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Ian Davis To Become Vermont's Chief Marketing Official for Captive Insurance

Ian Davis will replace Dan Towle as the next director of financial services for the state of Vermont. In this position, he will be responsible for the marketing and business development for the state of Vermont's captive insurance industry.
April 17, 2017 Read More
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Scott Gunter Named Division President, Commercial Insurance, at Chubb North America

Scott Gunter has been appointed senior vice president, Chubb Group, division president, Chubb North America Commercial Insurance. With more than 30 years of insurance industry experience at Chubb, Mr. Gunter most recently served as chief operating officer in Chubb's North America Personal Risk Services division. He succeeds Steven R. Pozzi, who has been with Chubb since 1981 and is retiring.
April 10, 2017 Read More

CICA Elects Sarah Pacini New Board of Directors Chair

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) has elected a new board chairperson and new officers and directors. Sarah Pacini, J.D., chief executive officer, Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc., has been elected chair of the Board of Directors.
March 20, 2017 Read More
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Karin Landry and Fiat Lux Receive CICA Awards

At its 2017 International Conference, the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) honored Karin Landry with the 2017 CICA Distinguished Service Award and Fiat Lux Risk and Insurance Company with the 2017 CICA Outstanding Captive Award.
March 15, 2017 Read More
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Bruce Wright of Eversheds Sutherland has been named as the chairman of the American Bar Association’s Captive Insurance Committee.
March 14, 2017 Read More
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AIG Announces CEO Transition Plan

Peter D. Hancock, president and CEO of American International Group (AIG), has announced plans to resign once his successor has been named. The Board of Directors will conduct a comprehensive search for that successor.
March 10, 2017 Read More
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Dan Towle To Become CICA President

The Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) announced that it has selected Dan Towle as its new president. Mr. Towle, who is currently director of financial services with the Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development, will succeed Dennis Harwick, who is retiring in June.
March 09, 2017 Read More
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Google's Loren Nickel Named 2017 RIMS Risk Manager of the Year

RIMS has bestowed the 2017 RIMS Risk Manager of the Year Award to Google’s Loren Nickel. In addition, Benjamin Evans, Juliana Keaton, and Scot Schwarting were named to the 2017 RIMS Risk Management Honor Roll, and all three of these honorees have active roles in captive insurance programs.
March 07, 2017 Read More
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Steve Kinion To Depart Delaware Captive Insurance Bureau

The Delaware Department of Insurance announced Steve Kinion is departing as director of its Bureau of Captive Insurance & Financial Products. Under his leadership, Delaware grew to be the third largest captive domicile in the United States, with over 1,000 captive insurance entities.
February 23, 2017 Read More
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Jonathan Dixon To Succeed Yoshihiro Kawai as New IAIS Secretary General

Yoshihiro Kawai, the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) secretary general for the past 14 years, will welcome Jonathan Dixon into the role following the IAIS Annual Conference in November. The IAIS is a voluntary membership organization of insurance supervisors and regulators from more than 200 jurisdictions in nearly 140 countries.
February 21, 2017 Read More
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Debbie Lambert Is Our Captive Insurance Leader of the Month

Debbie Lambert shines in the spotlight as part of our ongoing captive insurance leader interviews. Ms. Lambert has been an influential member of the accounting profession, serving the captive insurance industry since its early days.
February 16, 2017 Read More
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Orchestrating the VCIA Conference: Diane Leach and the Collaborative Spirit

The history of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) follows that of the captive industry in Vermont closely. Diane Leach has been an integral person in both since the mid-1980s. In an interview with, Ms. Leach shared the story of her employment with VCIA and the Vermont captive industry, showing how the mission of VCIA evolved through the years.
January 31, 2017 Read More

Willis Towers Watson Appoints Mike Liss Head of Corporate Risk and Broking North America

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Mike Liss as head of its corporate risk and broking (CRB) business in North America. This is part of an initiative to consolidate the broker's US midmarket operations and expand its offering to multinationals.
January 23, 2017 Read More
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Pinnacle’s Rob Walling Named to "Captive Review's" Power 50

Pinnacle Actuarial, Inc.’s Robert J. Walling III, FCAS, MAAA, CERA was named to "Captive Review’s" Power 50 for 2016. The Power 50 recognizes key influencers in the global captive insurance industry based on votes by nearly 5,000 captive insurance professionals.
January 20, 2017 Read More
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Lisa Havens To Keynote Texas Captive Conference

TxCIA has announced Lisa L. Havens will be joining the Texas Captive Conference as the keynote speaker on February 16 in Austin, Texas. She is senior vice president-legal counsel and system risk manager for Baylor Scott & White Healthcare in Texas and was Risk Manager of the Year in 2011.
January 13, 2017 Read More
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CNA Appoints Chris Heckman to Captives and Hospitals Leader

CNA has announced the appointment of Chris Heckman as vice president, hospitals and captives, in the company's Healthcare unit. In this newly created role, CNA Healthcare brings together its hospitals and captives strategies, and Mr. Heckman is responsible for the strategy and leadership of the department. He reports to Glen Curley, senior vice president, healthcare, CNA Specialty.
January 05, 2017 Read More
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RIMS Names Nowell Seaman as its 2017 President

RIMS, the risk management society™, has announced that Nowell R. Seaman, RIMS-CRMP, FCIP, CRM will lead the Society as president for the 2017 term, effective January 1.
January 03, 2017 Read More
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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