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Pennsylvania’s The Beacon Group Announces Senior-Level Promotions

The Beacon Group of Companies, an independent financial services firm, has announced senior-level promotions within its Institutional Retirement Plan Practice. Mark W. Schatzel has been promoted to the role of managing director of retirement plan sales and services. Schatzel will …

XL Catlin Expands M&A Underwriting Team with Khalidi and Jensen

XL Catlin insurance operations recently added Naveed Khalidi and Michelle Jensen to its team of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) insurance underwriters. Khalidi joins XL Catlin from Allied World Assurance Co., where he most recently held the position of senior underwriter …

Chubb Taps Edey from Amtrust as Head of Management Liability, UK & Ireland

Chubb announced the appointment of Janet Edey as head of Management Liability for the UK and Ireland. In this role, Edey will have responsibility for leading and overseeing the development and execution of Chubb’s management liability strategy. Management liability includes …

Marsh’s Bogan Joins JLT Specialty’s Life Sciences Team

Broker JLT Specialty USA has named John Bogan as a vice president, serving U.S. life science companies and their complex products liability, clinical trial and related risks. Bogan comes to JLT from Marsh, where since 2016 he has served as …

Chubb Appoints Nazir from Aspen as Cyber Underwriting Manager, UK & Ireland

Chubb announced the appointment of Raheila Nazir as cyber underwriting manager for the UK and Ireland. In this role, Nazir will have responsibility for the leadership and direction of Chubb’s UK&I Cyber Underwriting team, in addition to managing product development …

Swiss Re Corporate Taps Grabowski to be Head of Middle Market Casualty

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has named Chris Grabowksi as head of Middle Market Casualty, responsible for overseeing a team of middle market underwriters across North America and working with brokers and clients. Based in Chicago, he succeeds Diane Link, who …

Zurich Canada Promotes Mered to CEO

Zurich Insurance announced the appointment of Saad Mered to CEO and chief agent of Zurich Canada, effective Oct. 1, 2018. Mered is currently chief claims officer for Zurich Insurance Group. In his new role, Mered will report to Zurich North …

Cryptocurrency Platform Omniex Adds Former Regulators Levitt, Bair to Board

Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Arthur Levitt and former Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. chair Sheila Bair have joined the board of advisors of cryptocurrency trading platform Omniex, the company said on Tuesday. Omniex also said it had hired …

CNA Canada Taps Metcalfe from Gallagher as CFO and SVP

CNA Canada announced the appointment of Greg Metcalfe as senior vice president and chief financial officer. In this role, Metcalfe will be responsible for leading the finance and information technology functions for CNA Canada. He reports to Nick Creatura, president …

Brightway Marketing Manager Mathewson Opens New Agency in Florida

After four years of building Brightway Insurance into a national brand as the company’s marketing manager, Nassau County resident, Lauren Mathewson, has teamed up with her family to open their own Brightway Agency, Brightway, The Coastal Agency in Yulee, Fla. …