12 April 2021Actuarial & underwriting

Ryan Specialty Group strengthens its national transportation practice with two hires

RT Specialty, the wholesale brokerage of Ryan Specialty Group (RSG), has named Doug Hathaway as head of its national transportation practice.

Hathaway has also been appointed to lead RSG’s commercial transport programme, Interstate Insurance Management, with Jack Buchan, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Interstate, retiring on June 30, 2021.

Meanwhile, Dennis Beecher has been promoted to president of RT Specialty in Johnstown, PA.

Patrick Ryan, founder, chairman and CEO of RSG, praised both appointments for their deep knowledge and experience in the transportation industry. “I am excited to watch RSG’s transportation offerings continue to thrive and grow under their leadership,” he said.