“KAIA represents agents of all sizes and locations throughout the state, and Cristi will do a great job of bringing the perspective of agents in western Kansas. We’re eager to have her input and help all that we can,” exclaimed KAIA Executive Director Dave Hulcher.
Swiss Re’s Head of Global Specialty Gregory Schiffer said: “With John Coletti, we have been able to attract another experienced leader in the cyber insurance market. At the same time, I would like to thank Maya Bundt for her leadership, and the innovation and successes that have already been achieved in our cyber business.“
“Telematics is the future of auto insurance,” says Gina Minick. “The data is so powerful. We know it’s the most predictive data that we can use to assess risk. Having telematics at the forefront of our insurance product at Metromile is so exciting.”
“Dennis’ extensive experience at several global leaders in insurance broking will help us better understand the professional liability needs of our customers and enable us to develop the risk mitigation strategies best suited to their practice and project needs,” said Edward L. Sheiffele, Jr., executive vice president at Berkley Construction Professional.
Mike Reynolds, Group CEO, Oneglobal commented: “Oneglobal is delighted to be opening an office in the dynamic market of the Middle East. This has been an important objective of ours since our launch in 2020. With this office opening and the appointment of Matthew as CEO, Oneglobal can continue to provide high quality and comprehensive services to our clients around the globe. I look forward to working with Matthew and the team he will be onboarding shortly.”
Kansas Association of Insurance Agents appointed Cristi Werth to board of directors. She previously worked at TWI and Dietz, Inc.
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced that Peter Marshall joined as managing principal, media services. He served as senior vice president of film production at Lionsgate, and head of television production at Trimark Pictures.
Canopius Group appointed Gavin Phillips as group chief financial officer. He spent almost three decades at PricewaterhouseCoopers working with some of their largest global and domestic insurance clients
Swiss Re appointed John Coletti as head of global cyber. He served at AXA XL as the chief underwriting officer.
Merchants Mutual Insurance Company announced that David E. Ourlicht joined its board of directors. He served as a Wall Street banker, including his formative years at Daniels & Bell.
Alera Group appointed Latischa Petty as vice president of total rewards. She served at Indorama as manager of shared services.
Metromile appointed Gina Minick vice president of telematics on the product team. She previously worked at Progressive.
Western Security Surplus Insurance Brokers appointed Ken Young as an assistant vice president, senior underwriter/broker. He served as assistant vice president to RT Specialty.
Berkley Construction Professional appointed Dennis M. Baez as a senior vice president of underwriting. He has more than 20 years of professional liability brokering experience.
Marsh announced that Duncan Ashurst joined as risk management leader. He served at Willis Towers Watson as a global client advocate and the US automotive practice leader.
One Inc. appointed David Thayer as chief financial officer. He served at Elavon as senior vice president of finance.
GuideOne Insurance appointed Michael Hughes to the boards of GuideOne Mutual Holding Company and GuideOne Insurance Group, Inc. He served at Safeco as head of underwriting for commercial lines.
National Association of Public Insurance Adjuster appointed Justin Skipton as an officer. He served as a public adjuster at Skipton and Associates, Inc.
Westfield announced the following appointments:
- Erik McDowell – national auto claims leader
- Jon Thornton – national claims strategy and transformation leader
Crum & Forster appointed Daniel L. Sussman as president of its credit division. He served as senior vice president at Crum & Forster.
International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. appointed Manpreet Kaur Gill as Asia Pacific financial and professional lines underwriter of IGI Labuan. She served at QBE Malaysia as the head of professional lines, general liability and worker’s compensation.
Governor Greg Abbott appointed Cassie Brown as insurance commissioner. She served as the Texas workers’ compensation commissioner and previously TDI’s deputy commissioner for Regulatory Policy.
Oneglobal appointed Matthew Warren as CEO of its Middle East operation. He served senior leadership positions at Talbot Underwriting.
Related: People on the move in the P&C insurance industry: September 3, 2021