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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
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Johnson Lambert Names Three New Partners in 2019

Johnson Lambert LLP has named three partners effective January 1, 2019. Allan Autry, certified public accountant (CPA), Lane Miller, CPA, and Lauren Williams, CPA, are based in Johnson Lambert's North Carolina office.
January 04, 2019 Read More

Kathleen Waslov Retires—Captive Insurance Person of Interest

Kathleen Waslov, a consultant and long-time expert in the growing field of funding employee benefit risks through captives, will retire from Willis Towers Watson PLC at the end of December.
December 20, 2018 Read More
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Steven Bauman—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 Steven Bauman. Mr. Bauman is the head of global programs and captive practice, North America, for AXA XL. Read his commentary on today's captive markets.
December 12, 2018 Read More
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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

Derek Freihaut—Captive Insurance Person of Interest

Derek Freihaut, principal and consulting actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., recently spoke with 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