The Liberty Company names new business development executive

The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers has announced the appointment of Heather DePiero (pictured) as associate director of business development. In her new role, DePiero will be responsible for identifying and cultivating new talent and agency partners. She will also lead the team that manages the company’s relationships with its commercial insurance partners. DePiero has more […]

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AXIS Re snaps up new senior underwriter

AXIS Re, the reinsurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has announced the appointment of Bobby Kwan as senior underwriter for property lines. The appointment will take effect August 17. In his new role, Kwan will work with the Asia-Pacific property team to manage AXIS Re’s property book of business in the region. He […]

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Zurich names accident and health head in the US

Zurich Insurance Group has added Chris Howard to its commercial insurance accident and health (A&H) underwriting roster to serve as head of A&H in the US. Howard, who will be based in New York, was president of the A&H division at WNC Insurance Services. A Chubb alumnus, he brings nearly three decades of industry experience […]

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Argo consents to regulator’s cease-and-desist order

“Without admitting or denying the SEC’s findings, Argo consented to the SEC’s cease-and-desist order, which requires Argo to pay a $900,000 civil penalty.” This was the revelation made by the US Securities and Exchange Commission when it announced settled charges against Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., the insurance group headquartered in British overseas territory Bermuda […]

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Governor, Department of Insurance mandate insurer rebates

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the state’s Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) have ordered all auto insurers operating in the state to either issue refunds or premium waivers to consumers. The premium relief measures are being mandated to account for the reduction in driving activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Michiganders have been staying […]

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Hastings Mutual snags new claims chief

Hastings Mutual Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Tim Mann (pictured) as chief claims officer. Hastings has more than 27 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Hastings Mutual, he served as vice president and head of property claims at Conifer Holdings. “Hastings Mutual has a track record of exceptional claims service and customer […]

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Crawford & Company elevates new general counsel

Crawford & Company has announced the appointment of Tami Stevenson as senior vice president and global general counsel. In her new role, Stevenson will report to Joseph Blanco, president of Crawford. Stevenson succeeds Blanco as general counsel and corporate secretary following Blanco’s promotion to president last month. In her new role, she will be responsible […]

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