold, Sparro

Besnia Joins Great American Insurance Group as Divisional Vice President Cincinnati-based Great American Insurance Group named Kerry Besnia divisional vice president within Great American’s Property and Casualty Group. In his new role, Besnia will be focused on developing new distribution …

Judge Denies Tugboat Owner’s Attempt to Sue Government in 2013 Oil Spill

A federal judge ruled Friday that a tugboat company can’t countersue the government for payment for cleaning up a 2013 oil spill on the Mississippi River. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves refused to allow a challenge to an earlier U.S. …

People News: ID Experts, Great American, GEICO

Cyber Liability Expert Holmes Joins ID Experts ID Experts named Kimberly Holmes, Esq. RPLU senior vice president and counsel, Cyber Insurance, Liability and Emerging Risks. Holmes brings extensive legal and insurance experience including creating new product lines to meet increasing …

Business News

Liberty Mutual Launches SmartVideo Program to Better Communicate With Workers’ Comp Claimants To help aid communications with injured workers, produce better outcomes and deliver superior customer service, Boston-based Liberty Mutual has introduced smart video technology that automatically delivers a personalized …

People Moves

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 …

Business Moves

Safety National Forms Safety Specialty Insurance Company Safety National Casualty Corporation acquired an excess and surplus company that will begin operations in March 2016 as Safety Specialty Insurance Company (SSIC). Safety Specialty will initially focus on complementing Safety National’s public …