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People Moves: Watkins Insurance Group Names Scott President

Watkins Insurance Group, based in Austin, promoted Chris Scott to president. Patrick Watkins, who has been leading the agency since 2002, will continue as CEO. Scott joined Watkins Insurance Group in 2017 and most recently served as executive vice president, …

People Moves: Idoux Named Lockton Dunning President; Sanford Joins Alliant in Houston

Lockton Dunning Promotes Idoux to President Lockton Dunning, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., named Steve Idoux president. Current president Bruce Sammis is retiring from the top leadership post at the end of 2023 after nearly 20 years of service. Idoux …

Flights Delayed and Canceled at Texas Airport After 2 Private Jets Clip Wings on Airfield

Flights were delayed and canceled this week at Houston`s William P. Hobby Airport as crews cleaned up after two private jets clipped wings when they were moving on the airfield, officials said. No injuries were reported and the city fire …

People Moves: Texas Mutual Promotes Sherrouse and Dowling to VP Positions

Texas Mutual Promotes Sherrouse and Dowling to VP Positions Texas Mutual Insurance Company, headquartered in Austin, Texas, promoted two current employees to vice president. Peppia Sherrouse is Texas Mutual’s new vice president of claim operations. She previously served as vice …

People Moves: Bates Joins Alliant as VP in Austin, Texas

Bates Joins Alliant as VP in Austin, Texas Nick Bates joined Alliant Insurance Services’ Alliant Americas division as vice president in Austin, Texas. Bates joins Alliant with 20 years of experience, including roles as vice president at both McGriff and …

People Moves: Goodwin to Lead Marine Underwriters of America’s new Marine Claims Department

Goodwin to Lead Marine Underwriters of America’s new Marine Claims Department Marine Underwriters of America, a DOXA Insurance company and premier underwriter of ocean marine, inland marine and related properties, has hired Dustin Goodwin as the head of the new …

People Moves: Texas Mutual Names Ward President and CEO

Texas Mutual Names Ward President and CEO Texas Mutual Insurance Company—the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance—has named longtime employee and Chief Operating Officer Jeanette Ward president and chief executive officer by a unanimous board vote. Ward joined Austin, …

People Moves: Mulready Makes Key Staff Changes at OID

Mulready Announces Key Staff Changes for PBM Compliance Program Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready has made two new appointments to the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID). Ashley Scott is the new director of the OID Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Compliance and …

People Moves: NFP Hires Hawley as SVP in its Surety Practice

NFP Hires Hawley as Senior Vice President in its Surety Practice NFP, a New York, NewYork-based property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager, and retirement advisor, has hired Aaron Hawley as a senior vice president in its Surety practice. …

People Moves: Myers Joins Alliant’s Texas Team; Goosehead Names CFO

Myers Joins Alliant’s Texas Team Mike Myers has joined Alliant Insurance Services as vice president within its employee benefits group. Based in Dallas, Texas, Myers will design and implement strategic employee benefits solutions that add value and provide long-term financial …