Great American Insurance Group News

Great American Insurance Promotes Sullivan, Thompson Within P/C Operations

Great American Insurance Group announced that Michael E. Sullivan Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president and David L. Thompson Jr. has been promoted to senior vice president within its property/casualty operations, effective January 1, 2017. In his expanded …

Transportation Insurer National Interstate Promotes Skuggen, Adds AIG’s Blankenship

National Interstate Insurance Co. announced the promotion of George Skuggen to senior vice president and the hiring of Steve Blankenship as vice president, Passenger Transportation. In his new role, Skuggen will oversee National Interstate’s Truck and Environmental, National Accounts and …

Gruber to Succeed Larson as President of Great American Insurance Co.

Gary J. Gruber has been promoted president and chief operating officer of Great American Insurance Co., effective January 1, 2017.  Gruber will become the seventeenth president in Great American’s 145-year history, assuming this title from Donald D. Larson, who recently …

Great American Insurance Taps Vuono to Lead Environmental Division

Property/casualty insurer, Great American Insurance Group, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has promoted Mark Vuono to divisional president of its Environmental Division. Vuono joined Great American in 2007 as divisional senior vice president of underwriting for the Environmental Division. Prior to …

Great American, Hub International to Offer Program for Elevator Contractors

Great American Insurance Group’s Alternative Markets Division has entered into an agreement with JM Associates/Burnham + Company, a division of HUB International Northeast, to be the insurance carrier for The National Elevator Insurance Program. The program offers specialized insurance coverage …

BreweryPak Introduces Workers’ Comp Coverage for Breweries

BreweryPak, an insurance program designed for breweries, is now offering a new workers’ compensation coverage for their insured breweries across the country. Backed by Great American Insurance Group—which writes approximately $1.2 billion of workers’ compensation coverage each year—this workers’ compensation …

Great American Insurance Promotes Cohen; Rosenthal to Retire

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Great American Insurance Group has promoted Jason M. Cohen was promoted to divisional president of Strategic Comp, succeeding Stephen Rosenthal who will retire at the end of 2016. Cohen joined Great American in 2006 as divisional vice president …

New Great American Endorsement Covers Use of Drug to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

Great American Insurance Group has launched a professional liability endorsement to cover the administration of Naloxone, a drug that counteracts opiates. The endorsement, offered through its Specialty Human Services Division, is designed to protect human and social service organizations that …

Neon Selects TigerEye for U/W Analytics as It Grows Treaty Reinsurance Book

Neon, the specialist Lloyd’s insurer, announced that it has selected TigerRisk Partners’ TigerEye platform as its pricing and roll-up tool to support the company’s increasing presence in the property reinsurance marketplace. As previously announced, after completing a strategic review of …

Great American Insurance Acquires Service Lloyds Texas Nonsubscription Business

Great American Insurance Group and Service Lloyds Insurance Co. announced the acquisition of Service Lloyds’ Texas nonsubscription book of business by Great American. The acquisition was effective April 29, 2016. The subject business represents approximately $5 to $7 million in …