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Dan Labrie Joins Editorial Team

Dan Labrie, who recently retired as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Housing Authority Insurance Group (HAI Group), has joined the editorial team of and "Captive Wire."
September 26, 2016 Read More
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CIMA Appoints Head of Insurance Supervision Division

The Cayman Island Monetary Authority (CIMA) announced yesterday that Mr. Ruwan Jayasekera has been confirmed to the post of Head of the Insurance Supervision Division at CIMA.
July 19, 2016 Read More

Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) President Harwick Announces 2017 Retirement

Dennis Harwick, president of the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA), has announced that he will retire from his current position at the end of June 2017.
June 24, 2016 Read More
  Talent Recruiting

Captive Insurance Millennial—An Interview with Mike Ratelle

Mike Ratelle, a business development associate for BeniComp Insurance Company, responded to our call to identify rising talent in the captive insurance industry and to help us understand how to attract and develop the next generation of young professionals.
June 02, 2016 Read More
  Captive Journey

Failure Matters as Much as Success: A Captive Start-Up Journey

Those in the captive insurance community who may be down and out because of "failure" in starting or operating a captive insurance company will find encouragement in coeditor John Salisbury's personal story.
April 29, 2016 Read More
  Mourning Loss Mourns the Passing of John O’Brien

We at were saddened to learn from Ron Krebs of the passing of John J. O'Brien, JD, CLU, CPCU, last Friday.
April 18, 2016 Read More
  New Position

Captive Insurance Leader in Connecticut To Serve as SOBC General Counsel

Thomas F.X. Hodson has accepted a position as general counsel for New Jersey-based SOBC Corp.
January 28, 2016 Read More
  Empty Board Room Conference Table

HAI Group Selects New President and CEO

John C. Thomson has been selected and has joined HAI Group as president and chief executive officer, effective January 19, 2016, for a number of companies.
January 25, 2016 Read More
  Mourning Loss

Industry Mourns Passing of Wendy Fisher

The risk retention group community is mourning the loss of one of its leaders, Wendy Fisher, former National Risk Retention Association (NRRA) board chair who died unexpectedly on January 16, 2016.
January 22, 2016 Read More
  Missouri Flag

New Captive Program Manager Appointed in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Insurance has appointed John Talley as its new captive program manager.
December 17, 2015 Read More
  Missouri Flag

Captive Insurance Program Director Named in Missouri

John Rehagen, CFE, ACI, has been appointed director of company and captive regulation, overseeing insurance company solvency regulation as well as the thriving $5.1 billion captive insurance program for the Missouri Department of Insurance.
September 29, 2015 Read More
  Missouri Flag

Captive Insurance Manager for Missouri Takes New Position

Maria Sheffield, captive program manager for the Missouri Department of Insurance, has announced she has resigned to take a position in Nashville with Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation.
September 01, 2015 Read More
  Connecticut Flag

Former Captive Executive Appointed CT Deputy Insurance Commissioner

Katharine L. Wade, Connecticut insurance commissioner, has appointed John Thomson, a Department division director, as deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Insurance Department..
April 29, 2015 Read More
  Risk Management Hall of Fame

Jim Hinton Inducted into Risk Management Hall of Fame

RIMS, the risk management society™, and American International Group, Inc. (AIG), announced captive insurance pioneer James D. “Jim” Hinton as one of three 2015 inductees to the Risk Management Hall of Fame (RMHF) on April 27. The RMHF serves as a means to maintain the history of the field of risk management and recognizes risk practitioners who have made significant contributions to advancing the discipline. The honorees were officially inducted at RIMS 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans.
April 28, 2015 Read More
  CICA Opening Session 2

Ian Kilpatrick Receives Highest Captive Industry Award

Ian Kilpatrick, founder of Advantage International Management, has received the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) Distinguished Service Award.
April 21, 2015 Read More
  2015 CICA See You Next Year

CICA Board Chair Reelected

Scott Beckman was reelected chair of the Board of Directors of the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) during the CICA’s International Conference this week in Orlando, Florida.
March 13, 2015 Read More
  CICA Opening Session 2

CICA Honors 2015 Recipients of Prestigious Industry Awards

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) honored the 2015 recipients of the CICA Distinguished Service Award and the CICA Outstanding Captive Award at the opening session of its 2015 International Conference in Orlando, Florida.
March 09, 2015 Read More
  Richard Goff

Captive Industry Loses a Long-Time Industry Leader

Richard (Dick) Goff, managing director of The Taft Companies, a captive management firm and sponsor of, died on February 28, 2015. Mr. Goff was well known in the captive community as one of its leaders.
March 05, 2015 Read More
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North Carolina Captive Insurance Association Elects 2015 Leadership

The North Carolina Captive Insurance Association (NCCIA) has elected Martin Eveleigh, president of Atlas Insurance Management, as its 2015 chairman.
February 16, 2015 Read More

Cayman Captive Association Announces New Chair and Board Members

Kieran O’Mahony of Marsh Cayman took the chairmanship reins for the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC), and a new IMAC Board was elected at its recent 2015 Annual General Meeting.
February 11, 2015 Read More