Pioneer Underwriters Names Former XL Catlin Executive Greggains as Its U.S. CEO

Article 0 Comments Pioneer Underwriters, the underwriting group within Minova Insurance Holdings, announced it has appointed Nick Greggains as CEO of Pioneer’s U.S. operation, effective March 25. Greggains succeeds current U.S. CEO Gene Hinman, who will become president of Pioneer US until his retirement at the end of 2019. Greggains […]

SPG Acquires Assets of Insurance Programs of America, Risk Advisors of America of Florida

Article 0 Comments Specialty Program Group LLC (SPG), an operator of specialty insurance brokerages and underwriting facilities, has acquired the assets of Insurance Programs of America, Inc. (IPOA), a boutique managing general underwriter, and Risk Advisors of America, L.L.C. (RAA), a retail insurance agency. Terms of the acquisition were not […]

Insurtech Corvus Launches Smart Cyber Excess Insurance with $10M Limit

Article 0 Comments Boston-based insurtech company Corvus Insurance has expanded its underwriting appetite for its Smart Cyber Insurance product lines with the launch of an excess cyber insurance policy designed to give brokers the ability to participate on the coverage towers of larger companies. Under its new underwriting mandate from […]

Alliant Subsidiary, Tribal First, Acquires Canada’s AFN Insurance Brokers

Article 0 Comments Tribal First, a division of Alliant Underwriting Solutions, has acquired Ottawa, Canada-based AFN Insurance Brokerage. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition pairs AFN Insurance Brokerage, which is Canada’s First Nations’ insurance leader, with Tribal First, the largest provider of insurance solutions to Tribal […]

NIP Group, AXA XL Partner on Greenhouse, Garden Center, Nursery Insurance Program

Article 0 Comments NIP Group, Inc. has entered into an underwriting agreement with AXA XL on its GrowPro insurance program. GrowPro provides a complete insurance product for greenhouse growers, nurseries and garden centers nationwide. According to Tom Doherty, president of NIP Group’s Specialty Programs Division, the partnership with AXA XL […]

Ironshore’s Shrubb Joins AXA XL’s Terrorism Insurance Team in U.S.

Article 0 Comments Morgan Shrubb has joined AXA XL Insurance as underwriting manager for War, Terrorism & Political Violence insurance. Shrubb joins AXA XL from Ironshore International where she served as a production specialist, charged with growing the company’s war, terrorism and political violence book of business on the West […]

Insurtech-Driven MGA, Agile, Appointed as StarStone Partner in Australasia

Article 0 Comments Agile Underwriting Services Pty Ltd., the insurtech-driven managing general agency (MGA) and Lloyd’s coverholder, announced it has been appointed as a representative agent for global specialty insurer, StarStone, in Australia and New Zealand. Agile has been a strategic partner since StarStone launched its Australian underwriting capability in […]

Massachusetts’ XS Brokers Promotes McVicker

Article 0 Comments XS Brokers, a Quincy, Mass.-based independent wholesale insurance underwriting brokerage service provider, has promoted Sean McVicker to division leader of Brokerage Casualty. Previously, McVicker served as assistant vice president at XS Brokers. In his new role, he will play a key role in carrier management, national client […]

Appalachian Underwriters Adds 4 to Missouri Workers’ Comp Unit

Article 0 Comments Appalachian Underwriters Inc. (AUI) has hired four workers’ compensation underwriting professionals in its St. Peters, Missouri, office. Tara Regan-Collins, senior underwriter, is a seasoned insurance professional, previously working with another national managing general agent (MGA) where she was senior underwriter. Prior to that, she managed large deductible […]

Maine’s The MEMIC Group Promotes Delcourt, Fendler

Article 0 Comments Workers’ compensation specialist The MEMIC Group promoted Ben Delcourt to underwriting manager and Shae-Li Fendler to underwriting analyst manager. Delcourt manages the underwriting team, which represents more than 60 percent of Maine’s employers. He joined MEMIC in 2012 as an account analyst and was promoted to associate […]