ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES
Ray Gallagher joins as SVP in Los Angeles benefits practice.
He was VP and member of health benefits team at Lockton in Los
Adds three new practices: Real Estate, led by John Cleary
and Bob Black, premium volume $370 million; Manufacturing and
Distribution, led by Pat Maloney, volume $284 million; and
Hospitality and Entertainment, led by Kelly Carney and Tom
Cesare, premium volume $234 million. Each has full property,
casualty and financial services capabilities.
Aon Risk Solutions hires Leta Finch as national practice
leader for higher education. Anne Mulholland moves to director
of brokerage services for the practice. Finch was most recently
executive director of the higher education practice at Arthur
J. Gallagher. >> Judy Bamberger joins Aon Risk Solutions
in Los Angeles as SVP of business development and Yohei
Miyamoto as SVP to lead the SoCal real estate practice.
>> Paul Healy hired as head of national contract surety
team in construction services, based in Boston. He was EVP and
North American Surety Practice leader at Willis. >> Rolls
out reputational product underwritten by Zurich. Up to $100
million in limits. Has 19 named perils. Comes with quarterly
pre-loss advice and crisis-response consultation for up to a
year after a covered event. London-based WPP provides the
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Acquires S. A. Freerks & Assoc., an MGA and wholesale
brokerage based in St. Louis. Stanley Freerks and staff will
continue from current St. Louis and Peoria locations under
direction of Joe Cavaness, president of Gallagher subsidiary
Risk Placement Services.