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Ohio-Based Central Insurance Names Nationwide’s Goad as CFO

Keith Goad has been hired as chief financial officer for both Central Mutual Insurance Company and All America Insurance Company. The companies are based in Van Wert, Ohio. As CFO, Goad holds overall accountability for the company’s finance, investments, accounting, …

CNA Names Lea Vice President, Commercial Underwriting for E&O, Cyber and Media

CNA said it has appointed Andy Lea as vice president of commercial underwriting for Errors & Omissions (E&O), Cyber and Media in the company’s commercial unit. In this role, Lea will manage the strategic direction of CNA’s Commercial E&O suite …

Baldwin Risk Partners Taps Finney to Lead Mainstreet Insurance Group in Tampa

Baldwin Risk Partners (BRP), a Tampa-based insurance distribution and consulting holding company, has appointed Joe Finney to President, Mainstreet Insurance Group (MIG). MIG is a division of BRP focused on providing insurance brokerage coverages and products to mainstreet Americans and …

Arthur J. Gallagher Promotes Two Execs in Employee Benefits Division

International insurance brokerage and risk management services firm Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., based in Itasca, Ill., promoted James W. Durkin Jr. and William F. Ziebell in its employee benefit division. Durkin, currently president of Gallagher’s employee benefits division, will …

Pioneer Underwriters Appoints Lucey to Lead New Pennsylvania Based Division

Pioneer Underwriters (Pioneer) has launched its new Miscellaneous, Technology and Cyber Liability unit with the appointment of David Lucey as vice president to lead the new team. Lucey will report directly to Gene Hinman, CEO of Pioneer’s U.S. underwriting platform …

Main Street America Promotes Kusch to EVP, Insurance Operations

The Main Street America Group announced Jeff Kusch, who has led the company’s field sales function for the past two years, has been promoted to executive vice president, insurance operations. In addition to continuing to oversee the super-regional property/casualty insurance …

LP Insurance Adds Flueckiger to Benefits Team in Nevada

LP Insurance Services Inc. has added John Flueckiger to the southern Nevada employee benefits sales team. Flueckiger is responsible for developing new business relationships as well as retaining and servicing existing clients. He was most recently the director of sales …

Ames & Gough Appoints Lynch as Senior Broker in Virginia Office

Ames & Gough, an insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving design professionals, law firms, associations and nonprofits and other professional service organizations, has appointed Brian C. Lynch as a senior broker. He is based in the firm’s McLean, …

Hub International Northeast Promotes CFO and First Vice President

Hub International Northeast (Hub Northeast), a subsidiary of Hub International Limited, has promoted executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), Michael Sabanos, to the newly created position of chief operating officer (COO). First Vice President Harsh Bhasin will succeed …

Ryan Specialty Group Names Rosson Senior Vice President

Ryan Specialty Group LLC has named Charlie Rosson senior vice president. Rosson is based in San Francisco, Calif. He will work to develop RSG penetration with brokers on a national basis. He has 23 years of experience in the insurance …