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Executive Appointments in ACE Risk Management and Foreign Casualty Announced

The ACE Group announced new leadership appointments in its ACE Risk Management and Foreign Casualty divisions. In addition to his current role as chief operating officer, ACE Risk Management, Bill Rabl will assume direct management responsibility for the division’s nine …

APEX Investigation Welcomes Fischer as New President

APEX Investigation, a California based business specializing in insurance, workers compensation, liability and human resource investigations, has named Halsey Fischer as president, responsible for building relationships, overseeing day-to-day operations and managing corporate strategy. Fischer comes to APEX with more than …

Allstate N.J. President Ballinger Receives NJSIA Award

The New Jersey Special Investigators Association (NJSIA) recently honored Bill Ballinger, president of Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company, with the association’s “Claim Executive of the Year” award. The award recognizes executives, outside of the special investigators unit community, for their …

Coverys Hires Geraldine Russell as Claim Representative

Coverys, formerly ProMutual Group, a provider of medical professional liability insurance, recently hired Geraldine Russell, Esq. as a claims representative. In her new role, Russell will promote proactive claim file management, investigate and adjust claims for coverages written by Coverys …

State Auto Announces Austin Claims Team

With a new facility in Austin, Texas now operational, State Auto announced the in-house and outside claims team: Sandra Robinson, claims supervisor, has 30 years of experience as an all lines adjuster with management and litigation experience. Prior to State …

BerkleyNet Names Foushee Director of Business Development for New Work Comp Region

Berkley Net Underwriters, LLC named Kevin Foushee director of business development for a newly created south central sales region for its workers’ compensation products, which will focus on Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Foushee’s experience includes business development and underwriting, …

Aon Strengthens Southwest Claims Consulting Team

Aon Global Risk Consulting, a leading provider of risk advisory services and a business of Aon Corporation, announced that Mary Woodman joined the organization as a claims consultant for the Phoenix office. As part of Aon Global Risk Consulting’s broker …

Hartford’s Stiefel Named IASIU’s 2011 Investigator of the Year

Breaking open a massive international car-theft ring has earned Pamela Stiefel, a San Antonio-based investigator with The Hartford, the Investigator of the Year Award from the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU). A single suspicious claim of a stolen …

4 Hospitalized After Rock Fall at Colorado Amphitheatre

Seven people were injured by falling rock at the Red Rocks Amphiteatre that is framed by iconic 300-foot rocks. KMGH-TV cites a witness that says the rock fall happened on Creation Rock, the monolith on the north side. Ship Rock …

Homesite Names Andrew A. McElwee, Jr. EVP and Chief Underwriting Officer

Homesite Insurance Company, a national, full-service property insurer focused exclusively on the homeowners, condominium and renters markets, announced the appointment of Andrew A. McElwee, Jr. as executive vice president and chief underwriting officer. Reporting to Doug Batting, Homesite’s president and …