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Henderson Brothers Inc., a Pittsburgh, Penn., based insurance broker, has hired David Trushel as an account executive in the commercial lines department. Trushel will use his four years of industry experience to assist clients with creating specialized insurance programs and …

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The California Earthquake Authority has named Todd Coombes chief insurance and technology officer and Kellie Schneider chief operations officer. This follows the retirement of Bob Stewart, the chief operations officer. The CEA split up Stewart’s duties between Coombes and Schneider. …

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Milwaukee, Wis.-based insurance brokerage Robertson Ryan & Associates recently voted in two new shareholders and a new board member. New shareholder Matt Cruise joined Robertson Ryan & Associates in 2002. He is a second-generation insurance agent who became a licensed …

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Cobbs Allen, a national insurance and risk management firm headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., has hired Tyrenda Williams-Reed as its new Human Resources director. Reed will be responsible for company-wide human resource services, recruitment and talent development. As a member of …

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U.S. Risk, a global property/casualty wholesaler and managing general agency based in Dallas, named Wayne H. Carter III as president of U.S. Risk Underwriters Inc., its programs group. Carter assumes senior level management responsibilities for all the U.S. Risk proprietary …

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Brentwood Services Administrators Inc. has selected Theresa Vinson as a new senior claim representative in the Raleigh, N.C., office, according to Jeff Pettus, president and CEO of BSA. In her position as senior claim representative, Vinson is responsible for reviewing, …

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  Hub International Northeast (Hub Northeast), a subsidiary of Hub International Limited, has promoted executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), Michael Sabanos, to the newly created position of chief operating officer (COO). First Vice President Harsh Bhasin will …

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International insurance brokerage and risk management services firm Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., based in Itasca, Ill., has promoted James W. Durkin Jr. and William F. Ziebell in its employee benefit division. Durkin, president of Gallagher’s employee benefits division, assumes …

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Property and casualty veteran Mark LaBour has joined Alliant’s growing Florida practice. As vice president within the company’s Alliant Americas division, LaBour will deploy targeted risk management and insurance options to clients throughout the Southeastern United States spanning a range …

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has appointed Todd R. Johnson, senior vice president and property-casualty practice leader of the USI Insurance Services’ (USI) Massachusetts offices located in Woburn, Needham and West Springfield, Mass., to a two-year term as chairman of the …

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