ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS
President Martin O’Brien, an avid collector of
American art, elected to the Smithsonian Archives of American
Art’s board of trustees.
Has hired Chris Thompson as managing director for North America
M&A Solutions, based in Boston. He was most recently head
of Wells Fargo’s risk and health and benefits M&A
group. >> Aon Rent Protect, which protects landlords
against lost income when tenants default on rent, is now
available in the U.S. Product offered through QBE.
Mike Hollenbach joins as EVP in specialty casualty based in
Philadelphia. He moves from Towers Watson, where he was senior
account exec for multi-line carriers in p-c business. The
29-year reinsurance veteran also led the professional liability
practice group for many years.
BROWN & BROWN
Chris Walker named regional EVP. He will oversee Arrowhead
General Insurance Agency, a San Diego-based subsidiary. He was
CEO of Arrowhead, which Brown & Brown acquired in December
2011. >> American Specialty, a subsidiary, rolls out
workers comp program, which provides guaranteed cost coverage
for sports and entertainment industries. Targets motorsports,
zoos, aquariums, venues, amateur sports, pari-mutuel racing and
casinos. Offered in most states.