March 20, 2018

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]

Appalachian Underwriters Adds Workers’ Compensation Underwriter Cohn to Sanford, FL Office

Oak Ridge, TN – Appalachian Underwriter, Inc. is recently announced its hire of Workers’ Compensation Underwriter, Alon Cohn, to the Sanford, Florida office. Alon will focus on the production of new Workers’ Compensation business in the Southeast region, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Previously a Production Underwriter, managing over 100 books of business, Alon comes to Appalachian Underwriters with a strong insurance background. She also has experience…[Continue Reading]

2018 Comp Laude Award Nominations Now Open

Camarillo, CA – Since their inception in 2011, the Comp Laude® Awards have become a coveted honor within the workers’ compensation industry. Each year, individuals are nominated by their peers and colleagues in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field. They are seen as thought leaders and innovators and are revered for embodying the Comp Laude® mission: to bring about a positive dialogue in workers’ comp. Comp Laude® celebrates the spirit of cooperation from all parties in a united…[Continue Reading]

National Safety Council: When it Comes to Safety, There are CEOs Who “Get It”

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council has announced the 2018 CEOs Who “Get It,” an annual recognition presented to safety leaders who go above and beyond to protect employees both on and off the job. “These leaders understand that nothing drives business like safety,” said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council. “They have set a high bar for both their peers and employees, and we are proud to recognize their efforts.” This year’s CEOs represent national and international…[Continue Reading]

York Appoints Maria Conry Chief Marketing Officer

Parsippany, NJ -(PRWeb)- York Risk Services Group, a provider of insurance solutions including managed care, claims management, and alternative risk solutions, today announced that Maria Conry has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer. Ms. Conry will be responsible for York’s overall marketing strategy including branding, digital marketing, advertising, sponsorships and marketing communications. “York’s mission is to help people and organizations get back to health, work and productivity…[Continue Reading]

Safety National Announces Reorganization of Management Structure to Support Organizational Growth

St. Louis, MO – Safety National recently announced organizational changes to executive and upper management roles. The following realignment of responsibilities will become effective on April 1, 2018. Gene Maier, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, will retire after a successful 33-year career with Safety National. Maier, who has worked in various underwriting capacities at Safety National, is currently responsible for leadership and supervision over the company’s insurance…[Continue Reading]

Kerri Wilson, CPCU Named President and Chief Operating Officer of EK Health

San Jose, CA – EK Health Services Inc. has named Kerri Wilson, CPCU as President and Chief Operating Officer. Wilson previously served as the Executive Vice President of EK Health Services. Since joining EK Health in 2011, Wilson has been integral in supporting operational leadership, optimizing outcomes and efficiencies, implementing new products and leading strategic initiatives. “As the owner and CEO of EK Health, I have the full and complete confidence to release the business into Kerri’s hands…[Continue Reading]

Two VA WC Commission Judiciary Members to Be Inducted into College of Workers’ Comp Lawyers

Richmond, VA – On March 3, 2018, Commissioner Robert A. Rapaport and Deputy Commissioner Deborah Wood Blevins will be inducted as Fellows of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers (CWCL). The induction will take place at the Westin Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee following the 2018 Workers’ Compensation Midwinter Meeting and CWCL Symposium. Rapaport and Blevins will join the Commission’s previous College inductees Chairman Wesley G. Marshall, Commissioner…[Continue Reading]

CA CHSWC Announces the 2018 Young Worker Leadership Academy in Northern California

Oakland, CA – The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) recently announced that the annual Northern California Young Worker Leadership Academy will be held in Berkeley, February 1 through 3, 2018. The Academy provides a leadership development opportunity for teams of high school students, with their adult sponsors, from different communities statewide to focus on young worker health and safety. The goals of the Academy are to: Teach youth about workplace…[Continue Reading]

Sedgwick CEO Dave North to Receive CLM Lifetime Achievement Award

Plantation, FL – Dave North, President and CEO, Sedgwick will receive the CLM Lifetime Achievement Award at the CLM Annual Conference in Houston on March 14. The award, sponsored by Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman, recognizes a long-time industry professional who has made a lasting impact on the industry. “In his more than two decades leading Sedgwick, Dave has transformed and grown the company to the international leader it is today. He introduced a customer-focused…[Continue Reading]

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