CSAA Insurance Group News

CSAA Insurance in California Names Hecht, Huebner Executive Vice President

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group has named Andrea Hecht executive vice president and chief financial officer, and promoted Chief Risk Officer Jeff Huebner to executive vice president. Hecht leads the company’s finance division and is responsible for the accounting, …

CSAA in California Names Vigus and Ummel Executive Vice Presidents

CSAA Insurance Group has named Ryan Vigus executive vice president, personal lines product, and Eric Ummel, executive vice president, commercial lines product. Vigus leads CSAA’s auto and home personal lines. His team develops and manages insurance products that serve the …

CSAA in California Names Jones Chief Human Resources Officer

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group has named Melissa Jones executive vice president and chief human resources officer. As a member of the company’s executive leadership team, Jones leads efforts in areas including corporate culture, communications, talent management and leadership …

CSAA in California Names Goldstein Executive Vice President

Walnut Creek, Calif.-based CSAA Insurance Group has named Linda Goldstein executive vice president in customer experience and marketing. Goldstein leads all aspects of marketing, including digital marketing, brand management, marketing analytics, market research, customer-experience management, data strategy and direct marketing. …

CSAA in California Names Acevedo Chief Information Officer, and Rogers Chief Information Security Officer

CSAA Insurance Group has named Paul Acevedo executive vice president and chief information officer. CSAA has also named Marlys Rodgers chief information security officer. Acevedo leads CSAA’s technology organization, with responsibilities including consumer- and agent-facing digital experiences. Acevedo joined CSAA …

CSAA in California Names Allstate’s Troy President and CEO

The board of directors of the CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, has named Thomas M. Troy to succeed Paula F. Downey as the company’s chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors. The promotion is effective …

CSAA in California Names Evans VP of Regulatory and Government Affairs

CSAA Insurance Group has named Katherine Evans president of regulatory and government affairs. Evans will oversee all areas of CSAA Insurance Group’s government and regulatory practices, and will report to the company’s chief legal officer, Mike Zukerman. Evans has been …

Hedge Fund Baupost Reported to Hold $1 Billion in PG&E Insurance Claims

Seth Klarman’s Baupost Group has been the poster child of the hedge fund industry’s ill-timed stock-market bets on the troubled utility PG&E Corp., which announced plans for bankruptcy. It turns out, though, that Baupost’s stock purchases, valued at $873 million …

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 …