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Houston’s Platform Partners Acquires Voluntary Benefits Firm, Beneplace

Platform Partners LLC (Platform), a private company headquartered in Houston, has completed the acquisition of Beneplace LLC (Beneplace), markets and distributes voluntary employee benefits and employee discount programs serving Fortune 1000 companies, large associations and government agencies. Founded in 1995, Austin-based Beneplace …

Cleary Named Managing Sales Director for ARAG in Midwest

Legal insurance provider, ARAG, named Patrick Cleary as managing director of Sales for the Midwest region of the United States. He is based in Chicago. Cleary will partner with insurance brokers, consultants, employers and other organizations to offer ARAG legal …

Aflac Claims Workers’ Compensation Claims Drop for Firms Offering Accident, Disability Insurance

A high percentage —  42 percent on average — of all companies providing access to voluntary accident and disability insurance report declines in their workers’ compensation claims, according to the results of an online survey released by Aflac, a leading …

Shestack to Lead New AmWINS Voluntary Benefits Practice

Wholesale insurance broker AmWINS Group Benefits has opened a voluntary benefits division to offer supplemental benefits to benefit professionals and their clients including life, dental, vision, accident, short-term disability, critical illness, cancer and medical gap insurance. The Voluntary Benefits Practice …