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Jay Sampson To Head Beecher Carlson Alternative Risk and Captive Group

Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC (Beecher Carlson), has formed a new Risk Optimization Group that will encompass alternative risk, captive management, actuarial, analytics, claims, and risk control. The group will be led by Jay Sampson, who was promoted to executive managing director.
April 18, 2019 Read More
  Applause-SF Sponsors Recognized Leaders in Captive Insurance Industry

Delaware's captive insurance director, Steve Kinion, was recently named to "Captive Review's" Power 50, taking the 9th position on the list for 2018. Mr. Kinion has ranked in the list's top 10 since 2014.
April 16, 2019 Read More
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JLT Executive To Join Strategic Risk Solutions Bermuda

Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) has announced that JLT executive Richard Daley will join SRS (Bermuda) on August 1, 2019, as a managing director. Mr. Daley has been with JLT for 13 years and has led the firm for the last 4 years as its president.
April 12, 2019 Read More
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Anne Marie Towle Shares Her Views on Women in Insurance

Captive insurance industry thought leader Anne Marie Towle, currently executive vice president and captive consulting practice leader for JLT Insurance Management, is taking part in a panel titled "Moving Up—Career Advancement for Women in Insurance." Ms. Towle shares some of her views on women in insurance with
April 03, 2019 Read More
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A Focus on Pamela Davis and Alliance of Nonprofits for Insurance RRG

We spoke with Pamela Davis, the founder, president, and chief executive officer of a group of nonprofit insurers known as the Nonprofits Insurance Alliance. This group includes the Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California, the Alliance of Nonprofits Risk Retention Group, and a captive insurance company and a nonprofit service company.
March 25, 2019 Read More
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Peter Mullen Officially Rejoins Artex as CEO

Peter Mullen has officially rejoined Artex Risk Solutions, Inc., as CEO, with David McManus assuming the new role of chairman.
March 22, 2019 Read More

CICA Elects Steve McElhiney of EWI Re as Its Board Chair

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) has elected Steve McElhiney to chair the organization's board of directors. Mr. McElhiney is president of Tall Pines Insurance Company and CEO and chairman of EWI Re.
March 18, 2019 Read More
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Gary Bowers Receives CICA's Distinguished Service Award

At its annual International Conference on Monday, the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) honored captive tax expert Gary Bowers with the CICA 2019 Distinguished Service Award.
March 13, 2019 Read More
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CICA Announces Student Essay Contest Winners at Annual Conference

Temple University Seniors Angel Song and Alana Vicale received first place honors in the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) college student essay contest, "Next Generation Captive Insurance Solutions for New Risk Challenges."
March 12, 2019 Read More
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Guy Carpenter Heavyweights To Boost Lockton's Reinsurance Business

Lockton has recruited Guy Carpenter heavyweights to form the leadership team for Lockton Global Re, its new global reinsurance business.
March 12, 2019 Read More

MAXIS GBN Appoints Ricardo Almeida To Head Distribution

MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN), the international employee benefits joint venture between MetLife and AXA, has announced the appointment of Ricardo Almeida to the role of head of distribution.
March 06, 2019 Read More
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Jack Gibson Receives Gottheimer Malecki Memorial Award

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), President and CEO Jack Gibson was recently honored by the Coverage, Litigators, Educators, and Witnesses Interest Group of the CPCU Society as the recipient of the Gottheimer Malecki Memorial Award.
February 19, 2019 Read More
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Pinnacle Promotions Reinforce the Firm's Captive Insurance Expertise

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., has promoted Aaron N. Hillebrandt and Christopher C. Cortner, reinforcing the firm's captive insurance expertise.
February 19, 2019 Read More
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John Dohn Joins MSI as National Sales Manager

Raleigh, North Carolina-based captive manager Management Services International (MSI) recently announced that John Dohn has joined the company as its national sales manager. In tandem with Mr. Dohn's arrival at the firm, MSI is also set to release its first podcast, titled "Captive Insurance for Dummies."
February 14, 2019 Read More
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South Carolina Veteran Captive Regulator Moves to Private Sector

Jeff Kehler, the veteran captive program administrator for the South Carolina Department of Insurance, will retire at the end of February and join Somers Risk Consulting in Charleston as director of captive consulting services.
February 07, 2019 Read More

Captive Insurance Expert Ben Whitehouse Joins Butler Snow

Captive insurance expert Benjamin Whitehouse has joined Butler Snow's Nashville office where he will practice with the firm's regulatory and business groups.
January 25, 2019 Read More
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Cindy Solomon To Headline CICA International Conference

Leadership expert and author Cindy Solomon will be the keynote speaker for the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) 2019 International Conference, "Captives: Shaping the Future," March 10–12 in Tucson.
January 18, 2019 Read More
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Willis Adds JLT Executive to Its Bermuda Captive Team

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Steve Arrowsmith, formerly of JLT Insurance Management, to lead client services for its Bermuda captive and insurance management operations.
January 15, 2019 Read More
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Zurich Names Jason Meador as Head of Group Captives

Zurich recently named Schaumburg, Illinois–based Jason Meador as head of group captives for alternative markets with responsibility for the operational management of Zurich's group captives business.
January 10, 2019 Read More
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Michael Mead—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 Michael Mead. Mr. Mead is editor of "Captive Insurance Company Reports" and offers commentary on today's captive markets as the latest captive insurance person of interest.
January 09, 2019 Read More