ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES
Hires Michael Rosenberg as first VP in Fort Lauderdale,
Fla., office. He has 20+ years as an employee benefits broker
and was most recently a director at Frank Crystal & Co. in
employee benefits division in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Aon/Albert G. Ruben hires Juliana Selfridge as VP. She
has 17+ years in underwriting and risk management in the
Hires Eric Anderson as SVP overseeing acquisitions and
operations in the Pacific Northwest, Kentucky and Indiana. The
20-year industry veteran joins from Brown & Brown, where he
was a regional VP. Prior to that he ran his family-owned
agency. >> Paul Vredenburg hired as SVP for business
development, overseeing acquisitions nationwide. He comes from
Brown & Brown, where he was director of acquisitions.
Hires Garry Edwards as managing director in property
and energy practices on West Coast, based in San Francisco. He
was named a Risk &
Insurance magazine 2007 Power Broker while at Hilb Rogal
& Hobbs and the 2005 Lloyd’s of London U.S. Surplus
Lines Broker of the Year.
BOSTONIAN GROUP / MMA
William Granahan hired as SVP of p-c division. He has
been in risk management and insurance since 1978 and developed
and managed the risk management consulting practices at IRMC,
Albert Risk Management, and Milliman USA. He was also COO at
Betterley Risk Consultants.
BOWEN, MICLETTE & BRITT
Expands into Florida through acquisition of Huckleberry
Sibley & Harvey Insurance & Bonds and affiliated
brokerage Merrimac Marine Insurance.
BROWN & BROWN
Buys Robert Ellis & Assoc. in Louisiana,
specialists in the professional associations niche. Robert
Ellis and team will continue in current Mandeville, La.,
location under leadership of Mark Romero, EVP of Brown &
Brown of Louisiana.
THE BUCKNER CO.
Moves into permanent digs in new Idaho Falls
CAVIGNAC & ASSOC.
Rafael Fernandez named director of loss control and
claims. He was VP for Marsh Risk Consulting in San Diego.
Setting up first independent e-commerce insurance
platform in China. Plans to launch site in Q4 for
commodity-type products: auto, accident, travel and homeowners.
Website will provide price quotes, product comparison, online
transaction processing and customer service.
Five Star Healthcare, a division of Crump, launches new
program for senior living facilities, including independent and
assisted-living residences and those with limited
skilled-nursing exposures. Coverage includes GL and
Opens new office in Indianapolis, offering products and
services for healthcare market. Alex Giordano will oversee
marketing nationally and, specifically, for Indianapolis
office. Terri Moriarty will manage operations and oversee
underwriting. Jamie Stevenson is marketing rep; Ronald Summers,
senior underwriter; Sara Winand, medical management