Travelers as carrier for Abacus Special Event coverage and will
work with Travelers Encore Entertainment to serve as
Travelers’ program manager, offering the coverage in all 50
regulatory approval to underwrite homeowners insurance in
Florida. Emphasis will be placed on a balanced portfolio of homes
spread across the state and built to superior standards.
Aon Re Global
appoints Mike Reynolds as CFO. www.aon.com
planning and executive benefits to its offerings. Richard Cordova
is the new retirement plan consultant, and Mike Roseri is new
vice president of executive benefits offerings.
Florida-based brokerage and risk management consulting firm
Henricks & Associates. www.beechercarlson.com
Being sold to New York-based Citi, which
will then sell the BISYS wholesale unit to private equity firm
J.C. Flowers. The wholesale unit includes life insurance and
commercial p-c. The sale to Flowers will also include BISYS
retirement services. The insurance services of BISYS will become
part of Crump, which Flowers bought from Marsh in 2005.
Affiliates of New York. Alan Labadorf will continue as head of
the operation. >> Buys United Employers Insurance Agency, a
Houston-based commercial p-c and employee benefits agency.
>> Laura Simon is promoted to executive v.p. and profit
center leader of Lawyer’s Protector Plan, where she will be
responsible for operations of this niche professional liability
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Acquires Melton Insurance Associates, a
retail broker in Odessa, Texas. Melton specializes in energy
industries. J. Tommy Melton and his associates will continue to
operate out of their current location under the direction of
Michael Henthorn, south central regional manager of
Gallagher’s Brokerage Services Retail Division.
and hires several managers: Ellen Dividock is now director of
placement and service; Michael Gleason, v.p., assumes Pittsburgh
sales manager duties while serving as Pittsburgh office branch
manager; Ann Leonard joins brokerage in Pittsburgh office as
senior account manager; Melissa Yost joins Gleason as assistant
account manager. www.gleasoninc.com
Julia Chu joins
as managing director and casualty solutions architect in Casualty
Specialty Practice. www.guycarp.com
international insurance and reinsurance unit based in London.
Julian Samengo-Turner and Ron Whyte will lead the new unit and
join the board of Integro in the UK. >> Robert Feeney is
appointed CFO, succeeding Joseph Salerno, who is retiring.
from Grange Insurance: named top-10 agency (out of 1,250+);
earned “State Leader Award” as top Grange agency in
Georgia; and is recognized as one of top-three commercial lines
agencies with Grange. www.jsmithlanier.com
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The Council Calendar
Wholesale Insurance Leadership Forum, May 10-12 2010
Employee Benefits Leadership Forum, June 1-4 2010
CFO Workshop/Leadership Development Conference, June 16-18