March 18, 2018

CA WCIRB Elects New Committee Members at Annual Meeting

Oakland, CA – The WCIRB recently held its 102nd Annual Meeting in Oakland for the purpose of electing new insurer members to the Governing Committee and Classification and Rating Committee to fill vacancies created by expiring terms. Committee members elected at the meeting will serve a three-year term expiring at the Annual Meeting in 2021.
On behalf of the membership, WCIRB EVP and Chief Actuary David Bellusci thanked outgoing committee members and recognized…[Continue Reading]

Paradigm Outcomes Announces Senior Leadership Team Appointments

Walnut Creek, CA – Paradigm Outcomes recently announced new senior leadership appointments, including Marijo Storment as CEO of both case management brands in its portfolio: ALARIS and Encore Unlimited; Jennifer Hinshaw as Chief Product and Strategy Officer and Tom Mastri as Executive Vice President of Finance and Business Development. All three executives have previously served in related leadership roles at the company and will report directly to CEO John Watts. “As Paradigm…[Continue Reading]

Pinnacol Assurance Adds Three Board Members

Denver, CO – Pinnacol Assurance recently welcomed Fiona Arnold, Brad Busse and Bill Lindsay to its board of directors for the term that began Jan. 1, 2018. All three were confirmed unanimously by the Colorado Senate after appointment by Gov. John Hickenlooper. “These new board members bring the kind of business acumen Pinnacol needs to continue thriving in a rapidly changing sector,” said Howard Carver, Pinnacol board chair. “Together, they bring expertise in insurance, investments…[Continue Reading]

Employers Holdings, Inc. Appoints Barbara A. Higgins and Jeanne L. Mockard to Board of Directors

Reno, NV – Employers Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: EIG) recently announced the appointment of Barbara A. Higgins and Jeanne L. Mockard to its Board of Directors, effective March 1, 2018. “We are very excited to welcome Barbara Higgins and Jeanne Mockard to the EMPLOYERS Board,” said Douglas D. Dirks, President and Chief Executive Officer of Employers Holdings, Inc. “Barbara brings a wealth of experience focusing on customer experience with major corporations in multiple industries. Jeanne brings a depth of…[Continue Reading]

Lockton Announces Mark Moitoso to Head Risk Practices

Kansas City, MO – Mark Moitoso has been appointed to lead Lockton’s Risk Practices organization, supporting the insurance broker’s property-casualty clients. As executive vice president and Risk Practices leader, Moitoso will lead Lockton’s team of national practice experts who partner with clients and account teams to deliver strategic risk solutions. “Mark is respected for his ability to use analytics and critical thinking to drive decision-making and deliver superior results for clients,” said Peter Clune, Lockton’s…[Continue Reading]

Texas Mutual Insurance Company Announces VP of Business Development

Austin, TX – Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently announced that it has added industry leader Benjamin A. Siddons as vice president of business development. “Ben’s experience and proven success in the industry make him a key player for insurance sales management and business operations in Texas,” said Rich Gergasko, president and chief executive officer of Texas Mutual Insurance Company. “We are proud to have him join our team and look forward to the strong contributions he will…[Continue Reading]

SFM’s Baker Elected Incoming Vice President of ACOEM Board

Bloomington, MN – SFM Medical Consultant Beth Baker, M.D., MPH, FACOEM, was elected incoming vice president for the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). She’ll take on the new role starting in April. She is currently secretary-treasurer of ACOEM . The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine represents more than 4,000 physicians and is the nation’s largest medical society dedicated to promoting worker health. “The ACOEM is a leader in protecting…[Continue Reading]

V3 Names Program Veteran Brian Janitschke Chief Operating Officer

Newtown, PA -(BusinessWire)- V3 Insurance Partners LLC, a specialty insurance program administrator, recently announced that Brian Janitschke has been named Chief Operating Officer. The announcement was made by Susan Rivera, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Thanks to his actuarial acumen and first-hand experience in the managing general agency (MGA) sector, Mr. Janitschke will make an outstanding addition to V3,” said Ms. Rivera. “He shares our vision of V3 as a sophisticated underwriting…[Continue Reading]

One Call Combines Jacksonville Offices, Adds Logo to Downtown Building

Jacksonville, FL – One Call recently celebrated its new signage atop the Eight Forty One building in Downtown Jacksonville by hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “One Call has a great success story that demonstrates the business-friendly environment we work hard to foster here in Jacksonville,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “They grew from multiple companies – many of which started here on the First Coast – and quickly became a top innovator in the nation’s workers’ compensation industry. One Call could have…[Continue Reading]

Insurance Careers Month Going Strong with Industry Leader Town Hall and Career Development Videos

Denver, CO – Insurance Careers Month kicked off on February 1st, and brings insurance professionals together for a month of working together globally to inspire more young professionals to choose insurance as a career. The first major kickoff event was the Insurance Careers Movement and A.M. Best Industry Leader Town Hall, which took place on February 1. ICM thanked A.M. Best for their partnership on the Town Hall and their leadership in the industry, and thanked Matt Mosher, Lee…[Continue Reading]

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