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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
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Ross Howard of JLT Re Appointed Vice Chairman of Guy Carpenter

Ross Howard, chairman of JLT Re, has been appointed vice chairman of Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, reporting to President and CEO Peter Hearn. This appointment will be effective once the transaction closes between Guy Carpenter's parent company, Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (JLT).
November 21, 2018 Read More
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Capstone's President Earls Retires, New Leadership Takes the Helm

Daniel Calderon has moved into a leadership position as vice president of operations for Capstone Associated Services, Ltd. Jeff Carlson, who served in the role previously, will transition to president. Charles B. Earls III, Capstone's founding president, served as its president for over 20 years and will move to the role of senior adviser.
November 14, 2018 Read More
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BDA Appoints New CEO: Roland Burrows

The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) Board of Directors has appointed Roland (Andy) Burrows as its next CEO. He will take up the position effective December 1. Former BDA CEO Ross Webber stepped down from the position effective May 17.
November 14, 2018 Read More
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Hugh Rosenbaum Discusses the World Captive Forum, Then and Now

The World Captive Forum (WCF) is set to occur January 30–February 1, 2019, at Turnberry Isle Miami. recently spoke with captive insurance expert Hugh Rosenbaum about the event, then and now. Read on to learn more about the 2019 WCF and register today!
October 22, 2018 Read More
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John Neal Takes Command of Lloyd's

John Neal has officially taken command of Lloyd's, succeeding Inga Beale as CEO. In a statement from Lloyd's, the organization said that Mr. Neal brings significant experience as a global CEO who has a track record as a highly effective leader who can deliver business transformation.
October 18, 2018 Read More
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Andrew Kurata Becomes Hawaii's Captive Insurance Administrator

Andrew Kurata has been officially appointed deputy commissioner and captive insurance administrator for the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance Division in Hawaii. Last August, Mr. Kurata became acting captive insurance administrator for the department, replacing Sanford Saito, who transitioned to the private sector.
October 17, 2018 Read More
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London & Capital's Kate Miller Promoted to Partner

Wealth and asset manager London & Capital has appointed Kate Miller as partner. Her team actively manages over $1 billion of investment portfolios on behalf of captive insurers, reinsurers, and supranational organizations.
October 11, 2018 Read More