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LONG JOINS TRAVELERS/AETNA AS VICE CHAIRMAN
Stanton F. Long, former president of AIG Claim Services Inc., has joined Travelers/Aetna Property Casualty Corp. as vice chairman with responsibilities for the company's claims and related customer service functions. Anthony J. Galioto, former chief operating officer, succeeds Mr. Long at AIGCS.
Other supplier changes:
Karen P. Gordon joined Alburger Basso de Grosz Insurance Services in Belmont, Calif., as vp in charge of the corporate risk services department, with responsibility for managing all national and international consulting on directors and officers liability, professional liability and employment practices liability programs.
Healthcare Recoveries Inc., the Louisville, Ky.-based provider of subrogation services to the health care payer industry, announced several new appointments: Douglas R. Sharps named executive vp with responsibilities for HRI's legal, finance, accounting and operations support areas; Debra M. Murphy named senior vp-sales and marketing; Bobby Tokuuke named senior vp-systems; and John R. Combs named senior vp-operations.
Scott E. Ziemba joined the Chicago office of Watson Wyatt Worldwide as a senior health care consultant and Midwest region practice director for the group and health care benefits practice.
Barton W. Bracken, former vp of United HealthCare Corp. and president of its Integrated Health and Disability Services business unit, named president and chief executive officer of Reed Group Ltd., the Denver-based provider of disability management products and services.
Sandy Shrader named senior vp-client services for CorporateFamily Solutions in Nashville.
Kevin Kelly, founder and senior consultant of Enlightened Influence Inc. in Blauvelt, N.Y., named senior vp-marketing, sales and strategic relations for Insurance Technology Services of America Inc. in Peabody, Mass.
Howard Golden has joined William M. Mercer Inc. in New York as a consultant and attorney. Previously, Mr. Golden was a principal at Kwasha Lipton L.L.C.
Janet Grace joined the Phoenix office of Buck Consultants Inc. as principal and compensation consultant.
Theresa J. Boggus has joined Workplace Medical Solutions, an Atlanta-based workers comp management company, as vp-sales and marketing.
A. Stephen Alexander named senior manager-human resources strategies group at Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. in Los Angeles.
Ralph D. Rambach named vp-finance for the Blue Cross & Blue Shield Assn. in Chicago. Previously, Mr. Rambach was vp and chief operating officer of Columbia LaGrange Memorial Hospital in LaGrange, Ill.
Lamar Alexander, former U.S. Secretary of Education, named vice chairman of CorporateFamily Solutions in Nashville.
Maria W. Grant named a principal in the human resources strategies group of Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. in Minneapolis.
Michael S. McGavick named president of Chicago-based CNA Financial Corp.'s CNA Commercial Insurance business unit. He replaces Thomas J. Grzelinski, who retired in April.
Mr. McGavick will be responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the unit and will report to Carolyn L. Murphy, president of CNA Commercial Operations. Previously, Mr. McGavick was executive vp and senior financial officer of CNA Commercial Insurance.
In other insurer changes:
Joel P. A. Thompson joined New York-based Reliance National Insurance Co. as vp in charge of the health care division with responsibility for such products as medical, provider, prescription drugs and mental health substance abuse stop loss.
Also in Reliance's health care division, Lindsay Rossano joined as vp-health care technologies. Previously, Ms. Rossano was vp and founder of CNA's advanced technology unit.
Thomas W. Devine named vp and chief financial officer of GAN North America in New York.
Christine M. Modie named to the newly established position of senior vp and chief information officer of Travelers Life & Annuity Co. in Hartford, Conn.
Daniel McCormick joined National American Insurance Co. of California as vp-marketing in Rancho Dominguez, Calif. Previously, Mr. McCormick was vp-marketing for Golden Eagle Insurance Co. in San Diego.
Travis Lee Brank named vp-product management for The Seibels Bruce Group Inc. in Columbia, S.C.
Stuart G. Sadwin named vp and associate actuary at General Accident Insurance Co. in Philadelphia, with responsibilities for the commercial lines pricing area of the actuarial/data management/state filing division.
Kevin M. Quinley has been promoted to senior vp-risk services for Hamilton Resources Corp., a subsidiary of MEDMARC Insurance Co. Inc., both in Fairfax, Va. Mr. Quinley takes the newly created post after serving as vp-risk services. He directs MEDMARC'S risk management, loss prevention and claims management services.
Aon Risk Services Inc. of Illinois announced several appointments in its Chicago office: Frank Burke and Ruth Joplin named executive vps; Dan Chrisman, Pat DeLeonardis, Tom Deneen, Ed Dulli, Tom Joslin, Joe Klein and Rose O'Brien named senior vps; and Maggie Biri, Tom Fitzgerald, Kristine Fletcher, Rebecca Gilman, David Glenn, Karen Kozik, Kathy Kulak and Tom Lentz named vps.
In other broker changes:
Myles A. Murakami named senior vp of Johnson & Higgins of Hawaii Inc. in Honolulu.
Winston L. Howell named executive vp and branch manager of Kaye Insurance Services of California Inc. in Beverly Hills. Mr. Howell formerly was vp-special programs for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. in Denver.
David B. Nichols named senior vp and chief operating officer of Palmer & Cay of Virginia Inc. in Richmond. Also, Glenn Mozingo, vp, named manager of the commercial insurance division, and William J. Miller and Ronald W. Studer named vps.
Bart Bates joined Near North Insurance Brokerage as vp-national accounts in Chicago. Previously, Mr. Bates was vp-global brokering for Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. in Chicago.
John G. Bidwell, president and CEO of Winterthur Reinsurance Corp. of America, will retire from the New York-based company March 31. Robert C. Wood, senior vp and COO, will succeed Mr. Bidwell.
Pete Bellisano joined Swiss Re Atrium Corp. as vp-information technology in New York. Previously, he was vp-MIS development at Centre Reinsurance.
James E. Shuell named vp-domestic insurance company operations/ treaty.
Michael E. Morrill named senior vp and chief underwriting officer, domestic operations, of Transatlantic Reinsurance Co. in New York. It also appointed several new vps: Robert Singleton-Baldrey and Pamela Cornell Bless in New York; Johann Hau-nold in Paris; Claudia Mendietta in Miami; Geoffrey Peach and Michael Sapnar in London; and A. Lorne Zalkowitz in Tokyo.
Peter C. Hearn named executive vp and Robert F. Scott Jr. and Roger P. Roberts named senior vps at Willis Faber North America Inc., New York.
Scott D. Moore named executive vp and will continue as chief financial officer of Partner Re Ltd. in Pembroke, Bermuda.