Recent Member News

November 12, 2019 - Norman-Spencer, a Dayton, Ohio-based property/casualty program administrator and wholesale brokerage, has appointed Dave Cox as managing director of the Transportation Division.

November 12, 2019 - Victor O. Schinnerer and Company has announced that it is rebranding itself as Victor US.

November 8, 2019 - The changes keep coming at Lloyd’s of London.

November 6, 2019 - Worldwide Facilities – a national wholesale insurance broker, managing general agent (MGA), and program underwriter – has promoted Gary Kitchen (pictured) to the role of president of its MGA division.

November 6, 2019 - Argo Group International Holdings has announced the retirement of Mark Watson III as chief executive officer, effective immediately.

November 5, 2019 - Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, has launched a site pollution liability insurance program for the cannabis industry, EPIC said Tuesday.

November 5, 2019 - Ascot is launching a Management Liability and Financial Institutions group, led by Ryan Becker as executive vice president.

November 5, 2019 - Sompo International Holdings has named Harriet Harty executive vice-president and chief human resources officer for its commercial P&C operations.

November 5, 2019 - Nexus Group has announced the launch of Nexus Specialty in the US as a rebrand of Equinox Global. The company said that the rebrand marks a “significant step” in its quest, both through acquisition and organic growth, to become a leading specialty MGA in the US.

November 4, 2019 - RLI has formed a partnership with Gridiron Insurance Underwriters to offer RLI’s excess liability binding authority insurance through Easy Excess, Gridiron’s dedicated online wholesale excess liability portal.

November 4, 2019 - It’s almost a year since Munich Re hired insurance veteran Michael Kerner (pictured) as chief executive officer for Munich Re Specialty Insurance (MRSI), a new commercial insurance unit in North America - and what a year it has been. 

Pasadena, Calif.—November 4, 2019—Pioneer Programs Insurance Solutions, LLC, has partnered with U.S.-based security leader 1st Watch Global and London-based EC3 Brokers to launch a new Targeted Violence Program that combines comprehensive insurance coverage with the highest level of risk management assessment.

November 4, 2019 - Brown & Brown Inc. on Friday said it has named David Putz executive vice president of its Arrowhead General Insurance Agency Inc. subsidiary and a leader within its national programs division.

November 1, 2019 - Hudson Insurance Group has made two appointments in its commercial auto business. Chris Homewood has been named senior vice president and head of Hudson’s commercial auto unit, while Ron Honken has been appointed senior vice president, director of marketing and agency relations.

November 1, 2019 - Ironshore has announced that Thomas F. Leahy, Jr. has been named president of IronPro, its professional and management liability division. He will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of marketing, underwriting and distribution of IronPro professional and management liability lines to retail and wholesale markets.