People on the move in the P&C insurance industry: May 26, 2017


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New Jersey-based NJM Insurance Group has promoted Mitchell A. Livingston, Esq., to chief operating officer and will also assume the role of general counsel. Livingston first joined NJM in 2006 and served as executive vice president and corporate counsel prior to his promotion.

Denise Kaloudis has been appointed senior vice president for JLT Specialty USA and will be based in New York. Kaloudis most recently served as director of business development at national law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. 

EMPLOYERS has appointed Thomas M. Warden senior vice president, chief data and analytics officer. Warden joins EMPLOYERS from Bridgevine Strategy partners LLC where he held the position of president.   

Matt Wischnowsky has been appointed as an account executive for tKg Wholesale Brokerage. Wischnowsky recently served as the managing director of GT Pro, a division of Gallo|Thomas Insurance Agency.

GuideOne Insurance has announced Jessica E. Clark as the company’s new CEO, effective June 12. Clark previously served as senior vice president, commercial and specialty lines for State Auto Insurance Companies. 

Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B) has announced deputy CEO and counsel Jason Ernest, Esq. will serve as president and CEO beginning in January. Ernest has served with IA&B for 12 years and currently oversees the organization’s legal, government and industry affairs, as well as its marketing and communication efforts. 

Lieutenant General Stanley E. “Sid” Clarke III, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) has been appointed chairman for Armed Forces Insurance, which provides coverage to current and retired members of the uniformed services, their children, and Department of Defense civilians. Clarke is currently an executive advisor to a Middle East client. 

FM Global has promoted Angela Kelly to vice president, diversity and international human resources. Kelly, a 23 year veteran of the company, will continue to oversee human resources for FM Global in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.

Jamie Lawson has been appointed account manager at New Day Underwriting Managers. Prior to joining New Day, Lawson was employed at various leading insurance agencies in New Jersey. 

Cross Insurance has promoted Eric Jermyn to president of Cross Employee Benefits. Jermyn joined Cross Employee Benefits in 2015 as vice president of business development. 

Jessica Dekermanji has been appointed senior vice president and chief underwriting officer Liberty Mutual‘s National Insurance Specialty Energy Unit. Dekermanji previously served as senior underwriting manager in the Specialty Energy area. 

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Mike Hansen global head of aviation, effective immediately. Hansen currently oversees the North American aviation business of AGCS, and will be relocating from Canada to London later this year.

Ted Gramer has been appointed CEO for TrueMotion. Most recently, Gramer was the managing director for global property at Solera. 

Phoenix-based CopperPoint has appointed Scott Shader COO. Shader previously served as executive vice president at Endurance Express, a commercial lines carrier. 

The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. has appointed Bryan J. Salvatore executive vice president and president of specialty, effective June 12. Salvatore joins The Hanover after 20 years with Zurich North America, where he served for the past nearly five years as president.