ARROYO INSURANCE SERVICES
Founding partner, past president and current principal
James Armitage elected president of AMS Users Group.
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Elizabeth Demaret, managing director, appointed chair
of World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries.
Acquires Fort Lauderdale-based Dennis Bartlett Agency,
specializing in medical malpractice coverage. Purchase is in
line with corporate goal of creating premier group of agencies
and growing to $200 million in revenue.
FABER & DUMAS
Subsidiary Glencairn establishes Glencairn Energy in
the London Market, a p-c, accident and health brokerage. Alan
Brooks is CEO. Glencairn Energy appoints Tony Pickering,
co-founder of Jenner Fenton Slade Ltd. and Agnew Higgins
Pickering, as deputy chairman.
Promotes Michelle Lafferty to corporate counsel.
>> Also names Clay Jennings president of Fort Wayne,
Names James Zech, a principal from one of the
brokerage’s major investors, Northaven Management, as new
president and CEO. He succeeds Stephen Genatt who was
acting-CEO after last summer’s departure of founder
Robert Lockhart. Genatt continues as president and CEO of
Genatt Associates and remains on Kinloch’s board.
>> Thomas O’Neil, executive v.p., departs.
Enters Mid-East with new license to operate as an
insurance brokerage in Dubai Financial Center. The office has
treaty and facultative reinsurance operations serving regional
insurers and will serve as a regional hub. Wael Khatib
appointed president of Lockton Dubai.
Marsh Inc. appoints senior execs in U.S. organization:
Jack Butcher moves from CEO of Marsh & McLennan Agency to
U.S. sales and marketing leader for Marsh; Robert Howe moves to
a new position—placement and market leader; Duncan Ellis
takes Howe’s place as president of Marsh’s Property
Practice; Dean Klisura moves from FINPRO to leader of risk
practices; and Lou Ann Layton succeeds Klisura as head of
Marsh’s FINPRO Practice in the U.S.
MCQUEARY HENRY BOWLES TROY
Trey Halbert, senior v.p. with MHBT’s employee
benefits group in Austin, Texas, named winner of the 2009
Austin Under Forty Award in financial services category, which
recognizes young men and women in Austin who display both
professional merit and community commitment.
Timothy Carey joins as senior v.p. and healthcare sales
leader. He previously served as national healthcare industry
leader for Mercer.