National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies News

Western National’s Henderson Assumes NAMIC Chairmanship

Stuart Henderson, president and CEO of Western National Insurance Group in Edina, Minn., assumed the chairmanship of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) at its annual meeting of members today with a message about why he thinks insurers …

NAMIC Honors 5 P/C Executives with Service Awards

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies recognized five individuals today for their service to the property/casualty insurance industry. Receiving the NAMIC Service Award at the association’s 119th Annual Convention in National Harbor, Md., were Jack Armstrong, Liberty Mutual Insurance …

Insurer Group Opposes Lower Named Storm Maximum Deductible in Louisiana

A proposal in the Louisiana Legislature to reduce the maximum deductible on named storms and require winds in excess of 125 miles per hour before the deductible could be applied would likely result in higher insurance costs for consumers if …

NAMIC Frets Over Workers’ Comp Bills in Hawaii

There are several workers’ compensation-related bills moving through Hawaii state legislature that one trade group is watching closely. The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies is keeping its eye on three workers’ comp-related bills the group worries can impact costs …

NJM, Everett Cash Mutual Join NAMIC’s ‘Century Club’

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) announced that two Northeast-based member companies, New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company and Everett Cash Mutual Insurance Company, will be joining NAMIC’s “Century Club” in recognition of their 100th anniversary. New Jersey Manufacturers …

Coalition Pushing for New National Framework for Disasters

A coalition of national interests has introduced a framework intended to shape how the nation responds to natural disasters, or as one advocate of the framework described it, change the way governments and communities operate so they can “prespond to …

Commentary: Rebuilding After Sandy, Building for the Future

Facing the largest natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina, America’s property/casualty insurers have already begun paying tens of thousands of claims to the victims of ‘Super Storm’ Sandy, honoring their commitments and helping policyholders get back on their feet. At this …

NAMIC Taps Hanover Ins. Exec for Northeast State Affairs Manager Role

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) named John Murphy as its state affairs manager for the Northeast region. Murphy will represent NAMIC members in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont on …

Insurer Group NAMIC Honors Hartwig

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) named Robert P. Hartwig, Ph.D., president/CEO of the Insurance Information Institute, New York, N.Y., as the association’s 2011 Chairman’s Award winner. Hartwig has been with III since 1998, initially as an economist …

Ohio Mutual’s Kennedy Sworn In As Chairman of Insurer Group NAMIC

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies swore in its newest chairman of the board of directors today. James J. Kennedy began his year as chairman at the end of the annual business meeting of members during NAMIC’s 116th Annual …