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North Dakota Commissioner to Serve on Financial Stability Oversight Council

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) appointed NAIC President and North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm to serve a two-year term as the state insurance commissioner representative on the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC). The 15-member FSOC was created …

Lockton Adds Gabriel, Koslowski to Employee Benefits Team in Milwaukee

Independent insurance broker Lockton, has added Account Executive Tom Gabriel and Senior Account Manager Lori Koslowski to the employee benefits team in its Milwaukee office. Gabriel joins Lockton with more than 25 years of experience in the employee benefits’ arena. …

Global Excess Partners Hires Carmody From AIG in New York

Global Excess Partners, a managing general agent, has hired Liz Carmody as senior vice president. She is based in New York City. Carmody will assist in managing the firm’s large property and mid-market accounts. In addition to managing property accounts, …

Lockton’s D.C. Office Hires Bartnik From Wells Fargo

Privately-held insurance broker Lockton Companies has hired Chris Bartnik as senior vice president. Based in Lockton’s Washington, D.C., office, Bartnik will join Lockton’s Employee Benefits business team that provides health, welfare, and voluntary benefit plan services for a wide range …

FNA Insurance Services Appoints Quirk as AVP in New York

FNA Insurance Services in New Hyde Park, New York, has hired Stephen J. Quirk as assistant vice president of executive benefits, responsible for overseeing the growth of individual life, disability and long term care products and services for FNA’s network …

ICW Group Names McAdam Western Regional Director

San Diego, Calif.-based ICW Group has added Stacey McAdam to a director-level position on its workers’ compensation executive team. McAdam will oversee business development, underwriting and agent outreach initiatives for ICW Group’s western states. McAdam will play a role in …

AIG’s Regional Casualty Exec Thomas Joins Victor O. Schinnerer in Maryland

Underwriting manager Victor O. Schinnerer & Company Inc. in Chevy Chase, Maryland, has hired Scott P. Thomas as senior vice president and senior underwriting manager leading the firm’s property/casualty segment of its Architects & Engineers program and the International P/C …

NFP in California Names Ennis Vice President

San Jose, Calif.-based NFP National Financial Partners Corp. has announced that Robert Ennis has joined the firm as vice president of employee benefits. Ennis has extensive benefits knowledge and leadership experience. He previously held vice president and senior management positions …

Assurant Names Colberg as President, CEO

Specialty insurance provider Assurant Inc. has named Alan B. Colberg, as president, effective immediately, and as chief executive officer and director of the company’s board, effective Jan. 1, 2015. He succeeds Robert B. Pollock who announced his plan to retire …

AssuredPartners Promotes Berman to Southeast VP Post

Lake Mary, Florida-based AssuredPartners Inc. has promoted Louis Berman to the new role of regional vice president. In his new position, Berman will focus on strategic growth and development opportunities and operational oversight for AssuredPartners platform companies Assured Neace Lukens …