The Guernsey International Insurance Association (GIIA) has named Mark Elliott as its new chair.
Zurich North America has hired Sonia Kundi as its Canada chief risk officer. Meanwhile, Kim Jordan and Jim Heintz have been promoted to the roles of regional vice president for the US South region and underwriting manager for the US South Central areas, respectively.
Saint Joseph’s University, Temple University and the University of Southern California (USC) all have teams representing them in the finals of the Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA) essay contest for college risk management and insurance students.
Connecticut approved six new captive insurance companies in 2020, including five pure captives and one special purpose financial vehicle captive.
Pinnacle Actuarial Resources has promoted Laura Maxwell to director and consulting actuary and Jordan Paszek to consulting actuary.
Volante Global, a multi-class and multi-territory international managing general agent (MGA) platform, has launched a cyber ransomware solution called Cyber Lockout.
MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN) has promoted Paul Lewis to the role of regional director for the Americas.
Anna Pereira has been appointed to the newly created position of senior vice president of insurance linked securities (ILS) at Strategic Risk Solutions in Bermuda.
The South Carolina Captive Insurance Association (SCCIA) has reminded its members that the South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) neither encourages nor requires captive owners or board members to visit the state for board meetings in 2021.
Risk and Insurance Strategy Consultants (RISCS) has completed what it believes is the first ever relocation of a cell captive that simultaneously converted the structure into a full, single parent captive.