Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) News

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Names Soares CEO for Latin America

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) announced the appointment of Ulisses Soares as Chief Executive Officer for the Latin America region, effective immediately. He “will lead all of CGSC’s business in Latin America and work with local country CEO’s in …

Houston-Based Broker, J.H. Blades, Acquires Energy Rival Burke-Daniels

J.H. Blades & Co. Inc., an energy-focused managing general agent based in Houston, announced it has purchased wholesale broker Burke-Daniels Co. Inc., which also specializes in the oil and gas energy sector. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. With …

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Launch MGA for Lumber, Building Materials Market

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) Group North America has launched The Insurance Center for Building Materials (ICBM), a new managing general agency addressing the risks associated with lumber and secondary forest products companies, as well as building materials manufacturers …

How One Broker, CGSC, Is Navigating Stages of Entrepreneurial Business

Entrepreneurial organizations go through stages of growth, says the chief executive of one of the world’s largest wholesale insurance and reinsurance brokerages. Toby Esser, CEO of Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), says his company went through many transitions in …

Arocha to Lead Cooper Gay’s Business Production in Venezuela

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has appointed Rafael Arocha as head of Cooper Gay’s business production in Venezuela with immediate effect. He is based at Cooper Gay’s regional headquarters in Miami and report …

Cooper Gay Uruguay Launched; Ferrari Appointed Managing Director

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has launched Cooper Gay Uruguay as part of its strategic expansion in Latin America. Based in Montevideo, the team will focus on placing both facultative and treaty reinsurance …

Cooper Gay Creates Latin American Energy Practice

Cooper Gay Miami, the Latin American headquarters of global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), announced the creation of a Latin American energy practice. The practice will target regional business with a particular focus on …

CGSC to Rebrand London Insurance Brokerage Operations for 50th Year

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC) has announced the renaming of its London market brokerage businesses in advance of its 50th year of trading. From January 1st, 2015, CGNMB LLP will become the single united brand, combining Lloyd’s brokers Cooper …

Sullivan Appointed Chairman of Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Martin Sullivan as a director and Non-Executive Chairman of the Group, effective immediately. “He takes over from Frank Witthun, who has stepped down …

Advisen’s Ruggieri Replaces Hooper as North America CEO for Cooper Gay Swett Crawford

Global wholesale and reinsurance broker Cooper, Gay, Swett & Crawford said that Thomas P. Ruggieri will join the company as chief executive officer and president of the North American operations effective Oct. 10. Ruggieri, CEO at Advisen Ltd., replaces Shaun …