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Maryland’s Harford Mutual Insurance Group Announces Leadership Team Changes

Harford Mutual Insurance Group has announced changes to its leadership team. Senior Vice President Jeffrey Rink has been promoted to executive vice president with the added oversight of Administrative Operations, Customer Service and the Special Investigative Unit. Joining Harford Mutual …

Crum & Forster Adds Quaranta, Borovski to East, Southeast eRisk Teams

Crum & Forster has expanded its eRisk team with the addition of Cassie Quaranta as an executive underwriter in the Northeast Region and Vlad Borovskyi as an underwriter in the Southeast Region. Quaranta and Borovskyi will focus on underwriting cyber …

Tennessee Insurance Dept. Makes Multiple Leadership Changes

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) has announced multiple senior leadership role additions and staffing updates from Commissioner Carter Lawrence. Jennifer Peck has assumed the role of chief of staff and chief operating officer, while continuing in her …

Desjadon to Retire from Florida Peninsula; Adkins to Succeed

Roger L. Desjadon, CEO of Florida Peninsula Insurance family of companies, will retire next year. Desjadon is a co-founder of Florida Peninsula Insurance Company and has served as CEO since its inception in 2005. In the first quarter of 2021, …

Michigan’s J.W. Wilson Adds Cole; Promotes 4 in Underwriting Posts

Insurance broker and managing general agent JM Wilson has hired Laura Cole as assistant fleet underwriter in its Portage, Mich., corporate office. The company additionally has promoted four others in underwriting positions. Cole is responsible for assisting fleet underwriters on …

5 Leaders Promoted at SECURA Insurance in Wisconsin

SECURA Insurance, based in Neenah, Wis., has promoted five company leaders: Amy DeHart, senior vice president and chief actuary; Dan Ferris, chief legal officer; Tripp Humston, regional vice president–Sales; Tim O’Brien, vice president–controller; and Brett Purcell, regional vice president–Sales. The …

Citizens People Moves: Thomas Joins Board, Beruff Becomes Chair, Dunbar to Rep FIGA

Several changes came to Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Board of Governors this month with two new appointments and the approval of one board member to serve as a representative for the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association (FIGA). Florida Chief Financial …

Garateix Promoted to CEO of Heritage Insurance as Lucas Steps Down

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc., a super-regional property and casualty insurance holding company, has announced Ernie Garateix, the company’s chief operating officer, has been promoted to chief executive officer and will join the board of directors, effective Nov. 30, 2020. Bruce …

Lockton Global Marine Adds Lochridge, Byrne in Florida

Lockton Global Marine has added Kyle Lochridge and Jake Byrne as vice presidents and account executives. They are based in South Florida. Lochridge has over 13 years of experience in marine insurance with a focus on blue water risks and …

Florida-Based AssuredPartners to Transition Leadership Team Jan. 1, Names Riley CEO

The board of directors of AssuredPartners has appointed Thomas E. Riley as chief executive officer. Jim Henderson, the current CEO, will assume the role of executive chairman. The transition will be effective January 1, 2021, at which time, Henderson, Riley …