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RODD ZOLKOS

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Anatomy of an earthquake

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience Blog - Making a difference to how we live with hazard and risk. In this video geologist Professor Iain Stewart gives a fantastic overview of what happens to a seismic hazard deep below the Earth’s…

U.S. inspector wanted reactor shut on quake fears: Report

(Reuters) — A federal nuclear inspector urged U.S. regulators to shut down a California nuclear power plant until tests showed its reactors could withstand quake shocks.



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Coming and Goings

  • Anne Webb

    Integro Ltd. has named New York-based Anne Webb a managing principal at Integro USA. Previously, Ms. Webb was a senior sales executive in business…

    Dean Klisura

    Marsh L.L.C. has named New York-based Dean Klisura global head of industries and placement. Previously, Mr. Klisura was Marshís global head of…

    Andrew J. Fotopulos

    Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. has named Westwood, Massachusetts-based Andrew J. Fotopulos president of the firmís Westwood office.…

    Thomas P. Ruggieri

    Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd. has named New York-based Thomas P. Ruggieri as president and CEO of its North American operations. Previously, Mr.…

    Scott Hull

    Willis Group Holdings P.L.C. has named Birmingham, Alabama-based Scott Hull as executive vice president and head of surety. Previously, Mr. Hull was…

    David Walker

    The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America has installed Hartland, Michigan-based David Walker as chairman. Mr. Walker also is president…

  • Karen Y. Bitar

    Seyfarth Shaw L.L.P. has named New York-based Karen Y. Bitar a partner in the firmís litigation department. Previously, Ms. Bitar was co-chair of the …

    Simon Holt

    Pioneer Underwriting Ltd. has named London-based Simon Holt as financial institutions underwriter. Previously Mr. Holt was product manager, financial …

    Keren von Schmidt

    Integro Ltd. has named New York-based Keren von Schmidt a principal at Integro USA. Previously, Ms. von Schmidt was a senior account executive at…

    Philip Fasano

    American International Group Inc. has named New York-based Philip Fasano executive vice president and chief information officer. Previously, Mr.…

    Jim Pierce

    Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. has named Houston-based Jim Pierce as chairman of its new U.S. specialty business, JLT Specialty Insurance…

    Beth Fitzgerald

    Verisk Analytics Inc. has named Jersey City, New Jersey-based Beth Fitzgerald president of ISO insurance programs and analytic services. Previously,…

  • Jonathan Gale

    Catlin Group Ltd. has named London-based Jonathan Gale as a chief underwriting officer. Previously, Mr. Gale was an underwriting director.…

    Steve Germundson

    Prime Risk Partners Inc. has named Atlanta-based Steve Germundson as senior vice president. Previously Mr. Germundson was a founding member of Optis…

    Stephen Postlewhite

    Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. has named London-based Stephen Postlewhite as CEO of Aspen Re. Previously Mr. Postlewhite was chief risk officer.…

    Diana Gladwell

    Ascot Underwriting Ltd. has named Houston-based Diana Gladwell as senior vice president of Ascot Underwriting Inc. in Houston. Previously, Ms.…

    Emil Issavi

    Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. has named Rocky Hill, Connecticut-based Emil Issavi as president of Aspen Re. Mr. Issavi also will continue in his…

    Banos Georgiou

    Ascot Underwriting Ltd. has named Houston-based Banos Georgiou as chairman of Ascot Underwriting Inc. in Houston. Previously, Mr. Georgiou was…

Business Insurance Feature

Learn and Connect Online at 5th Annual Workers Comp Virtual Conference

Register today and plan to attend Business Insurance's 5th annual Workers Comp & Safety Virtual Conference, a one-day online event for employer executives concerned about controlling their workers comp costs, improving workplace safety and learning about products and services for managing these risks. Live online Oct. 8. For more information or to register click here.


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

Captive owners are increasingly considering how to diversify their captive programsí 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.