July 12, 2018 - Markel Corporation has announced changes to its executive leadership structure. Robert Cox will join the company in the newly created role of president and chief operating officer of insurance operations.
July 11, 2018 - Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s subsidiary, Gallagher Bassett Services Inc., has acquired Pennington, N.J.-based WCD Group LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 11, 2018 - Alliant has hired Philip Dunn as senior vice president based in the company’s Wayne, Penn., office.
July 11, 2018 - Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has named Diane Link as head of Excess and Surplus (E&S) Casualty for North America.
July 10, 2018 - Tokio Marine Kiln has bought the remaining 51 percent share in Irvine, Calif.-based WNC Holdings.
July 10, 2018 - Alliant Insurance Services has acquired the Austin, Texas-based employee benefits and risk management consulting firm, CLS Partners. The Austin-based firm brings a team of more than 50 professionals to Alliant, bolstering the firm’s presence in the state and continuing its national expansion.
July 10, 2018 - Everest Insurance has appointed Chris Donlan to lead the Everest Insurance marketing & distribution efforts for the Southeast region. He will be based in the company’s Atlanta office.
TMPAA Charities Networking Golf Tournament
Sunday, October 21 at 1:00pm
Unlike other golf events, pairings in this tournament are made to maximize the networking opportunities between carriers, program administrators and vendors. The tournament is designed for golfers of all skill (or lack thereof) levels. Participants must also be registered to attend the Summit. Plan to arrive early and meet your next program partner!
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Tysers, working with the TMPAA, is proud to sponsor the 6th Annual “Targeting Talent Trophy” which looks to provide a selected individual, from a Program Administrator member of the Association, the opportunity to travel to London for a 10 day educational assignment during the spring of 2019.
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In more and more conversations, folks are talking about blockchain. In the news, states are introducing blockchain bills for government data and regulatory services. Some experts have already declared that blockchain will be more important than the Internet to business. What does this all mean for Program Administrators? Where do you start? Should you be scared or excited? Begin to make sense of it and learn how to pursue your next steps in taking advantage of this increasingly proven technology and a business case that will become the new normal. Listen now!
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Validus Appoints Executive
July 5, 2018 - Brit Ltd. (Brit) has appointed Mark Richards as senior vice president, General Liability for Brit Global Specialty USA (BGSU). Based in Chicago, Richards will report to Doug Trainor, executive vice president, Casualty.
July 3, 2018 - Dallas-based Hotchkiss Insurance Programs, a privately held managing general insurance agency, is changing its name to Catapult Insurance Solutions. The name change reflects the organization’s expertise in launching and maintaining successful programs as well as its independent standing.
June 28, 2018 - Validus Specialty Underwriting Services Inc. has named Bob Eells to be senior vice president and chief operating officer of Validus Specialty, Western World Insurance Group and Crop Risk Services, the insurer said in a statement Thursday.