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Woodruff-Sawyer in California Names Johnston Vice President of Aviation

San Francisco, Calif.-based Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. has named Drew Johnston vice president of aviation. Johnston will develop the strategy and steer the growth of the newly formed aviation practice, which will focus on insurance and risk management solutions for the …

Leavitt Group Adds Field Waldo’s Esper in Idaho

Leavitt Group of Boise, Idaho is has named Rosie Esper as a personal insurance agent. Esper focuses on home and auto insurance for families and individuals. Esper has been in the insurance industry since 2012 and has 12 years of …

Texas Mutual Hires Redpoint’s Siddons as VP, Business Development

Austin-based workers’ comp insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., has added Benjamin A. Siddons as vice president of business development. Siddons joins Texas Mutual with more than 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, with seven of those in the …

New York’s The Iroquois Group Promotes McKay to Regional Vice President

The Iroquois Group, an Allegany, N.Y.-based service provider for independent property and casualty insurance agencies, has promoted Kevin McKay to regional vice president of its Northeast region. McKay is a Londonderry, N.H.-based, 30-year industry veteran who served as a producer …

Integro Names Neal as Principal in Marine Practice in California

Integro Insurance Brokers has named Jacquelyn Neal as a principal in the marine practice. Neal is based in the San Francisco, Calif. office. She will manage a book of existing marine clients and develop new cargo and marine liability business. …

Appalachian Underwriters Adds Workers’ Comp Underwriter Cohn in Florida

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is has hired workers’ compensation underwriter Alon Cohn to its Sanford, Fla., office. Cohn will focus on the production of new workers’ compensation business in the Southeast region, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Previously a …

Atlantic Casualty Adds Tokuda as Vice President in Arizona

Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. has named Tim Tokuda assistant vice president in business development and marketing. Tokuda will work to develop marketing strategies and distribution channels for multiple states within the company. He will work out of the Scottsdale, Ariz. …

Massachusetts’ Rogers & Gray Insurance Promotes Gaynier

Rogers & Gray Insurance, a Kingston, Mass-based independent insurance agency, has promoted John Gaynier to executive vice president and partner. Gaynier has been with the agency for five years and focuses primarily on real estate and property, hospitality, transportation and …

Missouri’s Safety National Casualty Announces Management Changes

St. Louis, Missouri-based Safety National Casualty Corp. is implementing changes to its executive and upper management structure that will become effective on April 1, 2018. Gene Maier, executive vice president and chief underwriting officer, is retiring after a successful 33-year …

Former CIA Attorney Krass to Join AIG in General Counsel Roles

American International Group announced that Caroline Krass will join the company as senior vice president and general counsel for General Insurance, and deputy general counsel for AIG, effective in March. Krass previously served as general counsel for the Central Intelligence …