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Hartley Hartman Joins Risk Partners as Business Development Manager

October 18, 2021

Hartley Hartman has joined specialty workers compensation underwriter and alternative risk provider Risk Partners as business development manager, captive insurance. In his new position, Mr. Hartman will manage all new business development activities, support the company's captive insurance strategy, and further strengthen Risk Partners' presence in the industry segment. Read More


Lawrence Cook Joins Somers Risk Services as Client Services Director

October 12, 2021

Lawrence Cook has joined Somers Risk Services as director of client services. He will be responsible for enhancing client relations and services as well as special project work, marketing support, and partner company relations. Prior to joining Somers Risk, Mr. Cook was the director, program management, for Sedgwick. Read More


AXA XL Names Michael Takigawa To Head Americas Commercial E&O

October 7, 2021

AXA XL Insurance has appointed Michael Takigawa head of commercial errors and omissions (E&O) for the Americas region. Based in San Francisco and Monterey, California, Mr. Takigawa will oversee the underwriting strategy and product innovation for AXA XL's commercial E&O business in the regions, which includes lawyers, accountants, and miscellaneous professional liability. Read More


Performa's Warren Miller: On Captive Insurance and Investment Programs

October 6, 2021

Warren Miller, a client relationship manager with Performa Investment Management in Charleston, South Carolina, is also responsible for working with Performa's marketing and business development team to cultivate new relationships. He also has been a conference task force member for various captive insurance associations. Read More


Jay Branum Resigns from South Carolina Captive Director Post

October 6, 2021

Jay Branum, the long-time director of captives in the South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI), has resigned his position to take a job elsewhere, a spokeswoman for the SCDOI confirmed. Mr. Branum joined the SCDOI in late 2013 as captive director, a newly created position. Read More