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Massachusetts Insurance Federation Appoints Murphy as Executive Director

The Massachusetts Insurance Federation has named John P. Murphy as its new executive director, effective March 23. He succeeds James T. Harrington, who retired from the post in February.

Liberty Mutual Names Russell Federal Public Affairs Officer

Christopher Y. Russell has joined the Liberty Mutual Insurance office in Washington, D.C. as senior public affairs officer, focusing on federal issues. Russell brings federal public affairs experience, having spent 14 years working for the U.S. House of Representatives where …

New York’s SterlingRisk Hires Krush as New CFO

SterlingRisk, an insurance brokerage based in Woodbury, New York, has hired Joanne Krush as chief financial officer of the firm. Krush is based in SterlingRisk’s Woodbury headquarters. She succeeds Mark Landisman who recently left the post.

Lockton Hires Chayot as VP for Northeast Operation

Insurance broker Lockton has hired Danielle Chayot as vice president and producer for its Northeast operation. Chayot is based in Lockton’s New York office.

Clark Insurance Names Ramsdell Senior VP in Maine

The Board of Directors at Clark Insurance has elected Lee Ramsdell to the position of senior vice president. Ramsdell was previously vice president and also serves as corporate secretary. He is based in Portland, Maine.

The Norton Agency of Georgia Appoints Marks as VP Managing Partner

Georgia-based The Norton Agency’s Insurance Division has appointed Todd Marks as VP managing partner of its Norton Mountain Insurance Division. Marks joins Norton as an equity partner after a 25 year career in the insurance industry. Mark’s will be based …

Lockton Hires Appaneal as VP in Philadelphia Office

Insurance broker Lockton hired Michael Appaneal as vice president in the Philadelphia office.

Former Penn. Commissioner Consedine Joins Transamerica to Lead Gov’t Affairs

Transamerica, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, has appointed former Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Michael F. Consedine as senior vice president, deputy general counsel and executive director of government affairs.

Rhode Island’s Risco Insurance Brokerage Hires Giuliani as Assistant VP

Risco Insurance Brokerage Inc. has hired Christina Giuliani as assistant vice president and wholesale broker for the New England Territory. She is based in Risco’s East Providence, Rhode Island, office and will also work out of the Fort Myers, Florida, …

Gaines Named Liberty Mutual National Medical Director, Commercial Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed Dr. Will Gaines, MD, MPH, as national medical director of its Commercial Insurance strategic business unit. Gaines is responsible for managing the company’s team of regional medical directors, as well as the strategies and tools …