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Michael Windstein Named CUO for Energy Sector Captive

Energi has named Michael Windstein as chief underwriting officer (CUO) for its Vermont-domiciled captive insurance solution, eCaptiv LLC. The captive offers two programs that target both small and large energy companies.
December 11, 2018 Read More
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Zurich Appoints Adriana Scherzinger To Develop Captive Business

Zurich Insurance Company has appointed Adriana Scherzinger as the regional head of international program business commercial insurance, Latin America. In her new role, she will promote captive business.
December 07, 2018 Read More
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Debbie Walker—Captive Insurance Person of Interest

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide thoughtful commentary concerning issues impacting captives and the broader insurance markets, we spoke with Debbie Walker. Ms. Walker is the senior deputy commissioner for captives at the North Carolina Department of Insurance. We spoke to her about captives in North Carolina, the regulatory environment, and where the captive insurance industry is headed.
December 03, 2018 Read More
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Derek Freihaut—Captive Insurance Person of Interest

Derek Freihaut, principal and consulting actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., recently spoke with Captive.com about the concepts of risk distribution and expected adverse deviation as well as the role of an actuary in group captives. Read on to learn more from Pinnacle!
November 28, 2018 Read More
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Ross Howard of JLT Re Appointed Vice Chairman of Guy Carpenter

Ross Howard, chairman of JLT Re, has been appointed vice chairman of Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, reporting to President and CEO Peter Hearn. This appointment will be effective once the transaction closes between Guy Carpenter's parent company, Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT).
November 21, 2018 Read More
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Capstone's President Earls Retires, New Leadership Takes the Helm

Daniel Calderon has moved into a leadership position as vice president of operations for Capstone Associated Services, Ltd. Jeff Carlson, who served in the role previously, will transition to president. Charles B. Earls III, Capstone's founding president, served as its president for over 20 years and will move to the role of senior adviser.
November 14, 2018 Read More
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BDA Appoints New CEO: Roland Burrows

The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) Board of Directors has appointed Roland (Andy) Burrows as its next CEO. He will take up the position effective December 1. Former BDA CEO Ross Webber stepped down from the position effective May 17.
November 14, 2018 Read More
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Hugh Rosenbaum Discusses the World Captive Forum, Then and Now

The World Captive Forum (WCF) is set to occur January 30–February 1, 2019, at Turnberry Isle Miami. Captive.com recently spoke with captive insurance expert Hugh Rosenbaum about the event, then and now. Read on to learn more about the 2019 WCF and register today!
October 22, 2018 Read More
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John Neal Takes Command of Lloyd's

John Neal has officially taken command of Lloyd's, succeeding Inga Beale as CEO. In a statement from Lloyd's, the organization said that Mr. Neal brings significant experience as a global CEO who has a track record as a highly effective leader who can deliver business transformation.
October 18, 2018 Read More
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Andrew Kurata Becomes Hawaii's Captive Insurance Administrator

Andrew Kurata has been officially appointed deputy commissioner and captive insurance administrator for the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance Division in Hawaii. Last August, Mr. Kurata became acting captive insurance administrator for the department, replacing Sanford Saito, who transitioned to the private sector.
October 17, 2018 Read More
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London & Capital's Kate Miller Promoted to Partner

Wealth and asset manager London & Capital has appointed Kate Miller as partner. Her team actively manages over $1 billion of investment portfolios on behalf of captive insurers, reinsurers, and supranational organizations.
October 11, 2018 Read More
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Joel Chansky—Captive Insurance Person of Interest

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide thoughtful commentary concerning issues impacting captives and the broader insurance markets, we spoke with Joel Chansky, chair of the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) Board of Directors. Mr. Chansky is a principal and consulting actuary in the Boston office of Milliman.
October 08, 2018 Read More
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Marsh Captive Solutions Appoints New Leadership

Effective January 1, 2019, Julie Boucher and Chris Varin will embark on newly created senior leadership positions within Marsh Captive Solutions. Ms. Boucher will take on islands practice leader in Bermuda, and Mr. Varin will undertake the role of US practice leader in Burlington, Vermont.
October 04, 2018 Read More
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John Neal Appointed CEO of Lloyd's

John Neal has been appointed as the CEO of Lloyd's following a meeting of the Council of Lloyd's, where his appointment as successor to Inga Beale was approved unanimously. Mr. Neal will take up his position at Lloyd's on October 15, 2018.
September 26, 2018 Read More
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Artex Promotes Paul Cole to Managing Director in Gibraltar

Artex Risk Solutions has promoted Paul Cole to managing director in Gibraltar. Mr. Cole will manage the day-to-day administrative and insurance operations, including supervision of 26 staff in Gibraltar. He will report to Steve Quinn, managing director and head for Artex for mainland Europe.
September 25, 2018 Read More
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WTW Appoints Executive To Focus on Hawaii-Domiciled Captive Insurers

Willis Towers Watson (WTW) Global Captive Practice has appointed Honolulu-based Denys Kazama as its newest senior account executive. Ms. Kazama will be responsible for delivering services for clients with captives domiciled in Hawaii.
September 13, 2018 Read More
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Mike O'Neill—Captive Owner of Interest

Captive.com spoke with Mike O'Neill, president and CEO of American Contractors Insurance Group Ltd. (ACIG), to discuss his role in overseeing ACIG's group captive insurance program and captive operations. ACIG provides underwriting, claims supervision, policy filing and issuance, risk management, safety, and quality services to its members.
September 05, 2018 Read More
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BMA Hires FinTech Supervisor To Guide Digital Asset Business Innovation

The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) hired Moad Fahmi, CFA, FIA, as a senior adviser and supervisor for financial technology (FinTech). According to the BMA, Mr. Fahmi will be responsible for the supervision of digital asset businesses under the Digital Asset Business Act 2018.
August 28, 2018 Read More
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Mark Sims—Captive Insurance Person of Interest

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide thoughtful commentary concerning issues impacting captives and the broader insurance markets, we spoke with Mark Sims, vice president of business development at Captive Alternatives. Mr. Sims focuses on the use of private insurance companies for insuring the catastrophic business risks and employee benefits programs of medical groups and business owners.
August 20, 2018 Read More
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Artex Promotes Michelle Bittick to Captive Director

Michelle Bittick has been promoted to captive director at Artex Risk Solutions. With 12 years of commercial insurance experience, Ms. Bittick has overseen and managed captive business at Artex since 2012.
July 30, 2018 Read More