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Markel Int’l. Appoints Tidey Assistant Marine Underwriter in Singapore

Specialist insurer Markel International has appointed Luke Tidey as an assistant marine underwriter in its Singapore office. He joins the team in Singapore from Markel’s Stockholm office where he held the same position.  Prior to that, he was a marine …

People – Midwest

Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality (LRHI) added Ali Larson and Marvin Aga as commercial insurance producers focused on outdoor recreational businesses including campgrounds, RV parks, resorts, hunting lodges and ammunition manufacturers. Larson has experience in property, auto and life insurance. Aga, …

People – East

American International Group (AIG) has named Jerry Hourihan as president of Private Client Group for the U.S. and Canada. He will report to Ralph Mucerino, CEO of Consumer Regional, Americas. Hourihan will be a high net worth client advocate and be responsible for development, …

People – South Central

Dallas, Texas – based RISC named Shawn O. Fabors president of the company upon the retirement of William D. Staub, Jr. The transition was effective Apr. 1. Staub joined RISC as president in January 2003 after serving as president and …

People – Southeast

Novato, Calif.-based Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. named Robyn Hahn its chief marketing officer. Hahn is responsible for developing and executing Fireman’s Fund’s marketing and communications strategy. Hann has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. She has held several …

People – West

Monterey, Calif.-based Capital Insurance Group President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Cazzolla announced he will retire from the company. Cazzolla’s retirement is to be effective at the end of the year. He will continue in an advisory role to ensure a …

Elia Joins Argo Group as Chief Human Resources Officer

The Bermuda-based Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. announced that Kurt Elia has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. He Elia will report to Argo Group President and CEO Mark E. Watson III. “Attracting, developing …

Kerr to Head New Allied World Canada Branch Office

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced the opening of a branch office in Toronto, Ontario to further expand its North American insurance operations. Allied World appointed Gord Kerr as Senior Vice President, Chief Agent & Branch Manager for the …

RSA U.K. Chief Brown to Leave in First Resignation under Hester

RSA Insurance Group Plc said the head of its U.K. and Western Europe business will leave the company, marking the first resignation of a senior manager since Stephen Hester was hired to revamp the British insurer. Adrian Brown, a 25-year …

AIR Worldwide Appoints Guin Executive VP to Direct Research Program

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide announced that Dr. Jayanta Guin has been appointed executive vice president. He “will continue to direct AIR’s innovative research program as well as assist with strategic management of AIR’s overall business strategy and new initiatives,” …

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