Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corp.( LWCC) has promoted two key executives. Paul Buffone is now senior vice president and chief claims and information officer, and John Hawie is senior vice president and chief strategy and investment officer.
Buffone started with LWCC in 1993 as a law clerk. He later held various attorney positions for the company before becoming senior corporate counsel. He also has served as named director of litigation services, assistant vice president of risk management services and vice president of risk management services. Most recently he was senior vice president of risk management services.
Hawie joined LWCC in 2009 as senior vice president and chief investment officer. He was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Commerce Group in Webster, Mass., and prior to that served as team leader/portfolio manager for General Re-New England Asset Management in Farmington, Conn.