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Hub Names Jellen Managing Director of Entertainment Practice in California

Hub International Ltd. has named Robert Jellen as managing director of Hub’s Los Angeles, Calif.-based entertainment practice. Hub also added Seth Cohen, vice president, and Dany Rodriguez, account executive, to round out Jellen’s Los Angeles-based entertainment team. Jellen has more than 40 …

Spracklen Joins Texas’ Roach Howard Smith & Barton as VP

Julia Miller Spracklen, J. D. has joined Texas-based independent insurance brokerage firm, Roach Howard Smith & Barton, as vice president of risk services, responsible for overseeing the employees and function of the risk services department. Spracklen joins RHSB from Travelers …

Schinnerer Taps AIG’s Kletzli to Lead Management Liability Practice in Maryland

Specialty underwriting manager Victor O. Schinnerer & Company hired Matthew Kletzli as senior vice president and Management Liability Practice leader. Kletzli will be based in the firm’s Chevy Chase, Maryland, headquarters and report to Chief Underwriting Officer John Wallace.

Nonprofits Insurance in California Names Gibson Vice President of Claims

The Nonprofits Insurance Alliance Group in California has named Dave Gibson vice president of claims. Gibson has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance claims industry, and has held management positions for most of that time with Universal …

Michigan Insurance Wholesaler J.M. Wilson Promotes Van Niman

Portage, Mich.-based managing general agency and surplus lines broker, J.M. Wilson, has promoted Dawn Van Niman who will be serving multiple roles as accounting and finance associate, agency coordinator assistant, and human resource assistant. Van Niman will be responsible for …

The Hartford Names Bromage as Chief Marketing Officer

The Hartford has named Kathy Bromage as chief marketing and communications officer. Bromage joined The Hartford in 2004 as chief marketing and strategy officer for Personal Lines, where she was responsible for strategic planning, consumer research, marketing, e-commerce, distribution and …

The Hartford Names Robinson General Counsel

The Hartford has named David Robinson executive vice president and general counsel. Robinson succeeds Alan Kreczko, current general counsel. Robinson will report to Hartford Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift. Swift thanked Kreczko for his service to the company. He has …

Brethren Mutual Insurance Hires Walthall as Virginia Territory Manager

The Brethren Mutual Insurance Company in Hagerstown, Maryland, hired Jamey Walthall as Virginia territory manager.

EPIC Hires Woodhull as Principal in Connecticut

EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property/casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm based in San Francisco, hired Timothy C. Woodhull as a principal.

Wade Confirmed as Connecticut’s Insurance Commissioner

The Connecticut state Senate on Tuesday officially confirmed Katharine L. Wade as Connecticut’s new insurance commissioner.