Belinda Fortman--Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Captive Insurance Section Director

Tennessee Names Belinda Fortman Captive Insurance Section Director

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) has announced that Belinda Fortman will join TDCI as Captive Insurance Section director. Ms. Fortman, who moved to Tennessee from Vermont in 2013 to support the growth of captive insurance in Tennessee, has decades of experience in the captive insurance industry.
June 25, 2020 Read More
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Industry Mourns Passing of Janet Grace, Connecticut Captive Regulator

Janet Grace, the top captive insurance regulator for the Connecticut Insurance Department, died last week after a long illness. Ms. Grace, who oversaw Connecticut's captive insurance unit since 2016, died after a 6-year battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was well known and highly respected in the captive field.
June 17, 2020 Read More
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Luis Delgado Joins SRS To Lead Firm's Latin American Initiative

Luis Delgado has joined Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) to lead the firm's Latin American initiative as vice president—Latin America. Mr. Delgado, a certfied public accountant and native Colombian, will be based in SRS's Bermuda office but with responsibility for developing and managing business for Latin American-owned captives across the firm.
June 12, 2020 Read More
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Xavier Veyry Named CEO of AXA XL's Asia and Europe Business

AXA XL has appointed Xavier Veyry as CEO of its Asia and Europe business. In the role, Mr. Veyry will join AXA XL's newly configured leadership team, reporting to CEO Scott Gunter. Mr. Veyry is currently country CEO of AXA China and chairman of AXA Tianping in China and AXA General Insurance in Korea.
June 10, 2020 Read More
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Paul Owens Joining Strategic Risk Solutions as Board Member, Adviser

Paul Owens will join the Board of Directors of Strategic Risk Solutions, Inc. (SRS), serving as an independent director as well as a strategic adviser to SRS. Mr. Owens retired as CEO of Willis Towers Watson's Global Captive Practice earlier this year.
May 27, 2020 Read More
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SRS Adds Derek Bridgeman, Expands European Consulting Team

Derek Bridgeman is joining captive management and consulting services provider Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) as part of an expansion of the firm's European consulting team. Mr. Bridgeman will join the firm's European operations May 18 as managing director and will develop and lead SRS's risk consulting practice in Europe.
May 07, 2020 Read More
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Michael Corbett Rejoins Tennessee Captive Insurance Association Board

Michael Corbett, senior vice president at Pinnacle Financial Partners, has rejoined the board of the Tennessee Captive Insurance Association (TCIA). Mr. Corbett, a founding board member of the TCIA, left the board in 2011 when he became director of the Captive Section in the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.
May 07, 2020 Read More
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Vermont's Ian Davis Joining People's United Bank To Lead Captive Practice

Ian Davis, a top Vermont captive insurance official, will join People's United Bank in Burlington next month as its senior vice president—captive insurance relationship manager. He will be responsible for business development, qualification, expansion, and overall relationship management for People's United Bank's captive insurance portfolio.
April 24, 2020 Read More
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Ian Davis Leaving Vermont Economic Development Post for Private Sector

Ian Davis, one of Vermont's top captive insurance officials, will leave his position next month as director of financial services in the state's Department of Economic Development to take a private sector job in the captive insurance industry. Mr. Davis has been in his current position for 3 years.
April 15, 2020 Read More
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Andy Hulme Joins SRS as Part of Underwriting Expansion

Andy Hulme has joined Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) as part of the captive management and consulting services provider's expansion of its underwriting capabilities and services. He will be based in the United Kingdom but will provide underwriting support to SRS clients globally.
April 13, 2020 Read More
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Marsh Names New Global Leader of Multinational Client Service

Broker and risk adviser Marsh has announced that David Rahr has been appointed global leader, multinational client service. Effective April 15, Mr. Rahr will oversee Marsh's multinational client service team of 1,200 specialists who provide global insight and strategic risk advice to multinational companies of all sizes across 130 countries.
April 07, 2020 Read More
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Prabal Lakhanpal—Captive Insurance Person of Interest

Prabal Lakhanpal, vice president of Spring Consulting Group, discusses his background and experiences in the captive insurance industry. He also comments on the captive insurance industry, the state of the market, and where he sees captive insurance and the traditional insurance market going in the future.
March 11, 2020 Read More
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Guernsey Finance Appoints Rupert Pleasant as Chief Executive

Rupert Pleasant has been appointed chief executive of Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's finance industry internationally. Mr. Pleasant replaces Dominic Wheatley, who announced his departure in December 2019 and is scheduled to leave his role in June 2020.
March 06, 2020 Read More
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Michael Corbett, Tennessee's Top Captive Regulator, Moves into Banking

Since taking over as Tennessee's top captive regulator in 2011, Michael Corbett oversaw rapid growth in the number of captive insurers licensed in the domicile. He is joining Pinnacle Bank in Nashville where he will focus on captive insurance company investments.
March 04, 2020 Read More
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Jay Branum: Guiding South Carolina's Captive Insurance Growth

South Carolina's Jay Branum has spent nearly his entire career in commercial insurance. As South Carolina's lead captive insurance regulator, his business experience helps him build an easy rapport with those doing business in the rapidly growing domicile.
March 02, 2020 Read More
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Anne Marie Towle Finds a Natural Fit with Hylant Group

Anne Marie Towle, senior vice president of global captive solutions at insurance broker Hylant Group Inc. in Indianapolis, has been involved in captive insurance company issues for more than 25 years.
February 26, 2020 Read More
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Don Yaeger To Keynote CICA Conference

Don Yaeger will be the keynote speaker for the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) 2020 International Conference, "Building on the Best," March 8–10, at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa, Rancho Mirage, California.
February 07, 2020 Read More
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BDA Strengthens Its Position with Two New Business Development Hires

The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) has appointed Jasmine DeSilva and Anastasia Slater to help drive business development in the domicile.
February 03, 2020 Read More
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It's Not about the Numbers—It's the Quality, Says Sandy Bigglestone

Vermont's Sandy Bigglestone says the captive domicile's leadership position, with its rich captive resources, will continue.
January 22, 2020 Read More
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Brad Sforza To Head US Property Reinsurance at Hamilton

Brad Sforza will head property reinsurance for Hamilton Insurance Group's new US reinsurance platform in the role of senior vice president.
January 21, 2020 Read More