CSAA Insurance Group News

CSAA in California Names Ro VP of Corporate Compliance and Employment Law

CSAA Insurance Group has named Junna Ro vice president of corporate compliance and employment law. For the past six years, she has led the corporate compliance and ethics function for the company. In addition to maintaining oversight of regulatory compliance …

CSAA Chief Downey to Retire after 45 Years

Paula Downey, president and CEO of CSAA Insurance Group in California since 2010, will retire following a search for her successor. Downey recently led the AAA insurer through a six-year infrastructure transformation. She was in the insurance business for 45 …

Netflix vs. HBO and the Race to the Insurance Customer

“The goal is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us,” the chief content officer of Netflix said four years ago. In the insurance world, InsureTech Connect Conference founder Caribou Honig thinks traditional insurers and insurtech startups are facing …

Northern California Wildfires: Insurance Industry Ready to Assist With ‘Massive’ Recovery

Rebuilding the Northern California areas devastated by wildfire will be a long-term effort, and insurers say they will be there to help their affected policyholders get back on their feet. Tens of thousands of evacuees began making their way home …

CSAA Insurance Group in California Names Yoo Claims Executive

Walnut Creek, Calif. CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, has named Kevin Yoo as the company’s new claims executive. Yoo will lead the claims organization, including four claims operations centers across the country, strategic planning, and all administrative responsibilities for …

CSAA in California Names Huebner Chief Risk Officer

CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, has named Jeff Huebner chief risk officer. Huebner will be responsible for managing all aspects of enterprise risk for the company, including traditional risk management, reinsurance, corporate insurance and business resilience. Huebner joined CSAA …

What Do You Get When You Combine Drones and Self-Driving Cars?

That’s one small step for drones, and no steps needed for mankind. Autonomous drone transport for humans. Why not? We’re eventually getting autonomous cars so you don’t have to do the driving, and drones are all the rage – although …

Ratings Downgrades for Members of California-based CSAA: A.M. Best

A.M. Best has downgraded the financial strength rating to A (Excellent) from A+ (Superior) and the issuer credit ratings to “a+” from “aa-” of the members of Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group. CSAA is an American Automobile Association Inc. …

McCaffrey Named Chief Financial Officer of CSAA in California

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group has named J. Paul McCaffrey Jr. its chief financial officer. McCaffrey has more than 25 years of experience. Most recently he was executive vice president, CFO and treasurer at Grange Insurance. McCaffrey was a …

CSAA Exec Named California Insurance Guarantee Association Chair

Jeff Huebner, vice president of treasury for CSAA Insurance Group, has been named chairman of the board of governors for the California Insurance Guarantee Association. Huebner joined CSAA Insurance Group in 2001 as manager of risk finance and captive operations, …