Aon Consulting names benefits consultant Cecil
Hemingway to head retirement practice operations.
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Acquires Spanjers Insurance Agency, a retail brokerage
in Minnesota. www.ajg.com
Recognized for the second consecutive year as one of
Chicagoland’s Best and Brightest companies to work for.
Tri-City Brokerage, a BISYS Commercial division, opens
environmental insurance practice called Tri-City Environmental.
Ken Cornell is executive v.p. of the new unit.
BROWN & BROWN
Michael Paschke and Anthony Strianese are elected
regional executive vice presidents by the board.
Ernesta Procope, chair of E.G. Bowman, recognized with
Minority Enterprise Development Week 25th Anniversary Minority
Business Legacy Award. www.egbowman.com
Working with funding from Fireman’s fund, Gleason
gives a $13,740 grant to the Johnstown Fire Department in
Pennsylvania for life-saving tools. www.gleasoninc.com
GUARANTY INSURANCE SERVICES
Texas’ second-largest agency acquires Hilliard
Box Insurance (HBI) in Tyler, Texas. www.guarantygroup.com
Instrat, Guy Carpenter’s unit which does
quantitative analysis and modeling, is releasing a new, highly
detailed flood model to assess insurance exposure in London.
>> Joan Lamm-Tennant becomes global chief economist and
risk strategist. >> Simon Welton is new senior v.p. of UK
Retrocessional Practice out of London. www.guycarp.com
HILB ROGAL & HOBBS
Acquiring The Resource Group, an employee benefits
brokerage and consulting firm, based in Overland Park, Kan. It
will fall under the auspices of HRH’s Central Region.
JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON
Appoints Wayne Wignes as vice chairman of the North
American division of JLT Aeropsace. >> Acquires
Bermuda-based brokerage Park (Bermuda) Ltd, a wholesale
insurance and reinsurance brokerage. John English, current
chairman and CEO of JLT Risk Solutions (Bermuda), maintains
that role in the new JLT Park. Paul Scope, chairman and CEO of
Park Group will become president. www.jltgroup.com
J. SMITH LANIER
The 3rd Annual J. Smith Lanier Charity Golf Classic to
Benefit the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children raises $215,000
and yields a hole-in-one. Foundation info: