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People Moves: Swanick and Hayes Join Centri; Haan Heads World Insurance HR; Carson Joins Risk Strategies

Swanick and Hayes Join Centri Centri Business Consulting, headquartered in Philadelphia, hired John Swanick as senior director and Joe Hayes as managing director to lead its insurance practice. Swanick and Hayes bring over 70 years of combined insurance and financial …

People Moves: Kestenbaum to Manage New Burns & Wilcox Boston Office; ShoreOne Names Voss Claims Officer

Burns & Wilcox Names Kestenbaum Managing Director of New Boston Office Insurance broker Burns & Wilcox, headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, named Peter Kestenbaum managing director of its new Boston office. Kestenbaum joins Burns & Wilcox with nearly 20 years …

People Moves: Starkweather & Shepley Names Chairman, CEO

Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc., headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, named Andrew Fotopulos chairman and Peter Plumb chief executive officer. The two will assume their roles in June upon the retirement of Larry Keefe, current chairman and chief executive …

People Moves: Schaninger Joins Arthur Hall; Virginia Reappoints WC Commissioner Marshall

Arthur Hall Insurance, headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania, named Mike Schaninger its small business unit (SBU) team lead and account manager. Schaninger currently serves as an adjunct professor at Widener University. He previously worked as medtech sales manager at Inogen …

People Moves: Lezynski Joins Alliant Americas in New Jersey From USI

Michael Lezynski has joined Alliant Insurance Services, headquartered in Irvine, California, as executive vice president within the company’s Alliant Americas division. Based in Red Bank, New Jersey Lezynski will be responsible for growth and expansion in the New Jersey and …

People Moves: XPT Hires Binding and Brokerage Team; Integris Promotes Cronin

XPT Specialty Names Binding and Brokerage Team XPT Specialty, headquartered in New York, N.Y., hired a production and underwriting team to serve Middle Atlantic and Northeast clients. The wholesale broker’s new team is led by Gregg Guerreiro, executive vice president …

People Moves: Nunnally Joins Alliant in Boston; Hilb Names Harm to Carrier Relations; Arthur Hall Promotes Marshall

Chris Nunnally joined Alliant Insurance Services as senior vice president within its employee benefits group. Nunnally is based in Boston, Massachusetts. Before working with Alliant, Nunnally was area vice president within the Boston office of insurance broker Gallagher and prior …

People Moves: Marsh Names Hennessy Northeast Leader; Lively Joins Alliant in Boston; ShoreOne Adds Carlson as CFO

Marsh Names Hennessy Northeast Zone Leader Marsh named Patrick Hennessy as zone leader for its eight Northeast offices. Based in New York, Hennessy brings 30 years of insurance brokerage, consulting and management experience to the role, having spent his entire …

People Moves: Donegal Names DeLamater Chief Operating Officer; Deas Succeeds Him in Field Operations

Donegal Insurance Group, based in Marietta, Pennsylvania, named Dan DeLamater executive vice president and chief operating officer. DeLamater has nearly 30 years of insurance industry experience, with two decades at Donegal, most recently as senior vice president and head of …

People Moves: New Jersey’s Convelo Group Names Borst President

Convelo Insurance Group, headquartered in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, has hired Andrew “Andy” Borst as president. Borst has 25 years of insurance industry experience, most recently serving as president of E&S and international programs. Borst also served as an executive …