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ALL RISKS
Expands truck authority to Virginia and Delaware through Canal Insurance Co. Ronda Serafin leads this facility. >> Hires Cindy Coleman in National Specialty Programs as business development manager for nationwide REO/Force Placed Property Insurance Program. She will expand program’s reach to western U.S. and introduce other wholesale products and programs.
www.allrisks.com

ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES
Alliant Healthcare Solutions, in cooperation with Kalorama Partners, rolls out BoardWise, an online education program to help directors, trustees and other leaders of healthcare organizations expand governance knowledge. Live and archived webinars can be tailored with online bookmarks to let users quickly revisit specific sections of interest.
www.alliantinsurance.com

ALLIED SOLUTIONS
Buys Alamo Financial Insurance Services of San Francisco. Kevin Anderson, president of Alamo, joins as regional sales VP in Northern California.
www.alliedsolutions.net

AON
Creates Loss Portfolio Transactions Practice within Aon Risk Solutions. Carol Murphy heads practice from Chicago. >> Aon Risk Solutions appoints Christopher Baudouin as CEO of Aon Global Client Network. He was serving as president and CEO of Aon Risk Solutions Mexico and COO of Aon Risk Solutions in Latin America. >> Peter Mullen moves to CEO of Aon Global Risk Consulting’s captive management operations. He will also assume responsibility for Aon Global Risk Insight Platform Solutions in Bermuda and be interim leader for Aon Insurance Managers in Bermuda. Mullen was EVP with Artex Risk Solutions. >> Aon Hewitt to offer corporate healthcare exchange to employers nationwide with 1,000 or more full-time employees beginning by early 2012. It will include active employees.
www.aon.com

ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Buys Blue Water Benefits, an employee benefits consultant and brokerage for mid-market clients in the eastern U.S. Brandon Guest, Mark Combs and associates continue from current location in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., under direction of David Ziegler, eastern regional EVP.
www.ajg.com

BMS GROUP
Opens managing general agency, Pioneer, at Lloyd’s in conjunction with Liberty Syndicate Management. Underwrites multi-line book. Capacity $102 million. Will operate as following market only, sharing risks with other insurers. Darren Doherty is managing director.
www.bmsgroup.com

BOLTON & CO.
Names Jeffrey Lang as SVP for p-c sales and marketing.
www.boltonco.com

BURNS & WILCOX
Works with Markel Programs to offer real estate E&O to residential and commercial real estate industry accounts. Offers exclusive features—open house liability, network info, and security offense—to real estate agents, brokers and property managers. Target classes include leasing agents, broker price options, escrow agents, auctioneers, consultants, referral agents, business brokers. Non-admitted. Available in most states. Minimum premiums start under $1,000 with primary limits up to $5 million.
www.burnsandwilcox.com

CRUMP
Five Star Specialty Programs secures general appointment with Canal Insurance in auto risks, waste operations and trucking for auto liability, physical damage, general liability and other statutory coverages, such as un- and underinsured motorist. >> Crump hires John Landry as SVP in national property practice in Cincinnati. He was with St. Paul Companies and USF&G, where he specialized in fire protection engineering and catastrophe risk management. He will focus on large property accounts, including real estate and habitational risk.
www.crumpins.com

DIGITAL INSURANCE
New Digital Advantage suite of employee benefits products offers guaranteed issue on disability, critical illness and accidental injury policies for small and mid-sized employers. Allows for employer-paid, employee-paid or combined option. Disability integrates short- and long-term coverage. Critical illness for firms with as few as two participants. Limits up to $20,000 on guaranteed protection for self or family. Accidental injury provides wellness exam benefits to offset cost of premium even if no accident occurs. >> Makes eighth acquisition in eight months, largest to date. Buys Dominion Benefits based in Richmond, Va. Personnel to stay on.
www.digitalinsurance.com

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