ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES
Buys T&H Group, whose CEO Walter Harris will serve as vice
chairman of Alliant and part of senior management team.
>> Joe Marchese joins as SVP in Rye, N.Y., office. Will
focus on upper-middle benefits market emphasizing public
entities and nonprofits. He has worked for Gallagher Benefits
Services of New York, Marsh McLennan and Empire Blue Cross Blue
Shield. >> Thirty-year industry veteran Ernie Pradelli
joins as VP in Dallas. He was VP of sales at Avizent
Alternative Risk and was with Arthur J. Gallagher for 25 years
before that. He will focus on public entity business.
ALL RISKS Promotes Lora
Robbins to branch sales leader in Charlotte, N.C., office.
ASSUREX Adds two new firms
to worldwide network: Continental Insurance Brokers
headquartered in Beijing, and Daewoo INS Korea in Seoul.
BARNEY & BARNEY Trindl
Reeves, a principal since 2006, named chief sales officer.
>> Michael Bailey and Mark Doscher become principals.
Bailey serves in the healthcare practice, and Doscher is the
director of the executive risk practice.
BEECHER CARLSON Bill Lenhart
named managing director of National Manufacturing Team. He is
based in Atlanta. He was managing director of Aon Risk
BMS GROUP Moves U.S.
back-office hub to Minneapolis. The Dallas office will now be a
sales and production hub. Kristine Westall appointed SVP,
reinsurance operations officer, for the relocated U.S.
platform. She spent more than 20 years as an SVP of reinsurance
accounting and claims at Benfield’s Minneapolis office
and recently was with John B. Collins as SVP of brokerage
operations. >> Hires Matthew Haine as specialist in
international facultative reinsurance to lead expansion in that
segment beginning June 2011. He previously led Aon
Benfield’s Asia-Pacific and African facultative team in
London. >> Ann Marie Roberts has left as president of BMS
Intermediaries to pursue other endeavors. >> BMS places
first-ever electronic placement for the London Market via iPad.
Steve Knight, director of Direct & Facultative, met in
January with Catlin Syndicate’s Michael Davern at their
box and within minutes refined and placed a contract using the
RI3K platform for iPad.
BOLLINGER Buys 50-year-old
Charles G. Treloar Agency of Kenvil, N.J. Employees relocating
to Bollinger’s HQ in Short Hills, N.J. Treloar’s
daughter, Michele O’Halloran, joins Bollinger as VP in