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Myers to Receive Award From Insurance Library Association of Boston

The Insurance Library Association of Boston has selected John A. Myers, chairman of Associated Industries of Massachusetts Mutual Insurance Companies (A.I.M. Mutual), as the 2015 Insurance Professional of the Year Award winner.

Preferred Mutual Hires DiBenedetto as Claims Counsel in New York

Preferred Mutual Insurance Company in New Berlin, New York, hired Shelly DiBenedetto as claims counsel.

Outgoing N.J. Commissioner Kobylowski to Join AmeriHealth as Senior VP

The outgoing New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Ken Kobylowski will join AmeriHealth New Jersey as senior vice president of provider contracting and network operations effective July 13, according to AmeriHealth’s announcement last week.

Union Mutual of Vermont Cos. Promotes Amick to Assistant VP of Claims

Union Mutual of Vermont Companies promoted John Amick to assistant vice president of claims. He is based in Montpelier, Vermont.

Worldwide Facilities Hires 3 Brokers for New Connecticut Office

Worldwide Facilities, a wholesale broker and managing general agent based in Los Angeles, hired three new brokers for its recently opened Hartford, Connecticut, office. Worldwide Facilities hired Suzanne Averill as senior associate broker in Hartford. Averill brings 32 years of …

Liberty Mutual Promotes Trish to Northeast Business Insurance President

Liberty Mutual Insurance has promoted Jamie Trish to president of its Northeast Business Insurance operations effective July 1.

Beazley Hires Kontonotas as Crime & Fidelity Underwriter in New York

Specialist insurer Beazley hired Michael Kontonotas as an underwriter for the company’s crime & fidelity bond underwriting team. He will work from Beazley’s New York office.

PLUS Names Thompson as Executive Director

Robbie Thompson has been hired as the new executive director for Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). Thompson brings 18 years of management experience to PLUS, most recently as president and CEO of the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas in …

N.J. Banking and Insurance Commissioner Kobylowski to Leave Post

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday the departure of three long-serving cabinet members: Banking and Insurance Commissioner Ken Kobylowski, State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff and Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd.

Hub International Northeast Hires Gonzalez as New Business Producer in N.Y.

Hub International Northeast, a division of Hub International Limited, hired Jerry Gonzalez as new business producer. He is based in Hub’s New York City office.