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SRS Cayman Snatches WTW Captive Veteran Stephen Gray

Stephen Gray will join Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) as managing director to further develop the firm's Cayman captive business. Mr. Gray joins SRS from Willis Towers Watson (WTW) Management in Cayman.
November 19, 2019 Read More
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Dan Saddler Wins 2019 Gary E. Bird Horizon Award

Dan Saddler, vice president of safety for Structure Tone Southwest, received the 2019 Gary E. Bird Horizon Award at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference. Mr. Saddler's winning submission, "Enhancing the Behavior-Based Safety Process," detailed the revitalization of his organization's behavior-based safety program.
November 14, 2019 Read More
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David B. Dolnick Honored with Bill McIntyre Leadership Award

David B. Dolnick, president of Dolnick Risk Advisors, was recently honored as the recipient of the Bill McIntyre Leadership Award, which recognizes visionary leaders who demonstrate commitment to construction risk management through creativity, service, mentoring, and education.
November 13, 2019 Read More
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David Schoenrock To Head Global Accounts for Willis Re North America

Willis Re recently appointed David Schoenrock to the new role of executive vice president and head of global accounts for Willis Re North America, effective December 23.
November 11, 2019 Read More
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Vermont's Ian Davis Is Optimistic about Captives

Vermont's Ian Davis discusses the ins and outs of captive insurance in the Vermont captive domicile.
November 11, 2019 Read More
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Peter Carter To Run WTW Global Captive Practice

Willis Towers Watson (WTW) recently appointed Peter Carter to run its global captive practice. Based in London, Mr. Carter will be part of the risk and analytics leadership team reporting to John Merkovsky, head of risk and analytics.
November 05, 2019 Read More
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Jeremy Huish Joins Business Transition Advisors

Jeremy Huish has joined Business Transition Advisors, the Employee Stock Ownership Plan division of Capstone Headwaters. Capstone Headwaters is an independently owned investment banking firm with 19 offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Brazil.
October 22, 2019 Read More
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BevCap Management Brings on Jeff Marchino

Veteran employee benefits expert Jeff Marchino joined BevCap Management, LLC, last month as senior vice president based in McKinney, Texas.
October 09, 2019 Read More
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Captive Insurance Executive Anne Marie Towle Named in "Women To Watch"

"Business Insurance" magazine recently announced that Hylant Global Captive Solutions Leader Anne Marie Towle is one of this year's winners of its Women to Watch awards.
October 04, 2019 Read More
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Pinnacle Adds Matthew Berglind To Head Its Marketing Communications

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., has appointed Matt Berglind to lead its marketing communications as director.
September 27, 2019 Read More
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NRRA Chairman Michael Schroeder Says RRGs Are Very Good at What They Do

Michael J. Schroeder, the current chairman of the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA), has a wide range of experience with risk retention groups and risk purchasing groups. In this article, he discusses various risk retention group (RRG) issues, including the likelihood of Congress passing legislation to expand coverages that RRGs can offer.
September 23, 2019 Read More
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Risk Strategies Hires Alternative Risk Expert Brad Gabbard

Risk Strategies recently appointed healthcare industry veteran Brad W. Gabbard, CPCU, as a senior vice president of its national healthcare practice. Mr. Gabbard brings with him significant experience in developing and administering alternative risk financing vehicles.
September 23, 2019 Read More
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NRRA Karen Cutts Award Will Go to Robert "Skip" Myers

Robert "Skip" Myers, a managing partner at the law firm Morris, Manning & Martin LLP in Washington and long-time general counsel for the National Risk Retention Association (NRRA), will be honored next month in Chicago at NRRA's annual conference with the NRRA's 2019 Karen Cutts Achievement award.
September 19, 2019 Read More
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VCIA Adds 2 New Members to Its Board of Directors

Tracy Hassett, president and CEO of edHealth, and Jason Palmer, director of global captive practice with Willis Towers Watson, will join the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) board of directors next month.
September 17, 2019 Read More

Pinnacle's Aaron Hillebrandt Says Actuaries Help Improve Businesses

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide thoughtful commentary concerning issues impacting captives and the broader insurance markets, we spoke with Aaron Hillebrandt, a director and consulting actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. Our interview covers the changing role of actuaries and how the Casualty Actuarial Society is providing training and education for this evolution.
September 16, 2019 Read More
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North Carolina's Kait Chase Is Fascinated with RRGs and Captives

Kait Chase, risk retention group analysis manager for the North Carolina Department of Insurance, Captive Insurance Companies Division, joined the North Carolina Department of Insurance in 2016. She is responsible for the licensing and regulation of North Carolina risk retention groups (RRGs).
September 11, 2019 Read More
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Tennessee Governor Names New Commissioner of Insurance

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has named Hodgen Mainda commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, to become effective October 1. The position has been vacant for 3 months.
September 11, 2019 Read More
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Alonso Tello To Lead AXA XL's New Canada Captive Practice

AXA XL has launched a local captive practice in Canada that will be led by Alonso Y. Tello, whose appointment is part of AXA XL's continued growth to bring in top talent and expand the group's services for Canadian large commercial customers and brokers.
September 10, 2019 Read More
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Anne Marie Towle Joins Hylant Group

Veteran captive management executive Anne Marie Towle has joined Hylant Group, Inc., a major Toledo, Ohio-based insurance broker, where, as senior vice president, she will be involved in a wide variety of captive consulting and management responsibilities.
September 09, 2019 Read More
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WTW's Paul McNiff To Grow Employee Benefits Captives

Willis Towers Watson has expanded its benefit financing team in North America with the appointment of Paul McNiff who will consult with employers in all areas of global benefit financing and, specifically, employee benefit captives.
September 05, 2019 Read More