Robert Walling—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 Robert Walling, principal and consulting actuary at Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. Read his thoughts on the actuarial profession, predictive modeling, and the need for innovation.
July 26, 2017 Read More
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CIMA Appoints Suzanne Sadlier and Judiann Myles to Top Deputy Positions

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has appointed Suzanne Sadlier and Judiann Myles to top positions. Mrs. Sadlier will serve as deputy head of the Insurance Supervision Division, and Mrs. Myles will take over as deputy head of the Compliance Division.
July 12, 2017 Read More
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Sarchio and Liskov Deepen Crowell & Moring's Insurance Practice

Crowell & Moring LLP has added John Sarchio and Richard G. Liskov to the firm's Insurance/Reinsurance and Corporate groups. Based in the firm's New York office, the lawyers represent an expansion of Crowell & Moring's transactional and regulatory capabilities to serve clients in insurance-related matters.
July 07, 2017 Read More
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John Huff, Previously NAIC President, Joins Dentons

John Huff has joined global law firm Dentons as a partner in the Insurance Regulatory practice. He recently served as the NAIC president and directed the Missouri DOI. With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Huff is recognized for his keen understanding of regulatory, legal, financial, and operational challenges.
July 06, 2017 Read More

HAI Group Appoints Edmund Malaspina Jr. as Interim President and CEO

HAI Group, a national provider of innovative solutions tailored for the public and affordable housing industry, recently appointed Edmund (Ed) Malaspina Jr. as interim president and chief executive officer. HAI is a member-owned organization and is a recognized leader and expert in the public housing insurance industry.
July 05, 2017 Read More

Michael Maglaras—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 Maglaras. Read his thoughts on data mining and analytics, single-payer health care, and why captives should not be overly focused on the return of hard market conditions.
July 03, 2017 Read More
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Eric Halter To Lead New AF Specialty Brand Focused on Fronting

AF Group has announced Eric Halter as director of AF Specialty, a new brand focused on providing fronting capacity to insurance carriers, managing general agents, reinsurance intermediaries, and captive managers. Mr. Halter will partner with entities that are seeking a fronting facility to place well-managed, turnkey property and casualty programs.
June 27, 2017 Read More
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Rachel Moir Joins IRMI as Captive and Risk Finance Products Manager

Rachel Moir has joined International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), as its captive and risk finance products manager. In this role, Ms. Moir is responsible for the quality and growth of IRMI's risk finance and captive insurance product line. This includes "Risk Financing," "Captive Insurance Company Reports,", online continuing education, and books on the topics.
June 22, 2017 Read More
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BDA Appoints Greg Wojciechowski to Its Board

The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) has announced the appointment of Greg Wojciechowski to its Board of Directors. Mr. Wojciechowski, president and CEO of the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) for the past 15 years, joined the BDA Board this month.
June 15, 2017 Read More
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Steve McElhiney—Captive Insurance Person of Interest

As part of our continuing Person-of-Interest series, recently sat down with Steve McElhiney, CEO of EWI Reinsurance, to talk about his career, captives, risk management, and China. Mr. McElhiney shares his thoughts about trends and challenges shaping both the captive and reinsurance markets today.
June 05, 2017 Read More
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Kroll Bond Rating Agency Names Carol Pierce as Director of Captives

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has announced the appointment of Carol Pierce to the role of director in KBRA’s insurance group with a focus on captives, reinsurers, and alternative capital providers. Ms. Pierce joins KBRA’s analytic team after 13 years with Munich Reinsurance America.
May 30, 2017 Read More
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XL Catlin Names Steven Bauman To Lead Captive Practice—North America

XL Catlin is expanding its global insurance programs and captive business with the appointment of Steven Bauman as head of global programs and captive practice in North America. Mr. Bauman joins XL Catlin from Zurich Insurance Group where he most recently served as head of captive services.
May 26, 2017 Read More
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AIG Names Brian Duperreault President and CEO

American International Group, Inc. (AIG), has appointed Brian Duperreault as president, CEO, and director, effective May 14, 2017. Peter D. Hancock has stepped down after heading the company for the past 7 years.
May 15, 2017 Read More
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Reinsurance Association of America Elects 2017–2018 Officers

Kean Driscoll, CEO of Validus Re, has been elected chair of the Reinsurance Association of America's Board of Directors. Steve Levy, president of the Reinsurance Division of Munich Reinsurance America, was elected vice chair, and John Welch, chief executive of North America Reinsurance at XL Catlin, was elected secretary-treasurer.
May 12, 2017 Read More
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Steve Kinion To Remain Delaware Captive Bureau Director

At the Delaware Captive Insurance Association (DCIA) 2017 Spring Forum, Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced that Steve Kinion will continue his leadership as captive bureau director for another year. This is a reversal of a statement made in February that he had decided to replace Mr. Kinion, who resides in Illinois, with a Delaware resident.
May 10, 2017 Read More
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Glen Frederick and P. Richard Hackenburg Inducted to Risk Management Hall of Fame

RIMS, the risk management society™, and American International Group, Inc. (AIG), announced Glen Frederick and P. Richard Hackenburg as the two newest inductees into the 2017 Risk Management Hall of Fame.
April 27, 2017 Read More
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Ian Davis To Become Vermont's Chief Marketing Official for Captive Insurance

Ian Davis will replace Dan Towle as the next director of financial services for the state of Vermont. In this position, he will be responsible for the marketing and business development for the state of Vermont's captive insurance industry.
April 17, 2017 Read More
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Scott Gunter Named Division President, Commercial Insurance, at Chubb North America

Scott Gunter has been appointed senior vice president, Chubb Group, division president, Chubb North America Commercial Insurance. With more than 30 years of insurance industry experience at Chubb, Mr. Gunter most recently served as chief operating officer in Chubb's North America Personal Risk Services division. He succeeds Steven R. Pozzi, who has been with Chubb since 1981 and is retiring.
April 10, 2017 Read More

CICA Elects Sarah Pacini New Board of Directors Chair

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) has elected a new board chairperson and new officers and directors. Sarah Pacini, J.D., chief executive officer, Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc., has been elected chair of the Board of Directors.
March 20, 2017 Read More
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Karin Landry and Fiat Lux Receive CICA Awards

At its 2017 International Conference, the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) honored Karin Landry with the 2017 CICA Distinguished Service Award and Fiat Lux Risk and Insurance Company with the 2017 CICA Outstanding Captive Award.
March 15, 2017 Read More