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RIMS Selects Gary LaBranche as New Chief Executive Officer

April 20, 2022

The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) has named Gary LaBranche the Society's new chief executive officer. Mr. LaBranche will succeed Mary Roth, who announced her retirement late last year after 37 years with RIMS. Mr. LaBranche will assume his new role June 1. Read More

Courtney Claflin Leaves Top University of California Captive Post

April 19, 2022

Courtney Claflin, the veteran executive director of captive programs at the University of California Office of the President, left his position earlier this month after 7 years. Mr. Claflin's role with the university involved the development, implementation, and management of captives. Read More

Delaware's Steve Kinion Earns ICCIE's ACI Designation

April 14, 2022

Steve Kinion, director of Delaware's Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products, has earned the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE) Associate in Captive Insurance (ACI) designation. Mr. Kinion has been Delaware's top captive insurance regulator since 2009. Read More

AXA XL Appoints Gabriel Okolski to PRCB Senior Underwriting Post

April 12, 2022

AXA XL has appointed Gabriel Okolski senior underwriter, Americas, of its Political Risk, Credit, and Bond (PRCB) business, based in Washington, DC. In his new role, Mr. Okolski is responsible for new business production, underwriting, and client and broker relationships. Read More

Tennessee Names Daniel Clements Assistant Captive Section Director

March 25, 2022

Daniel Clements, a veteran insurance executive and regulator, will join the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance's (TDCI) Captive Insurance Section as its assistant director. Mr. Clements previously worked at the TDCI, where he was in charge of examinations of insurance companies. Read More