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AON Restructures retail brokerage business under Aon Broking name. It is a network of hubs in major insurance centers that links global specialty, retail, wholesale and facultative reinsurance. Elliot Richardson, CEO of Aon Benfield Fac, is CEO of Aon Broking and Aon Risk Services’ facultative broking. Warren Mula, chairman of U.S. retail at Aon Risk Services, is also now its CEO for retail and specialty broking. >> Mark Herrmann joins as chief counsel of litigation. He was with Jones Day in Chicago. >> K&K Insurance Group, a unit of Aon Underwriting Managers, acquires Indiana-based Leisure Sports Specialists, expanding K&K’s role in the leisure and entertainment industries. Founder Matt Sackett moves to K&K as national sales manager, and Mike Larkin joins Tim McGee to lead K&K underwriting.
www.aon.com

ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER Scott Hudson joins subsidiary Gallagher Bassett Services as president and CEO. He will lead p-c third party claims management, loss control and admin services. He also becomes a member of Arthur J. Gallagher’s executive management committee as a corporate VP. He comes from Bridge Strategy Group in Chicago.
www.ajg.com

BARNEY & BARNEY Names three new principals: Catherine Botello, Marc Pannier and Steve Shea.
www.barneyandbarney.com

BROWN & BROWN Vice chairman and COO Jim Henderson plans to retire in August. >> Buys Alamo Insurance Group, a p-c, employee benefits and personal insurance and risk management agency with offices in San Antonio and McAllen, Texas. It will continue to operate under the Alamo brand.
www.bbinsurance.com

BROWNYARD Workers comp now available for Foundation, the program administrator’s cosmetic manufacturers and distributors program. Limits up to $1 million. Tailored coverage can be written as monoline or as part of Foundation package.
www.brownyard.com

BURNS & WILCOX Forms new wholesaler to serve retail brokers. Daniel Rossen hired to lead the new Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, based in Chicago. He moves from Neace Lukens.
www.burnsandwilcox.com

CRAWFORD & CO. Charles Ogburn named non-executive chairman, replacing Thomas Crawford (unrelated to the firm’s founders), who stepped down as chairman Dec. 31, 2009. Ogburn is executive director at Arcapita, an international investment firm. Tom Crawford has been named new chairman of Superior Access Insurance Services in Irvine, Calif.
www.crawfordandcompany.com

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