Items filtered by date: November 2014

August 22, 2018 - AXIS Capital Holdings has announced the appointment of Linda Ventresca to the newly created role of chief strategy officer.

August 22, 2018 - The Hartford Financial Services Group has agreed to acquire specialty insurer The Navigators Group in a transaction that values Navigators at approximately $2.1 billion.

Salt Lake City – August 21,  2018 – Inc. magazine today named Poulton Associates, LLC. to its 2018 Inc. 5000 list, an annual exclusive list that ranks the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Based in Salt Lake City, the managing general agent and insurance brokerage earned a sought-after spot on the list for the third year in a row, ranking number 3,390.

August 21, 2018 - XL Catlin has announced the appointment of Chris Kopser to lead its Global Risk Management Insurance North America Division. Kopser will assume his new role on October 08 and will report to Joseph Tocco, chief executive of North American Insurance.

August 20, 2018 - Richard DePiero has joined Sompo Pro, the U.S. professional liability insurer unit of Sompo International, as senior vice president, U.S. Cyber Product leader.

August 16, 2018 - Worldwide Facilities, a national wholesale insurance brokerage and managing general agent, has appointed Joe Carlson as vice president, Healthcare at its Chicago office.

August 16, 2018 - Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has hired Scott Setzer as an executive underwriter for Aviation, and Adam Johnson as an Aviation underwriter.

August 15, 2018 - Specialist insurer QBE North America has entered into an agreement with Safeco Insurance, a Liberty Mutual company, involving QBE’s personal insurance independent agency policies in 47 states. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

August 15, 2018 - Zurich North America has named Eric Cittadino as leader for Diversified Programs, Specialty Auto and Aftermarket within the Programs unit of Alternative Markets. He replaces David Banks who has decided to retire at the end of the year.

LISLE, Ill., August 15, 2018 – AAIS (American Association of Insurance Services), the only national not-for-profit insurance advisory organization, today introduced the openIDL (open Insurance Data Link), built on IBM Blockchain, to help automate insurance regulatory reporting.

August 14, 2018 - XL Catlin insurance operations recently added Naveed Khalidi and Michelle Jensen to its team of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) insurance underwriters.

August 13, 2018 - Global wholesale brokerage of specialty insurance products, AmWINS Group has announced the launch of two specialty managing general agencies (MGAs) in the marine sector.