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Insurtech Firm Quantemplate Names Lundgren as CEO; Gets £2.5M in New Capital

Quantemplate, a London-based insurtech firm that specializes in machine learning data transformation and analytics, announced that David Lundgren has been appointed CEO and board director. The company has also received £2.5 million (US$3.3 million) of new capital to accelerate its …

Connecticut’s The Hartford Promotes Bush to Oversee Personal Lines

The Hartford has announced that Stephanie Bush, who has led Small Commercial since July 2014, will expand her responsibilities to include oversight for Personal Lines. She replaces Ray Sprague, who is retiring after a 30-year career with The Hartford. Sprague …

Brentwood Services Administrators of Tennessee Adds Anderson to Claims Unit

Brentwood Services Administrators Inc. (BSA), headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., has added Deanna Nicole Anderson as a claims assistant in its occupational injury unit in the Brentwood office, according to Jeff Pettus, president and chief executive officer of Brentwood Services Administrators …

Bridges Tapped to Lead INSURICA’s Texas Region

Oklahoma City-based independent insurance agency, INSURICA, has named Mark Bridges to lead its Texas operations as regional president. Bridges is currently the president of INSURICA DFB Insurance Services Inc. (formerly DFB Insurance Group LLC) and is a third-generation insurance executive. …

Pennsylvania’s Erie Insurance Promotes Wallace Oakley

Erie Insurance has promoted Dionne Wallace Oakley to executive vice president of Human Resources and Strategy. The appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2018. In this role, she will expand her oversight to include several strategic functions. Wallace Oakley came to …

Maine’s BroGue Insurance & Financial Services Hires Guerin

BroGue Insurance & Financial Services, a Bangor, Maine-based independent insurance agency, has hired Timothy Guerin as an insurance agent. Guerin’s insurance sales career began with Liberty Mutual Insurance. BroGue offers personal, business, life and health insurance from a variety of …

Validus Names Driscoll, Bilsby & Zeng to Lead New Reportable Divisions

Validus Holdings Ltd. has announced three senior leadership appointments as a result of a structural change for the company that creates three, new reportable divisions: Reinsurance, Insurance and Asset Management. Kean Driscoll was named global head of Reinsurance, in addition …

Margraves Serves as President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston

Scott Margraves has been elected to serve as president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston (IIAH) for a term that expires Aug. 31, 2018. Margraves is a commercial lines producer for TDECU Insurance Agency LLC. He has been with …

Atlas Insurance Management Adds Olsen as SVP in North Carolina

Atlas Insurance Management, a captive insurance management firm, has hired Gail Olsen as senior vice president – Finance & Compliance. Based in the firm’s Charlotte, N.C., office, Olsen brings to Atlas over 25 years of experience as a finance executive …

Aspen Appoints Schick from Maybank as Group Chief Operating Officer

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. announced that David Schick has been appointed group chief operating officer. Schick joins Aspen from Maybank where he was executive vice president, Group Strategy and Transformation, and director of Strategic Operational Excellence. At Maybank, he was …