Concord, Calif.-based Jenkins Insurance Group named Hale “Chip” Holden III a vice president.
Holden’s primary focus will encompass commercial insurance for large corporate accounts.
With more than 30 years in the insurance industry, Holden’s background includes experience as a broker, servicing large accounts for a risk management insurance company, and serving as an excess and surplus underwriter and facultative reinsurer. Most recently Holden worked as a broker for Wells Fargo Insurance Services.
Jenkins Insurance Group, as part of Leavitt Group, provides property and casualty, risk management, employee benefits solutions, and other services. Jenkins has offices in Concord, Sacramento and San Jose.
Integro Insurance Brokers named Hugh Coyle to its San Francisco office as principal and West Coast real estate development and construction practice leader.
Coyle’s specialty is in the design, marketing and implementation of consolidated insurance programs. At New York, N.Y.-based Integro he will be responsible for all aspects of client production and retention, including program design and marketing, as well as safety and claims consulting services.
Coyle has 21 years of insurance experience, and has placed insurance programs for nearly $4 billion of construction projects, including bridges, tunnels, several high-rise condominiums and prestigious museums in San Francisco. Most recently Coyle served as senior vice president with Willis of California.
Andrew Petersen has been named executive vice president of business development for San Diego, Calif.-based Atlas General Insurance Services.
Petersen’s responsibilities include business development for new carriers, new programs, new lines of business and geographic expansion. He will also work in identifying strategic acquisition targets, and he will have a role in existing program and portfolio management.
Prior to Atlas, Petersen held senior positions at Guy Carpenter. Most recently, he was senior vice president of Guy Carpenter in San Francisco, where was head of co-sales. He focused on casualty driven reinsurance placements and has worked extensively in the workers’ compensation and MGA space.
Glendale, Calif.-based insurance wholesaler KF&B Inc. named Eric Whiteside vice president of operations.
He will be working out of the Glendale office, and will be working with the management group to continue the expansion of the past several years.
Whiteside has nearly 25 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance. Previously, he was underwriting director of CNA Select Risk – Transportation where he led the specialty auto segments. His prior roles include senior production and marketing roles with Guy Carpenter and Gallagher Re.
KF&B Inc. specializes in public auto business across the United States.
San Francisco, Calif.-based Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. named Dave Ring a producer in the agency’s property/casualty practice.
Ring will focus on business development and client relationship management in the firm’s developing presence in the Central Valley.
Ring has over 23 years of sales, management and marketing experience. Prior to Woodruff-Sawyer, he was the general managing partner at Fairway Corp. and a sales representative for RJR Nabisco Co.
In addition to his insurance background, Ring is also a PGA Golf Professional.
Woodruff-Sawyer has offices throughout California and in Portland, Oregon.