Hub International Acquires Assets of Toronto-Based Firstbrook Pointon Benefits

Article 0 Comments Hub International Ltd., the Chicago-based insurance broker, announced it has acquired the assets of Firstbrook Pointon Benefits Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Toronto, Ontario in Canada, Firstbrook Pointon Benefits is a full-service employee benefits consulting firm providing a broad spectrum of benefits […]

Insurance Broker Lockton Opens New Orleans Area Office

Article 0 Comments Global insurance broker Lockton Companies has opened an office in the greater New Orleans area, headed by Tim Woodard, JD. Danelle Heathman has been appointed as a senior vice president and Cheryl Cabrera will serve as a senior account manager. Heathman and Cabrera joined Lockton from a […]

Ed Appoints Willis Towers Watson’s Skaanild to Professional & Executive Risk Team

Article 0 Comments Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of Laura Skaanild as client director, Professional and Executive Risk. She will report to Paul Richards, managing director of Professional and Executive Risk. Skaanild will focus on managing and developing Ed’s client base in the financial […]

UK’s Integro Offers Piracy Protection Cover for Entertainment Industry

Article 0 Comments Integro Insurance Brokers, the UK insurance broker and risk management firm, announced it is offering Piracy Protection Insurance for the entertainment industry. The firm’s Piracy Protection Insurance is designed to return lost revenue to film and TV rights holders and to curtail the damage caused by digital […]

Fehrenbacher Returns to ONI Risk Partners in Management Role

Article 0 Comments Indianapolis-based independent insurance broker, ONI Risk Partners (ONI) has welcomed back Andrea Fehrenbacher in a new role as managing director of placement and risk transfer. In this key role, Fehrenbacher leads the ONI placement and risk transfer team across its Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois footprint. The team […]

Ames & Gough Appoints Parent as Equity Partner

Article 0 Comments Ames & Gough, an insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving design professionals, law firms, associations and nonprofits, and other professional service organizations, has appointed Marguerite Parent as an equity partner of the firm. This appointment brings the number of Ames & Gough equity partners […]

Hub Acquires Assets of Texas Agency, US Insurance Source

Article 0 Comments Insurance broker Hub International Limited has acquired the assets of US Insurance Source LLC and certain of its affiliates (USIS). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Spring, Texas, USIS is an independent insurance agency specializing in commercial insurance, including trucking insurance. USIS provides coverages […]

Specialist Re/Insurance Broker THB’s Completes Leadership Transition for Europe Division

Article 0 Comments THB, the London-based specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, confirms the completion of its THB Europe leadership transition. Joaquim Caria retires today as managing director of THB Europe, which was first announced in July 2018, when the company revealed he would be succeeded by Ricardo Borges after a […]

Fitzgerald, Chief of Broking, Exits Aon After 27 Years

Article 0 Comments Global insurance broker Aon reported that Tom Fitzgerald is leaving the firm after 27 years of service. Fitzgerald most recently served as chief executive of Aon Broking, and before that he led the U.S. Commercial Risk and Health businesses. Aon said Fitzgerald will immediately transition his responsibilities […]

Arlington/Roe Finalizes Acquisition of Wisconsin Surplus Lines Broker

Article 0 Comments Indianapolis-based managing general agent and wholesale insurance broker Arlington/Roe & Co. has completed the acquisition of Robert W. Schmidt & Company LLC, a special risk broker located in the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, Wisconsin. Robert W. Schmidt & Company was founded in 1991 by Bob Schmidt, Jr. […]