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AHT Insurance in Virginia Announces CEO Retirement and Succession Plan

Armfield Harrison & Thomas Inc. (AHT Insurance) in Leesburg, Virginia, announced that President and CEO Alexander Green is retiring, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Massachusetts Commissioner Murphy to Step Down, Join Coverys as COO

Massachusetts Insurance Commissioner Joseph Murphy will step down from his post and join Boston-based medical professional liability insurer Coverys as its new chief operating officer, Coverys announced Monday.

Connecticut Commissioner Leonardi to Step Down, Join New York Investment Firm

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi will step down from his post on Dec. 11, 2014, to join a New York-based global investment banking advisory firm, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office announced Wednesday.

Hub International Hires Farley as East Region Cyber Risk Practice Leader

Chicago-based global insurance broker Hub International Limited has hired John Farley as vice president and Cyber Risk Practice leader for East region operations.

Lockton Adds Berg as a Producer in Colorado

Joe Berg has joined Lockton’s Denver, Colo. office as a property/casualty insurance producer. Prior to Lockton Berg was with Enhanced Capital Partners, and worked closely with several portfolio companies on financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance. Kansas City, Mo.-based …

CNA Hires DeVinney as Commercial Underwriting Officer in New York

CNA Financial Corporation hired David DeVinney as commercial underwriting officer for its branch offices in Long Island and Westchester, New York, and Hartford, Connecticut.

Doan Tapped as VP in U.S. Risk Dallas Office

Managing general agency and surplus lines wholesaler, U.S. Risk Insurance Group Inc., has named Keith Doan a vice president in the Dallas office of U.S. Risk Brokers Inc. Doan has more than 24 years of experience in the insurance industry. He …

Idaho Department Of Insurance Director to Retire

Idaho Department of Insurance Director Bill Deal announced today he is retiring. His retirement is effective on Dec. 31. Deal was appointed by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and began his eight-year tenure on Jan. 2, 2007. “My time with the …

Lockton Hires Amato as Health Risk Solutions Director in D.C.

Privately-held insurance broker Lockton hired Karen Amato as director of Health Risk Solutions for the firm’s Washington, D.C., employee benefits operation.

Knight Takes Helm at North Carolina Big ‘I’ Association

Aubie W. Knight has officially assumed the position of chief executive officer of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC), the group announced. Knight comes to IIANC with 21 years experience in the insurance industry. He most recently served …