People & Places

People – West

Burns & Wilcox Brokerage named Susanne M. Waite vice president and senior broker in its San Francisco, Calif., office. Waite has more than 30 years of experience in insurance, with 14 years in wholesale. Waite previously was a vice president …

People – Midwest

Farmington Hills, Mic.-based Amerisure Mutual Insurance Co. hired Jayashree Ishwar as chief underwriting officer. Ishwar will be accountable for corporate underwriting, loss control, advanced analytics and product divisions, and is the newest member of the company’s strategic leadership team. Prior …

People – Southeast

Chubb has appointed Ana Robic to chief operating officer, North America Personal Risk Services. In her new role, she will be responsible for strategies and activities relating to profitable growth for Chubb’s high-net-worth personal insurance division, including sales and distribution, …

People – East

Eastern Insurance Group, a Natick, Mass.-headquartered subsidiary of Eastern Bank, has hired William F. Gross as executive vice president of commercial lines. Gross, who works out of the Natick office, brings more than 17 years of insurance and sales experience …

People – South Central

Workers’ compensation insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., named Jeremiah Bentley as vice president of marketing and customer engagement. He joined Texas Mutual in 1998 and has served in a variety of roles across the organization. Most recently, he was the …

People – East

  Specialty underwriter and program administrator Business Risk Partners (BRP), headquartered in Windsor, Conn., has added two members to its Professional Liability (E&O) and Operations team. Jennifer Stein was named professional liability underwriter for the firm’s insurance agents and brokers …

People – Midwest

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Great American Insurance Group named Julie F. Kadnar divisional president of its Property and Inland Marine Division, succeeding Dale Kelley, who will retire in June 2017. Kadnar joined the company in 1988 as a senior auditor and most …

People – South Central

Tim Brady, shareholder and senior vice president of Texas-based Brady, Chapman, Holland and Associates Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of RiskProNet International, an association of independent insurance brokers in North America. Brady joined the firm in …

People – Southeast

Scott Gunter has been appointed senior vice president, Chubb Group, and division president, North America Commercial Insurance. In his new role, Gunter will have executive operating responsibility for the retail commercial property/casualty insurance business that serves the middle market in …

People – East

Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company, a Towson, Md.-based provider of workers’ compensation insurance, has promoted Joan Adelman to vice president of legal services. In her new role, Adelman is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the legal department, including supervision of …

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