The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) has announced that Belinda Fortman will join TDCI as Captive Insurance Section director. Ms. Fortman, who moved to Tennessee from Vermont in 2013 to support the growth of captive insurance in Tennessee, has decades of experience in the captive insurance industry.
Janet Grace, the top captive insurance regulator for the Connecticut Insurance Department, died last week after a long illness. Ms. Grace, who oversaw Connecticut's captive insurance unit since 2016, died after a 6-year battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was well known and highly respected in the captive field.
Luis Delgado has joined Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) to lead the firm's Latin American initiative as vice president-Latin America. Mr. Delgado, a certfied public accountant and native Colombian, will be based in SRS's Bermuda office but with responsibility for developing and managing business for Latin American-owned captives across the firm.
AXA XL has appointed Xavier Veyry as CEO of its Asia and Europe business. In the role, Mr. Veyry will join AXA XL's newly configured leadership team, reporting to CEO Scott Gunter. Mr. Veyry is currently country CEO of AXA China and chairman of AXA Tianping in China and AXA General Insurance in Korea.
Paul Owens will join the Board of Directors of Strategic Risk Solutions, Inc. (SRS), serving as an independent director as well as a strategic adviser to SRS. Mr. Owens retired as CEO of Willis Towers Watson's Global Captive Practice earlier this year.