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Tennessee’s Brentwood Services Promotes Perkins

Cindy Perkins has been promoted to the position of support team supervisor for Brentwood Services Administrators Inc. (BSA)., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn. In her new position, Perkins is supervising claims administrative staff to ensure workflow of administrative and clerical duties. …

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.

Mutual of Omaha CEO Neary to Retire; Blackledge Named President, Successor

Omaha, Neb.-based Mutual of Omaha Chairman and CEO Dan Neary announced that he will retire in 2015. He will retain the role of chairman of the company’s board of directors. Executive Vice President James T. Blackledge has been appointed president of …

Markel Names Glisson as Global Insurance President

Markel Corp. said that Britt Glisson has been appointed president of the Global Insurance division. Markel Global was formed following the acquisition of Alterra Capital Holdings by Markel in May 2013. The Markel Global team underwrites marine, professional liability, property, …

ACE Names Waterford as Deputy Head of Accident & Health in Asia Pacific

ACE Group announced the appointment of Blain Waterford to the newly created role of vice president & deputy head of its accident & health business in Asia Pacific. In his new capacity, Waterford will head direct marketing, telemarketing, mobile assurance, …

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.

ACE Announces Senior EMEA Accident & Health Appointments

ACE Group announced two appointments in its EMEA accident and health management team, as part of its ongoing investment in its consumer insurance offering across the region. Joel Laventure has been appointed to the new role of commercial director, A&H classic …

Thibodeaux Joins Texas-Based Southwest Risk

ClearView Risk Holdings LLC, the holding company of Texas-based Southwest Risk LP, announced that Chad Thibodeaux has joined Southwest Risk as a property/inland marine broker. Thibodeaux began his insurance career with State Farm Insurance where he worked as a catastrophe …

Missouri Insurance Director Huff Honored for Distinguished Service

Missouri Department of Insurance Director John M. Huff has received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. He was recognized for his tenure on the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). “I am …

New York Insurance Association Elects 2015 Officers and Board Directors

The New York Insurance Association (NYIA) elected its 2015 officers and board of directors at the association’s annual meeting on Nov. 13. The following officers were elected for a one-year term ending Dec. 31, 2015: Chair: Bernard Turi, senior vice …