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Gary Osborne Appointed Vice President of Alternative Risk Programs for Risk Partners

Gary Osborne has been appointed vice president, Alternative Risk Programs for Risk Partners, a provider of customized insurance and risk management solutions to commercial clients. Mr. Osborne will oversee the growth of the captive and alternative market business and large complex risks, as well as develop risk sharing programs.
March 13, 2018 Read More
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Guernsey Finance Strengthens Hong Kong Presence with New Appointment

Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's finance industry, has announced that its dedicated Hong Kong presence is paying dividends as it appoints a permanent Hong Kong representative, Dorothy Kwok.
March 09, 2018 Read More

Farewell to a Friend

IRMI is saddened to report the passing of Donald J. Riggin, a captive expert and CEO of the ART of Captives, LLC.
March 07, 2018 Read More
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Paul Bailie To Lead Willis Towers Watson's Bermuda Captive Business

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Paul Bailie as head of its Bermuda captive practice. Mr. Bailie, a 30-year captive insurance industry veteran, will be responsible for business development and designing, forming, managing, and providing strategic guidance to Bermuda captive and insurance management clients.
March 07, 2018 Read More
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CICA President Dan Towle Embraces "The Challenge of Change"

The mission of the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) is to be the premier global domicile-neutral captive insurance association and the best source for unbiased information, knowledge, and leadership for captive insurance decision-makers. recently touched base with CICA President Dan Towle to discuss its upcoming annual international conference.
February 23, 2018 Read More

Tom Hebson—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 Tom Hebson. He talks about how his career evolved, the state of the workers compensation markets, and trends captive insurers should be watching.
February 21, 2018 Read More
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Captive Resources Appoints Zurich's Mike Foley and Reveals Succession Plans

Captive Resources, a consultant to group captive insurance companies, has announced the appointment of Mike Foley, former CEO of Zurich North America, to its board of directors. The appointment fills a vacant seat on the Captive Resources board and is the culmination of the company's search for a world-class director.
February 19, 2018 Read More
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2018 RIMS Risk Manager of the Year Awarded to Rebecca Cady

RIMS, the risk management society™, has given the 2018 Risk Manager of the Year award to Rebecca Cady, vice president, chief risk officer of the Children's National Medical Center. Ms. Cady has creatively and effectively used and improved the organization's risk financing and insurance, including restructuring program retentions with the organization's captive insurer and a trust.
February 15, 2018 Read More
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USA Risk Group Appoints Stephen Roseman as President and CEO

Captive insurance management firm USA Risk Group (USARG) has appointed Stephen Roseman as its president and CEO. Mr. Roseman will be responsible for executional oversight of USARG's long-term, client-centric growth strategy and will lead USARG's Operational Leadership Team.
February 06, 2018 Read More
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SRS Expands To Add New Governance, Risk, and Compliance Practice

Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) has launched a new Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) practice. The GRC practice will provide qualified independent directors, corporate governance consulting, and regulatory compliance to insurers, including captive insurance companies. Derick White will lead the practice.
February 01, 2018 Read More
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Brady Young—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 Brady Young. Read his comments on how Strategic Risk Solutions was founded and his thoughts on captives in Europe and Asia and the acquisition of talent.
January 31, 2018 Read More

Capstone Hires AIG Executive Jeff Carlson To Head Its Operations

Capstone Associated Services, Ltd., has appointed Jeff Carlson as its head of operations. Mr. Carlson will replace Charles Earls, Capstone's founding president, who steps down in 2018. Previously, Mr. Carlson led operations and information technology (IT) teams in the improvement of business processes and IT platforms at American International Group, Inc. (AIG).
January 31, 2018 Read More
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Captive Insurance Veteran Jocelyn Lyman Joins JLT Insurance Management

To accommodate its growing number of captive insurance industry clients, JLT Insurance Management (USA), LLC, has hired Jocelyn Lyman as its newest senior account manager. Ms. Lyman is a 10-year veteran of the captive industry and was previously senior account manager for Vermont-based Alterna, LLC.
January 22, 2018 Read More

Pinnacle's Rob Walling Again Named in Captive Insurance Power 50

For the second consecutive year, "Captive Review" has named Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., Principal and Consulting Actuary Robert J. Walling to its Power 50 list. The Power 50, compiled from the votes of more than 6,000 captive insurance professionals, recognizes key influencers in the global captive insurance industry.
January 17, 2018 Read More

Alastair Nicoll To Lead Aon's Asia Pacific Captive Insurance Business

Alastair Nicoll recently relocated from Dublin to Singapore to lead Aon's captive and insurance management business in Asia Pacific. Mr. Nicoll's new role as regional director combines the management of Aon's captive insurers in Singapore with the development of more captive business around the region.
January 16, 2018 Read More

Robert Cartwright Set To Lead RIMS as President of the Society

Robert Cartwright Jr., CRM, BSB/OP, is set to lead RIMS, "the" risk management society™, as president for the 2018 term, effective January 1. Mr. Cartwright has been a member of RIMS for more than 25 years and served on its board of directors for 10 years.
January 12, 2018 Read More
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Annette Heaney To Join SRS Europe as Head of Finance

Annette Heaney has joined Strategic Risk Solutions Europe (SRS Europe) as associate director and head of finance Europe. Based in Dublin, Ms. Heaney will support the firm's expansion into various European captive domiciles as well as focus on the captive management client services delivery platform.
January 09, 2018 Read More
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VCIA Board of Directors Welcomes Anne Marie Towle

In a recent communication, the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) announced that Anne Marie Towle is set to launch a 3-year service term on its board of directors. Ms. Towle is currently executive vice president and captive consulting practice leader for JLT Insurance Management (USA) LLC.
January 04, 2018 Read More
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CICA Board Welcomes Courtney Claflin to Its Fold

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) welcomes Courtney Claflin to its board. Mr. Claflin is the executive director of captive programs with the University of California's Office of the President. He has been voted by the CICA board of directors to fill an open seat recently vacated by Ken Arguello.
December 22, 2017 Read More
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Jay Lefkowitz To Lead XL Catlin's Global Risk Management Business

XL Catlin has promoted Jay Lefkowitz to lead its Global Risk Management business in North America. Mr. Lefkowitz is known for his skill in solving complex risk management challenges using diverse program structures, risk finance, and collateral alternatives, such as captives, loss portfolio transfers, deductibles, and self-insured retentions.
December 21, 2017 Read More