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AON
Aon Consulting names benefits consultant Cecil Hemingway to head retirement practice operations. www.aon.com

ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Acquires Spanjers Insurance Agency, a retail brokerage in Minnesota. www.ajg.com

ASSURANCE AGENCY
Recognized for the second consecutive year as one of Chicagoland’s Best and Brightest companies to work for. www.assuranceagency.com

BISYS
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. www.bisys.com

BROWN & BROWN
Michael Paschke and Anthony Strianese are elected regional executive vice presidents by the board. www.bbinsurance.com

E.G. BOWMAN
Ernesta Procope, chair of E.G. Bowman, recognized with Minority Enterprise Development Week 25th Anniversary Minority Business Legacy Award. www.egbowman.com

GLEASON INSURANCE
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

GUY CARPENTER
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. www.hrh.com

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: www.braintumorkids.org. www.jsmithlanier.com

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