Holborn Corporation, an independent provider of reinsurance brokerage services based in New York City, announced a number of new hires and executive level changes to key positions within the firm.
The responsibilities of David W. Melrose, executive vice president, will now focus on client service and business development.
New titles and responsibilities have been accepted by John J. DiGregoria, who will now serve as executive vice president and chief operating and financial officer; and Paul J. Kneuer, as senior vice president, chief reinsurance strategist and a senior member of the broking staff.
DiGregoria began his career at PriceWaterhouse-Coopers in 1984 and joined Holborn in 1999, after more than 16 years in the insurance and reinsurance industry.
Kneuer joined Holborn in 1995. He is a past president of Casualty Actuaries in Reinsurance.
Holborn is also welcoming the following new members of the firm:
Paul C. Little, in the position of executive vice president and chief brokerage officer;
Frank D. Pierson, as senior vice president and chief technical officer; and
Michael Mikitiuk, in the position of vice president of claims.
Little comes to Holborn after a 21 year career at Guy Carpenter. Pierson has 28 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance, with the last 14 at Centre Re. Mikitiuk is a veteran of the Quanta Insurance Group and Converium North America,
Source: Holborn Corporation at www.holborn.com.