Ohio’s Westfield Launches Specialty Insurance Business

July 21, 2021 View this article online: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2021/07/21/623692.htm Westfield, a Westfield Center, Ohio-based super-regional property/casualty insurance company with a 173-year history, is entering the specialty insurance business with the launch of Westfield Specialty. Westfield appointed insurance veteran Jack Kuhn president of the new business. Current market conditions coupled with Westfield’s financial strength, AM Best “A” ratingContinue reading “Ohio’s Westfield Launches Specialty Insurance Business”

Scottish American Acquires Ohio Work Comp Specialist, Fastcomp

June 8, 2021 – Wholesale insurance broker and managing general agent, Scottish American, has acquired Fastcomp of Boston Heights, Ohio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Fastcomp was created in 1998 by an experienced team of insurance underwriting professionals to provide independent agents with the opportunity to unbundle and place monoline workers’ compensation coverageContinue reading “Scottish American Acquires Ohio Work Comp Specialist, Fastcomp”

Template for Staff Announcements

If your company would like to share staff announcements for publishing on OAPSLO’s website and social media, please include a copy ready post with the following information: Company Name and logo Photo of Individual Name and designations Title Contact Information including phone and email When appointed to the position Experience Responsibilities Past industry experience BackgroundContinue reading “Template for Staff Announcements”

J.M. Wilson Hires Spanner as Branch Manager

Graydon Spanner, CLCS  Branch ManagerWESTERVILLE, OHIO, MARCH 2021 – JM Wilson is pleased to announce the addition of Graydon Spanner as Branch Manager of their Westerville, Ohio office.  Graydon is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Westerville office, managing the staff, and developing relationships that foster growth with new and existing independent insurance agents in Ohio,Continue reading “J.M. Wilson Hires Spanner as Branch Manager”

Towerstone Acquires Ohio Wholesale Insurance Broker Jacobs & Associates

Towerstone, a Dallas-based wholesale insurance division of IMA Financial Group, has acquired Jacobs & Associates, a general agent and excess and surplus lines broker based in Strongsville, Ohio. The transaction was effective April 1, 2021. The partnership opens new markets for Towerstone and Jacobs, while also creating new offerings for the companies’ retail broker partnersContinue reading “Towerstone Acquires Ohio Wholesale Insurance Broker Jacobs & Associates”

Great American Insurance Group Announces the Retirement of Mark R. Lonneman, Sr.

Posted: Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:01 am Associated Press | CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 2, 2021– Great American Insurance Group announces the retirement of Mark R. Lonneman, Sr., Divisional President of its Property & Casualty Group’s Risk Solutions Division, effective April 2021. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210202005341/en/ Mr. Lonneman began his 41-year career withContinue reading “Great American Insurance Group Announces the Retirement of Mark R. Lonneman, Sr.”

Andy Hamilton named Transportation Manager at Arlington Roe

Andrew Hamilton, CIC Transportation Manager Manager  (800) 878-9891, Ext. 8685ahamilton@arlingtonroe.com Andy joined Arlington/Roe in December 2020 as the Transportation Manager. He has prior experience as the branch manager of the Ohio office at J.M. Wilson Corp., and he has a wide variety of experience on the company, agency and E&S sides. He was responsible forContinue reading “Andy Hamilton named Transportation Manager at Arlington Roe”

Lloyd’s to Exit U.S. Admitted Market, Focus on U.S. Surplus Lines, Reinsurance

Lloyd’s announced it plans to stop accepting admitted market accounts in the U.S. in a year and focus on the U.S. reinsurance and excess and surplus (E&S) insurance market, where it is the market leader. As part of this strategy to focus on its core markets, Lloyd’s will relinquish its admitted licenses in the U.S.Continue reading “Lloyd’s to Exit U.S. Admitted Market, Focus on U.S. Surplus Lines, Reinsurance”

Great American Launches Accident and Health Programs

CINCINNATI — January 4, 2016 — Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Special Risk Accident and Health Insurance Programs. Our programs offer an array of coverages designed to meet the needs of a variety of organizations within our local communities, such as schools, day care centers, church and civicContinue reading “Great American Launches Accident and Health Programs”

Great American Announces Expanded Capacity for Pollution Products

Great American Insurance Group Environmental Announces Expanded Capacity for Pollution Products CINCINNATI — April 7, 2015 — Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce $50 million per loss/$100 million policy aggregate limits of liability for its complete pollution product line. This expanded capacity, which is among the highest in the environmental insurance marketplace, canContinue reading “Great American Announces Expanded Capacity for Pollution Products”