RLI Corp. News

RLI Announces Bryant to Replace Retiring CFO Brown, Other Changes

Specialty insurer RLI Corp. announced that its chief financial officer is retiring and it has made other executive changes. CFO Thomas Brown, who is also a senior vice president, will retire on July 1, 2019 after eight years with RLI. …

RLI Promotes Kirk, Schick Within Surety Group

Peoria, Illinois-based RLI Corp. has promoted Bob Kirk and Brian Schick within its Surety group. Kirk, assistant vice president, Commercial Surety, has been promoted to vice president, Commercial Surety. Kirk succeeds Martha Weissbaum, who recently retired from RLI after 18 …

RLI Promotes Mesco, Campen, Irish in Claim Department

Illinois-based specialty insurance company, RLI Corp. has promoted three leaders within its Claim department. Nic Mesco, assistant vice president, Claims, has been promoted to vice president, Claims, with executive leadership responsibility for RLI’s Casualty product claims. Mesco joined RLI in …

RLI Appoints Davis VP, Corporate Services; Ferrell VP, Internal Audit

Specialty insurer RLI Corp., based in Peoria, Illinois, named Seth A. Davis vice president, Corporate Services, and promoted Patrick D. Ferrell to vice president, Internal Audit. Davis will lead the company’s assessment of internal controls over financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance …

RLI Names Handzel VP, Chief Claim Officer

Peoria, Illinois-based RLI Corp. has appointed Bob Handzel as vice president, chief claim officer. Handzel will be responsible for successful claims handling and resolution for the corporation’s diverse insurance programs. He replaces Don Driscoll, who has transitioned to an executive …

UPDATE 2: Global Re/Insurers Estimate Price Tag of Q3 Hurricanes & Quakes

Losses from Hurricane Maria and other recent 2017 natural catastrophes, including Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the Mexico City earthquakes and other events, have led global insurers and reinsurers to issue profit warnings. Below are statements from insurers and reinsurers in …

RLI Hires Fowler as VP, Chief Information Officer

RLI Corp. in Peoria, Ill., has added Bryan Fowler to serve as its new vice president, chief information officer (CIO). Fowler will be responsible for leading RLI’s IT strategy and initiatives to support company business goals. He comes to RLI …

RLI Promotes McLaughlin to VP, Chief Claim Counsel; Casey to Retire

Peoria, Ill.-based specialty insurer RLI Corp. is promoting Betsy McLaughlin to vice president, chief claim counsel, effective April 1. McLaughlin is assuming the responsibilities of Brian J. Casey, retires on March 31. Casey will continue to serve in an advisory …

Meyer Promoted to Transportation Division President at RLI

Peoria, Ill.-based specialty insurer, RLI Corp., promoted Dan Meyer to president of the RLI Transportation Division. Meyer succeeds Dave Dunn, who recently departed the company to pursue other opportunities. Meyer joined RLI in 2000 as a claim manager and transitioned …

Meyer to Succeed Dunn as President of RLI Transportation Division

Specialty insurer RLI Corp. announced that Dan Meyer has been promoted to president, RLI Transportation Division. Meyer succeeds Dave Dunn, who recently departed the company to pursue other opportunities. On June 14, it was announced Dunn had been appointed president …