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ALL RISKS
Brian Duffy joins the San Francisco office as a director, moving to All Risks after more than 20 years managing p-c divisions elsewhere. >> Thomas Ciardello moves to All Risks as director of operations, leaving a 22-year career with another brokerage. >> All Risks acquires the health care book of business from Carpenter-Moore, including two exclusive programs for managed care E&O and D&O and physicians billing E&O. www.allrisks.com

AMWINS
Gerald Whiteford is promoted to executive v.p. of AmWins Insurance Brokerage of California. >> AmWins Transportation Underwriters begins offering new programs for trucking and commercial auto: truck brokers contingent liability; truck brokers contingent cargo; and workers compensation. AmWins is working in partnership with the Small Business Transporters Association to offer trucking companies tailored insurance in conjunction with other benefits provided through the association. www.amwins.com

AON
Simon Johnson comes on board as director of the Aon Environmental Services Group to coordinate environmental services for clients in the UK, Europe, the Mid-East and Africa. >> Aon Middle East receives license to operate in the Dubai International Financial Center and opens its regional headquarters there. www.aon.com

ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Acquires Specialty Risk, a retail insurance brokerage based in Liberty, Mo. It has a transportation industry specialty. >> AJG buys employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm RSI, based in Mount Laurel, N.J. www.ajg.com

BROWN & BROWN
Buys Nathan Stone Agency, which does business as Stone Harris & Stone and is based in Encino, Calif. >> Also in California, Brown & Brown acquires Debock & Muth of Stockton, a p-c agency. >> Brown & Brown buys two Connecticut agencies, Dill Joyce & Thresher and The Kernan Agency. Both focus on employee benefits and p-c business. >> Acquires Alpha Benefits Group, serving clients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. >> Brown & Brown subsidiary buys HBA Insurance Group of South Florida. >> Brown & Brown appoints Michael Riordan as regional vice president for Hull & Company’s brokerage operations. www.bbinsurance.com

BURNS & WILCOX
Introduces Green Impact, which includes coverage for residential and commercial contractors that specialize in installing or servicing “green” products for energy-efficient buildings; homeowners living in “eco-friendly” houses; commercial buildings built to meet energy savings or renewable energy performance levels; industries that specialize in alternative energy; and recycling centers. www.burnsandwilcox.com

CNINSURE
Expands into 13th province with purchase of 60% equity in Guangxi Province’s leading insurance agency, Guangxi Xingfu Insurance Agency, a p-c agency. >> Continues its acquisition of adjusters with the purchase of a majority interest in Shanghai Teamhead Loss Surveyors & Adjuster. It will become part of the claims adjusting service network being formed by CNinsure. www.cninsure.net

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