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Nevada names insurance commissioner

Posted On: Feb. 19, 2016 12:00 AM CST

Former New Hampshire insurance department executive Barbara Richardson has been named the commissioner of the Nevada Division of Insurance.

Ms. Richardson joins the division in March. She succeeds Scott Kipper who resigned in July 2015 and Amy Parks, who served as acting commissioner during the interim, the Nevada Department of Business and Industry said Friday in a statement.

Previously, Ms. Richardson was the director of operations and fraud for the New Hampshire Insurance Department, according to the statement.

She will be based in Carson City, Nevada.