Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2015"

Freberg Environmental Insurance has named Renee Miller to lead its environmental consultants and contracting program. Miller will be based in Denver and lead Freberg’s environmental program providing general liability, contractors’ pollution and professional liability for environmental firms. Miller joins Freberg … The article Freberg Environmental Names Miller Senior Vice President in Colorado appeared first on…(Read More)

SASSI, the Salon and Spa Specialty Insurance agency, has added an additional market for its workers’ compensation insurance program, enabling the agency to write this coverage in additional states. The program is designed to meet the needs of small to … The article SASSI Expands Workers’ Comp Program Into Additional States appeared first on Insurance…(Read More)

By Emily Wagster Pettus Second-term Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney is being challenged in the Republican primary by John Mosley, a body shop owner who says insurance companies have gotten away with paying for less-than-perfect replacement parts to repair damaged vehicles. Chaney supporters criticize … The article Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Being Challenged in…(Read More)

Insurance broker Lockton hired Deana Calvelli as vice president of Retirement Services for Lockton’s Northeast region. Calvelli will lead Lockton’s new retirement practice in the Philadelphia office. The practice will advise clients on 401k and other retirement plans. In her … The article Lockton Announces New Hires for Philadelphia Office appeared first on Insurance…(Read More)

Betsy K. Olson was appointed chief executive officer of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia after a unanimous vote of its Board of Directors on July 29, 2015. Olson will take the reins on September 1. “Betsy is intimately familiar … The article Olson to Lead the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia as CEO appeared…(Read More)

Edison International expects a hearing to be held next year on its $7.57 billion damage claim against Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. over the shutdown of a Southern California nuclear power plant. A confidentiality order in the case, being arbitrated by … The article Edison Expects 2016 Hearing on $7.57B California Reactor Claim appeared first…(Read More)

Aon’s second quarter earnings report highlights some of the difficulties the re/insurance industry is experiencing. Total revenues from Aon’s combined sector activities decreased by four percent to $2.80 billion from $2.913 billion in Q2, 2014. The percentage decline for the … The article Aon’s Q2 2015 Earnings Report: Total Revenue…(Read More)

MetLife Inc. said its dual roles of offering retirement products and advising customers are threatened by a U.S. Labor Department proposal that was designed to make sure savers’ interests are put first. “Without substantial modifications, the proposal could force companies … The article MetLife Defends Dual Roles for Retirement Brokers appeared first on Insurance Journal…(Read More)

London-based Brit plc, which completed its merger with Fairfax Financial Holdings in the first half of this year, reported operating profit before foreign exchange and transaction related expenses of $70.9 million, compared with $172.3 million in the first half of … The article Brit Reports H1 After-Tax Profit of US$6.4M…(Read More)