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R.I.’s Starkweather & Shepley Announces 2 Promotions

Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. in East Providence, R.I., recently announced two promotions. Hilda D. Barbosa was promoted to assistant enterprise manager from account executive. Barbosa, who has been with Starkweather & Shepley for over 35 years, is based …

Integro Appoints New U.S. Leadership in Boston, New York

Insurance brokerage and risk management firm Integro appointed Ruth Kilduff as chairman, and Anne Anderson as president of its United States operations, Integro USA.

Masiello Insurance Agency in N.H. Appoints President

Masiello Insurance Agency Inc., an independent agency based in New Hampshire, promoted Donna Croteau to president.

Markel Appoints Managing Director, Excess and Umbrella, in New Jersey

Richmond, Virginia-based Markel Corp. has appointed Tim Pasik as managing director, excess and umbrella, for its product line leadership team. He will be based in Markel’s Red Bank, New Jersey, office and report to Jeff Lamb, executive underwriting officer. Pasik’s …

Westrope Named President of Surplus Lines Group, NAPSLO

Kevin T. Westrope, president of Westrope, an independent wholesale brokerage based in Kansas City, Mo., has been elected to serve as the new president of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO) for the 2013-2014 term. Westrope has …

Marsh Names Tobin as CEO, Private Client Services

Marsh has appointed Kevin Tobin to be CEO of its Private Client Services (PCS).Currently chief operating officer of Marsh’s Insurance Services Businesses (ISB) unit, he will assume the role on August 1. Tobin will be responsible for leading this business, …

Atlantic Casualty Names Strickland President, Chief Operating Officer

Bret Strickland has been named president and chief operating officer of Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co., replacing William G. Reynolds, who retired after more than 35 years in the insurance Industry. Strickland started with Atlantic Casualty in 1997 and for the …

Tolbert Joins NFP P&C Services in Atlanta

National Financial Partners Property & Casualty Services has hired Cherie Tolbert as vice president of commercial lines out of Atlanta. Tolbert brings 20 years of experience in risk management and insurance for accountants, lawyers, physicians, investment managers and advisors with …

Insurance Private Equity Pioneer Sargent Passes Away

Joseph Denny Sargent, chairman of Bradley, Foster & Sargent (BFS), an investment advisory firm, and former managing partner and chairman of Conning & Co., an investment firm specializing in the insurance business, passed away on Nov. 7. At the time …

Nichols Named President of Surplus Lines Group, NAPSLO

Matthew Nichols has been elected president of the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices Ltd. (NAPSLO) for the 2013 term. Nichols has served on the NAPSLO board since 2005 and has chaired several committees. Currently, he is the president …