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ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES
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.
www.alliantinsurance.com

AMERICAN E&S INSURANCE BROKERS
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.
www.aesbrokers.com

AMWINS
Acquires three 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.
www.amwins.com

AON
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.
www.aon.com

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 brokerage operation.
www.ajg.com

ASSURANCE AGENCY
Promotes 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 year.
www.assuranceagency.com

BARNEY & BARNEY
Arlene Lieberman, principal and practice group leader for employee benefits, appointed to board of directors.
www.barneyandbarney.com

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.
www.bbinsurance.com

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.
www.crumpins.com

GLATFELTER
Adds textbook 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 cosmetology).
www.glatfelters.com

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