Consolidates retail brokerage operations into
single, new, national unit with Ralph Hurst as president. Also
unifies non-retail brokerage operations, such as third party
administration, into Alliant Specialty Insurance Services with
Sean McConlogue as president. He will continue his role as
president of Tribal First as well.
AMERICAN E&S INSURANCE
Offers AESPro professional liability program for
architects and engineers, technology media and various other
professional liability risks across classes and size. Limits up
to $5 million; excess limits possible. No minimum premium.
medical stop loss wholesalers—American Stop Loss
Brokerage Services; Health Benefit Solutions Insurance; and
National Insurance Wholesalers—which it will merge to
create the nation’s largest wholesale brokerage for
medical stop loss insurance. The entities are geographically
diverse, located in Massachusetts, California and Texas,
supporting AmWINS’s goal of broadening its network.
Aon Ltd. appoints
Paul Manduca as non-executive chairman. He has been an
independent director of Aon Ltd. for three years. He replaces
Steve McGill, who was named chairman and CEO of Aon Risk
Services last year.
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Acquires Fidelity Benefits & Insurance Services, an
employee benefits brokerage and consultancy in Waco, Texas.
Todd Dorton and his associates will continue at their current
location under the lead of John Neumaier, South Central Region
executive v.p. of Gallagher’s employee benefit consulting
and brokerage operation. >> Buys PartnerSource, a Dallas,
Texas, retail insurance brokerage and consultancy specializing
in non-subscription programs, an alternative to workers comp in
Texas, and non-medical employee benefits programs. It will
continue as a separate operating unit under Mike Henthorn,
south Central Region manager for Gallagher’s retail p-c
Dan Klaras to president, replacing Anthony Chimino, who
previously served as both president and CEO. Klaras will head
p-c practice, overall sales for the agency, and producer
education and development. >> Rises to Crain’s
eighth-best place to work in Chicago, up from ninth place last
BARNEY & BARNEY
Arlene Lieberman, principal and practice group leader for
employee benefits, appointed to board of directors.
BROWN & BROWN
Subsidiary buys One Source Insurance of Indiana, an employee
benefits provider. John Elmer and staff will continue to
operate from their Indiana office.
CRUMP INSURANCE SERVICES
Crump’s Tri-City Brokerage hires James Baettcher as
senior v.p. and national property director based in New York.
He comes from Integro.
insurance program for public and private schools, including
pre-K through 12th grade public and private schools,
community/junior colleges, nonprofit vocational schools, adult
ed, charter schools and trade schools (excluding driving and