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JERRY GEISEL

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We Spend More on Health Care Than Other Rich Countries but Have Worse Outcomes?

By FRANK de LIBERO Here it’s argued that we need to retire the health care fallacy, “We spend more on health care than other rich countries but have worse outcomes.” The fallacy implies U.S. health care is deficient in spite of being costly.…



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Coming and Goings

  • Terry McCafferty

    Zurich North America has named Schaumburg, Illinois-based Terry McCafferty as head of group captives in the company’s…

    Bruce Dmytrow

    CNA Financial Corp. has named Chicago-based Bruce Dmytrow as vice president of underwriting for aging services and…

    Lisa G. Iglesias

    Unum Group has named Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Lisa G. Iglesias as executive vice president and general counsel, effective January. Previously, Ms.…

    Ketan Kale

    JLT Independent, a unit of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C., has named Mumbai, India-based Ketan Kale as the national head of credit, political…

    L. Byron Way

    Houston International Insurance Group Ltd. has named Houston-based L. Byron Way as executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective…

    Allyson Martin

    Beecher Carlson Insurance Services L.L.C. has named New York-based Allyson Martin as managing director. Previously, Ms. Martin was a senior vice…

  • J.J. Schmidt

    WellComp Managed Care Services Inc. has named Brentwood, Tennessee-based J.J. Schmidt as senior vice president of managed care. Previously, Mr.…

    Laura Jeppson

    Beecher Carlson Insurance Services L.L.C. has named Woodland Hills, California-based Laura Jeppson as vice president. Most recently, Ms. Jeppson was…

    Elizabeth Raggio

    Frost Insurance, a unit of Frost, the banking operation of Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc., has named Austin, Texas-based Elizabeth Raggio as compliance…

    James Gervang

    Hub International Insurance Services Inc., a subsidiary of Hub International Ltd., has named Mountain View, California-based James Gervang as senior…

    Tina Mallie

    Spencer Re, a unit of Spencer Capital Holdings Ltd., has named New York-based Tina Mallie as CEO. Previously, Ms.…

    Timothy Zepnick

    Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. has named Waukesha, Wisconsin-based Timothy Zepnick as regional vice president for the upper Midwest region. Previously, …

  • Tony Southern

    Canopius Group Ltd. has named London-based Tony Southern as head of distribution for its U.K. specialty business unit. Previously, Mr. Southern was…

    Matthew Waller

    Barbican Group Holdings Ltd. has named London-based Matthew Waller as cyber, technology and media underwriter. Most recently, Mr. Waller was a senior …

    De Miller

    Wortham Insurance & Risk Management has named San Antonio, Texas-based De Miller as managing director of Wortham L.L.C.,…

    John Parry

    Lloyd’s of London has named London-based John Parry as director of finance. Mr. Parry was head of finance prior to becoming acting director of…

    Amy Templeton

    Hospira Inc. has named Lake Forest, Illinois-based Amy Templeton as director of risk management. She succeeds Patricia Morgret, who is retiring.…

    Jaime Medrano

    SullivanCurtisMonroe Insurance Services L.L.C. has named Irvine, California-based Jaime Medrano as associate vice president. Previously, Mr. Medrano…

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Captive Strategies Video Series sponsored by Zurich

Zurich leaders, Steve Bauman and Jason Jobe give insight on opportunities for insuring benefits in a captive and strengthening captives as a risk management tool.

Captive Strategies: Enhancing Value and Ensuring Compliance - A Whitepaper from Zurich

Captive owners are increasingly considering how to diversify their captive programs’ risk portfolios, and at the same time recognize the need to focus on compliance. In a recently published white paper, Zurich in North America explores the benefits of diversification and the need for compliance in captive programs.