Buys The Managing Agency Group–Employee Benefits,
a division of Willis and a wholesale brokerage and
administrator of employee benefit plans for small and mid-sized
employer groups of two to 300 employees. >> Stop Loss
Insurance Services hires Kenneth McLennan as regional sales
director for the Midwest.
Aon-Cofco designated for second consecutive year a
“five-star” brokerage by the China Insurance
Regulatory Commission, one of only 15 to receive the
distinction. >> Craig Bowlus joins Aon Risk Services as
Native American Services practice leader. He moves from
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Buys Fox Lawson & Associates to enhance employee
benefit operations. The consulting firm specializes in
compensation and HR strategies.
Appoints Frank Dodero managing director of National
Healthcare Practice in Chicago. He comes from Aon Risk
Services’ Healthcare Practice.
Kevin Dorse joins Atlanta office as SVP and financial
services broker. He specializes in D&O, EPL, fiduciary,
crime, kidnap and ransom, and professional liability. He comes
from OakBridge Insurance Services.
Names Mark Noonan managing principal in casualty
practice in Boston. He moves from Marsh. >> Richard Craig
joins as principal of client development in San Francisco. He
was SVP and practice leader at Beecher Carlson. >> Eric
Kenyon hired as principal of management risk in Atlanta. He
moves from Chubb.
Perry Grant joins as regional manager for Alabama and
Mississippi. He moves from workers comp carrier FFVA.
Forms new relationship with ACE Medical Risk to develop
program tailored to meet needs of addiction treatment
organizations. Offers package program with additional coverage
options available for special needs, including workers comp and
HIPAA protection. Risk management, loss control and discounted
partner services also available.
Forms Lockton Health Reform Advisory Practice to
provide employers with help responding to health reform
initiatives and legislation. Practice areas include compliance
services, health risk management, HR integration strategies,
technology solutions, actuarial services and communications
consulting. >> Lockton opens office in Rio de Janeiro for
commercial and reinsurance clients. Paula Malafaia joins from
Colemont to serve as Retail executive. Antonio de Novaes Neto
is director for Lockton Re.
Extends contract with CEO Brian Duperreault to Jan.
2014. >> Launches RealSTARS information management system
for commercial real estate firms. It tracks and manages a real
estate portfolio globally, including loss prevention and
control. It also has property and facility audit capabilities.
>> Nicholas Bacon promoted to CEO of Bowring Marsh, a
specialty international brokerage unit. He succeeds Mark
Gregory who is moving to AXIS Capital. >> Marsh buys
captive manager International Advisory Services whose founder
and CEO David Ezekiel has been named chairman and managing
director of Marsh Captive Services Bermuda. IAS’s COO and
EVP David Pickering named COO of Marsh’s Global Captive
Solutions Practice in Bermuda.