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Maine’s Cross Insurance Appoints VP of Personal Lines

Bangor, Maine-based Cross Insurance has appointed Laurie A. Noel as vice president of personal lines. Noel, whose primary responsibility is to focus on the profitability and growth of personal lines for the entire corporation, also serves as regional manager for …

Berkshire Specialty Enters Fiduciary Liability Segment, Hires Prussack as VP

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has entered the fiduciary liability market and named Rhonda Prussack as vice president, Fiduciary Liability, to lead the effort. According to Dan Fortin, senior vice president, Executive and Professional Lines, BHSI, Prussack will work with …

A.I.M. Mutual in Massachusetts Names IT Director

The Associated Industries of Massachusetts Mutual Insurance Companies (A.I.M. Mutual), a workers’ compensation insurer based in Burlington, Mass., promoted Abi Troy to director of information technology. In this capacity, she is responsible for all systems design, programming and development, including …

Parr Insurance Adds Zivo in Chicago

Dwight Zivo has been named vice president of marketing for Chicago-based Parr Insurance Brokerage. In his new role, Zivo will be responsible for developing and executing the marketing and brand strategy for the company, which serves high-net-worth individuals and families …

PIA National Names Webb to Counsel, Regulatory Affairs Post

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named attorney Jennifer M. Webb as counsel  and director of regulatory affairs. Webb is the former director of legislative affairs for Nolan Associates, where she managed legislative relations for the National …

Arthur J. Gallagher Names Jain Chief Service Officer

Illinois-based global insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. reported that Vishal Jain, who currently oversees the company’s service center operations, has been appointed chief service officer. In this new role, Jain will lead Gallagher’s will lead customer service efforts while improving operational …

FM Global in Rhode Island Appoints Global Client Services VP

FM Global appointed Peter Pettinicchio as vice president and manager for global client services and sales operations. He is based in FM Global’s Johnston, Rhode Island, headquarters. Pettinicchio joined FM Global in 1978 as a property loss prevention engineer in …

Campbell Named South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commissioner

Gov. Nikki Haley has appointed Mike Campbell to serve on the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission. Haley cited Campbell’s business experience and community involvement in the appointment. Campbell, a business development consultant and son of the late Gov. Carroll Campbell, …

Emig Joins IFG Companies’ Property Unit in Atlanta Office

James E. Emig has joined IFG Companies as director of its Bind Property unit, where he will be responsible for property and package business across the United States. Emig will be based in IFG’s Atlanta office. He joins IFG Companies after …

LevelFirst Adds Taylor as Senior Underwriter/Broker in Dallas

LevelFirst, a wholesale broker and managing general agency based in Dallas, Texas, announced Ryan Taylor has joined the company as a senior underwriter/broker. Taylor brings 10 years of wholesale experience to the company. He will be responsible for underwriting all …