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MARK A. HOFMANN

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Winter Storms and Thunderstorms Top 2014 Most Costly Cats

Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters cost insurers $34 billion in 2014, down 24 percent from $45 billion in 2013, according to just-released Swiss Re sigma preliminary estimates. Of the $34 billion tab for insurers, some $29 billion was…

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  • 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…

    Lisa G. Iglesias

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

    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…

    David Dennis

    Lockton Cos. L.L.C. has named Chicago-based David Dennis as unit manager and senior vice president in its Chicago employee benefits operation.…

    Gregory W. Bangs

    XL Group P.L.C. has named New York-based Gregory W. Bangs as chief underwriting officer of crime underwriting. Previously, Mr. Bangs was vice…

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