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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.

Maine’s MEMIC Promotes McGarvey to Chief Operating Officer

The MEMIC Group, a workers’ compensation insurer based in Portland, Maine, promoted Daniel J. McGarvey to the newly created position of chief operating officer.

Safety National Hires Leahy as Business Development Manager in New York

Safety National Casualty Corporation has hired Tom Leahy as business development manager. Leahy is based in New York City.

Parker Named President of Markel Specialty, Succeeding Thompson

Matt Parker is succeeding Greg Thompson as president of Markel Specialty, Markel Corp. announced. Parker, who most recently served as managing executive, Markel FirstComp, joined Markel in 2010 when Markel acquired FirstComp. Parker will continue to be based in Markel’s …

XS Brokers Hires Walker as Marketing Rep in Connecticut Office

XS Brokers, a wholesale agency based in Quincy, Massachusetts, has hired Joyce Walker as marketing representative.

Virginia-Based Brokerage Rutherfoord’s Chairman Announces Retirement

Thomas D. Rutherfoord, Jr., chairman of insurance brokerage Rutherfoord, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company, announced his retirement after more than 40 years of leadership and service at the Richmond, Virginia-based firm.

Mercer’s Garg Returns to AIG as CEO of Personal Insurance

American International Group Inc. has named Gaurav D. Garg as chief executive officer, Personal Insurance. The appointment marks the return of Garg to AIG, where he held various personal insurance roles for 12 years before joining Mercer. Garg will lead …

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.