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Massachusetts’ Arbella Insurance Group Promotes Mann

The Arbella Insurance Group, a Quincy, Mass.-headquartered regional property and casualty insurance company, has promoted Ellen Mann to assistant vice president of human resources. Reporting to Gayle O’Connell, executive vice president, Mann will oversee Arbella’s human resources strategy, including talent …

Chubb Taps Allianz’ Gschossmann as Head of Financial Lines

Chubb announced that Johannes Gschossmann has been appointed as head of Financial Lines in Singapore. He joined the company on July 12 and reports to Liam Burrell, division head of Property & Casualty (P&C). Gschossmann brings with him more than …

NexAssure to Launch MGA for Europe, Middle East Business

NexAssure Group is set to open a specialist managing general agent, NexAssure Agency (UK) Ltd. in London and has appointed a senior underwriter Mark Angel as head of Specialty to lead the company’s expansion into Europe and Middle East. Angel …

Young Takes on Role of President at Iowa’s Crop Pro Insurance

Crop Pro Insurance, a Johnston, Iowa-based managing general agent (MGA) specializing in crop insurance, announced that Joe Young, a co-founder of Crop Pro Insurance, has signed on to serve as the new company’s president. Young brings 29 years of insurance …

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Names Mann in California Head of E&O

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has named Gary Mann North America head of errors and omissions. He is based in San Francisco, Calif. He reports to Paul Schiavone, North America regional head of financial lines. Mann was previously deputy regional …

Pennsylvania’s Venture Programs Adds Rawlings as Senior Underwriter

Venture Programs, a national insurance program administrator based in West Chester, Penn., has added Brian Rawlings as senior underwriter to support FITLIFE, its new program for fitness, wellness and spa services. As senior underwriter, Rawlings will be responsible for building …

Brit Global Specialty USA Taps Aspen’s Liening as SVP, Excess Casualty

Brit Ltd. announced it has appointed Jonathan Liening as senior vice president, Excess Casualty, for Brit Global Specialty USA. Liening joins BGSU, effective Aug. 21, and is based in Chicago. He reports to Douglas Trainor. He will focus on writing …

DOXA Insurance Holdings Names Wall as Chief Financial Officer

DOXA Insurance Holdings LLC, a Midwest-based private equity investment firm acquiring medium to small managing general agencies (MGAs), has appointed Kevin Wall as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). A CPA, Wall’s prior experience includes serving as finance director …

JLT Re Taps Bardon as Bermuda Partner, Working with Industry Loss Warranty Team

JLT Re, the London-based reinsurance broker and consultancy, has appointed Nicolas Bardon as a partner in JLT Re’s Bermuda operation reporting to Guy Hengesbaugh. Bardon will work closely with Gary Reynolds and others on the industry loss warranty team in …

Maxum’s Lucas Joins Everest Re to Head U.S. Casualty Facultative Programs

Darwin Lucas has joined Everest Reinsurance Co. as vice president and head of U.S. Casualty Programs for all general casualty and professional liability lines of coverage within the Facultative Reinsurance division. He will be managing the division’s program portfolio and …