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ACE Nordics Promotes Engdahl, Adds Christensen in Financial Lines

ACE Group announced a promotion and a new appointment in its Nordic financial lines insurance team. Kristina Engdahl has been promoted to the role of financial lines manager, Nordics. Engdahl will be responsible for the performance of ACE’s financial lines portfolio …

People – Midwest

Pete Lahn has been appointed senior vice president of Legal, as well as secretary and general counsel for Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Co., in Grinnell, Iowa. The appointment is effective Dec. 19, 2014. Lahn brings more than 25 years of legal …

People – East

Retail insurance broker EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center) has hired former Integro President and CEO Peter Garvey as chief operating officer based in New York. In this newly created position, Garvey will be responsible for driving EPIC’s regional growth strategies, particularly in the Northeast. …

People – Southeast

Attorney G. Donovan Brown, Southeast state government relations counsel for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI), is joining the well-connected Tallahassee law firm of Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky, Abate & Webb as a partner. Brown will transition from …

People – West

Salt Lake City, Utah-based The Buckner Co. has named Robert F. Atwell as the firm’s healthcare practice leader. Atwell’s primary focus will be on serving the region’s healthcare community. Atwell has 40 years of experience in underwriting, risk and claims …

ACE Strengthens Nordic Financial Lines Team

ACE Group today announced a promotion and a new appointment in its Nordic financial lines insurance team as it continues its investment in further strengthening its presence across the region. Kristina Engdahl has been promoted to the role of financial …

Fosun Investment Head to Manage Europe Insurer Investments

Fosun Group, China’s biggest closely- held conglomerate, hired Hong Kong’s best-performing bond fund manager from Bocom International Holdings Co. to manage investments for its European insurers. Tongli Han, 36, will be the global chief investment officer for fixed income at …

Sullivan Appointed Chairman of Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Martin Sullivan as a director and Non-Executive Chairman of the Group, effective immediately. “He takes over from Frank Witthun, who has stepped down …

People – Midwest

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) appointed NAIC President and North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm to serve a two-year term as the state insurance commissioner representative on the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). The 15-member FSOC was created …

People – Southeast

Insurance broker Hub International Southeast has named Tim Love as president, Employee Benefits, responsible for overseeing employee benefits product and service offerings for Carolina and Florida. Love will be based in the Clearwater, Florida office. Love has 20 years of …

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