Northcourt, Optio’s nuclear energy underwriting subsidiary, hires Ed Butler as senior advisor to help increase Northcourt’s gravitas with government and nuclear sectors. He moves from Pool Re, where he was chief resilience officer.
Hires Scott Egan as CEO. He moves from Royal & Sun Alliance U.K. & International and replaces Daniel Mallory, who was serving in interim capacity after Siddhartha Sankaran left in May for another opportunity.
Specialty Underwriting Insurance Solutions division rolls out renter-occupied housing program, called HABX, for real estate owners and real estate investment trusts that own large portfolios of apartment units. Written on A-rated paper. >> Brokers Service Marketing Group (BSMG) division hires Michael Hefferon as chief strategy officer. He moves from life insurance marketing organization Libra. Specialty Program Group bought BSMG in December 2021 to anchor a life and annuity platform, which it is now building.
Launches A&H stop-loss solution for self-insureds using artificial intelligence. SkyVantage leverages Gradient AI’s SAIL medical underwriting solution with its vast medical data and machine learning capabilities to improve the underwriting process and provide highly customized, cost-effective solutions to self-insured market.
Expands into commercial insurance in Louisiana, targeting small and midsize businesses with BOP underwritten by SageSure. Touts strong surplus, reinsurance access, and financial rating. More than 300 classes of industry eligible.
This MGA specializing in alternative risk transfer solutions appoints Lael Chappell as chief marketing and business development officer of Desq, USQRisk’s specialty accelerator platform. Chappell previously worked at Attune, which is now Coalition. >> Partners with Keystone Risk Partners, which manages Axsal Re group captive for midsize fleets, to offer new group captive facility for excess auto liability for companies with midsize fleets. USQRisk’s underwriting and structuring teams will provide expertise and support, while Keystone Risk focuses on captive management and distribution.
State Supreme Court rules awards from Workers Compensation Appeals Commission can include attorneys fees.
Mental health parity and addiction equity rules for insurance took effect Sept. 4.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signs law allowing insurance licensees to provide licensed cannabis operations with coverage and services. >> Newsom signs SB 216, requiring concrete, heating/AC, and tree service contractors to carry workers comp even if they don’t have employees, effective July 1, 2023. Suspension of license is penalty for non-compliance. As of Jan. 1, 2026, all contractors will have to comply.
There are no ticker items for the filtered criteria selected. Please adjust the filters and try your search again.