5 People on the Move

Carisk Partners vice president elected New York Claim Association president, myMatrixx announces new chief client officer and Steel City Re hires new vice president in this edition of People on the Move. 
By: | March 17, 2021

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Announces New Global Head of Risk Consulting

Thierry Portevin, global head of risk consulting, AGCS

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced the appointment of Thierry Portevin as the global head of Allianz Risk Consulting (ARC).

ARC, which spans 24 locations globally, works to provide industry professionals with risk consulting services “to help businesses manage, prevent and reduce risks.” ARC services include site surveys of industrial facilities, desktop reviews and risk assessments.

The consulting team consists of seasoned engineers with technical and scientific backgrounds. Their risk consulting services range from natural hazards to ESG factors.

Portevin first joined AGCS in 2012 as global head of engineering, a role he maintained for over four years. Prior to his new appointment, he served as the global head of property for AGCS.

Chief underwriting officer corporate Tony Buckle said, “I am delighted that one of our most experienced underwriters and managers, Thierry Portevin, who has successfully led our property and engineering teams in the past, has taken on the opportunity of leading Allianz Risk Consulting into the future.”

He continued, “ARC will benefit from his commercial understanding, underwriting perspectives and his data focus. As we leverage third party data and Insurtech in our core business, Thierry will ensure we adapt to the new risks our clients are facing and continue to offer market-leading solutions.”

Steel City Re Hires Denise Williamee as Vice President

Steel City Re announced the hiring of Denise Williamee as vice president of corporate services.

Denise Williamee, vice president of corporate services, Steel City Re

In this role, Williamee will manage client relations as well as education for integrated reputation groups. She brings a wide range of experience, which includes serving as a deputy clerk to her role with Steel City Re.

Prior to her appointment, Williamee founded and operated a full-service private investigations firm and served as president of the Alaska Investigator’s Association.

“Denise’s extensive experience in legal market business development and her professional investigative expertise will be invaluable to advancing our reputation risk advisory and underwriting work,” said Nir Kossovsky, CEO of Steel City Re, and a frequent Risk & Insurance Risk Insider.

“Denise’s values, personal drive and ethical compass harmonize with our company’s culture and client-centric mission,” he said.

Carisk Partners Names New York Claim Association President

Tyisha Torres, vice president of client strategies for Carisk Partners, was recently elected president of the New York Claim Association (NYCA). She began a two-year term in January of this year.

Tyisha Torres, president, NYCA

The NYCA is comprised of a wide range of industry professionals that include insurance carriers, risk managers and physicians. The association focuses on workers’ compensation and no-fault insurance claims.

In her role as president, Torres will lead the association through these ongoing challenging times while ensuring NYCA members continue to “have access to the best class emerging trends education, professional development opportunities and networking events.”

Torres brings over 20 years of workers’ compensation, no-fault and managed care experience to her new role as president. She became a NYCA member in 2010, joined the board of directors in 2017 and has served as the executive board treasurer since 2018.

“Tyisha is a special talent whose selfless nature and positive outlook make her a natural leader,” said Kevin Mahoney, president/COO of Carisk Partners.

“Her innate ability to foster collaboration and gain the perspective of others will help provide the foundation of success during her NYCA leadership term. She is a great asset to the association as well as the insurance industry as a whole.”

Paul King, chief client officer, myMatrixx

myMatrixx Names Paul King Chief Client Officer

myMatrixx has brought on Paul King as chief client officer.

In this role, King will be responsible for the oversight of the company’s account executive team. He is a seasoned insurer with experience working in executive roles with ISG, CareReview, Sedgwick and Cigna.

“Paul is going to be an instant value-add for our ability to help clients meet strategic claims goals,” said Mike Cirillo, president of myMatrixx.

“With more than 20 years of experience in the health care, workers’ compensation and casualty industries, Paul brings a unique ability to understand and balance workers’ comp PBM objectives with their larger business strategy.”

Origami Risk Hires James Green as Director of Risk Practices

James Green, director of risk practices, Origami Risk

Origami Risk announced the appointment of James Green as director of risk practices.

In this role, Green will be responsible for leading the development of activities aimed at supporting clients.

Green brings more than 10 years of operational, financial and strategic risk management experience to his new role with Origami Risk.

Prior to his appointment, he served as the director of risk advisory services for SAI Global.

“As our clients seek effective ways to address the rapidly evolving risks facing their organizations, our teams are collaborating with them to develop innovative solutions to meet their needs,” said Earne Bentley, president of the risk solutions division at Origami Risk.

He continued, “James brings a new dimension to our efforts with his deep understanding of complex risk issues and hands-on experience at enterprise-scale solution development and implementation.” &

Emma Brenner is a staff writer with Risk & Insurance. She can be reached at [email protected]

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