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RODD ZOLKOS

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Extreme drought in US threatens groundwater supply

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience Blog - Making a difference to how we live with hazard and risk. The current drought in California is one of the worst on record in the stateís history, and not surprisingly it has broken a 120-year-old…

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

  • Wesley Foster

    Origami Risk L.L.C. has named Atlanta-based Wesley Foster as vice president, global sales. Previously, Mr. Foster was a managing director for CS…

    Tiffany Alvey

    Firemanís Fund Insurance Co. has named Novato, California-based Tiffany Alvey as vice president of field claims and risk services. Previously, Ms.…

    Jason Trimble

    Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc. has named Calgary, Alberta-based Jason Trimble as a managing director. Previously, Mr. Trimble was a senior vice…

    Nathan Minovitch

    Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc. has named Calgary, Alberta-based Nathan Minovitch as a managing director and Calgary branch manager. Previously,…

    Kuno Linder

    Swiss Re Ltd., a unit of Swiss Re Ltd., has named Munich-based Kuno Linder as a country manager for Germany. Previously, Mr. Linder was CEO of…

    Michael K. Chen

    Pinnacle Actuarial Resources Inc. has named Des Moines, Iowa-based Michael K. Chen as a consulting actuary. Previously, Mr. Chen was a commercial…

  • John Bender

    Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings A.G. has named New York-based John Bender as CEO of its global reinsurance operations. Previously, Mr. Bender was …

    Jeffrey Vick

    Breckenridge Insurance Services L.L.C., a unit of the Breckenridge Insurance Group, has named Chicago-based Jeffrey Vick as a vice president.…

    Michael Kretiv

    XL Group P.L.C. has named Dallas-based Michael Kretiv as vice president and client distribution leader in its North American distribution and network …

    Dan Fitzpatrick

    Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings A.G. has named Toronto-based Dan Fitzpatrick as a vice president. Previously, Mr. Fitzpatrick was regional vice…

    Daniel Vetter

    Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, a unit of Swiss Re Ltd., has named New York-based Daniel Vetter as global head of casualty in the products and global…

    Robley Moor

    Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, a unit of Swiss Re Ltd., has named New York-based Robley Moor as head of American casualty and managing director.…

  • Andrew McMellin

    Catlin Group Ltd. has named London-based Andrew McMellin as CEO of the London underwriting hub. Previously, Mr. McMellin was CEO of the U.S.…

    Daniel Stedman

    Preferred Mutual Insurance Co. has named New Berlin, New York-based Daniel Stedman as vice president of the commercial lines profit center.…

    Benjamin Welch

    Beazley P.L.C. has named Atlanta-based Benjamin Welch as an underwriter for transaction liability. Previously, Mr. Welch was an insurance coverage…

    Jim MacKenzie

    Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings A.G. has named Toronto-based Jim MacKenzie as a vice president. Previously, Mr. MacKenzie was a vice president…

    Eric Speer

    Towers Watson & Co. has named Stamford, Connecticut-based Eric Speer as global head of risk consulting and software. Previously, he was manager of…

    Joe Roberta

    Beecher Carlson Insurance Services L.L.C. has named New York-based Joe Roberta as managing director of the Northeast casualty brokerage. Previously,…

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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.