5 People on the Move

Mosaic expands their cyber underwriting team, CLARA Analytics appoints a new CEO and Aon adds a health care executive in this edition of People on the Move. 
By: | June 17, 2021

CLARA Analytics Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Heather Wilson, chief executive officer, CLARA

CLARA Analytics recently named Heather H. Wilson as chief executive officer.

Currently, Wilson is on Equifax’s board of directors, where she serves on both the audit and technology committee.

She previously served as the chief data officer for AIG, where she lead the organization’s enterprise data program and data infrastructure.

“Heather’s insurance domain knowledge as well as deep data science and AI expertise make her the absolute ideal fit for CLARA’s next stage of growth,” said Andy Pinkes, independent board member and interim CEO at CLARA.

Jim Harvey Joins Ascellus in Executive Role

Ascellus announced the appointment of Jim Harvey as senior vice president of national account management and strategy.

Harvey brings more than 20 years’ experience in the health technologies field to Ascellus.

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He recently served as the vice president of managed care client services, a role in which he supported “national implementation of integrated health care management and provider benchmarking solutions,” a press release announcing the appointment said.

“Jim has that rare talent for developing relationships, deeply listening and then inspiring genius collaborations that create win-win outcomes,” said Lori Daugherty, Ascellus, chief executive officer.

“We’re excited to team with Jim on introducing our solution-oriented Ascellus Connect platform to our industry partners.”

Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Companies Names Executive Vice President

Robert “Bob” Brown, executive vice president, general manager, Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Companies

Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Companies and Countryway Insurance Co. announced the appointment of Robert F. Brown as executive vice president and general manager.

Brown first joined Farm Bureau in 2012 when he served on the its insurance management team as senior vice president of product development and actuarial.

He has served as board chairman since 2018.

Prior to his most recent appointment with Farm Bureau, Brown worked with Travelers where he served in roles surrounding product management and strategy.

Mosaic Brings on Cyber Security Specialist 

Daisy Lopez, vice president, production specialist, Mosaic

Mosaic announced the hiring of Daisy Lopez to join the insurer’s team of cyber security U.S. underwriters.

Lopez was named vice president, production specialist.

In this role, Lopez “will specialize in assessing and underwriting complex cyber risks across North American markets,” a press release announcing the appointment said.

Lopez brings 13 years of industry experience, working in U.S. Midwest, West Coast and East Coast commercial insurance markets, to her new role with Mosaic.

Prior to her appointment, Lopez worked as a product manager for Crum & Forster.

“We are excited to welcome Daisy to our growing global team of cyber experts,” said Yosha DeLong, global head of cyber, Mosaic.

“Her experience across professional lines and her background as both a broker and underwriter give her a unique advantage to be able to look at cyber solutions needed in today’s environment.

Aon Expands Health Care Team

Mary Lamattina, vice president, health & benefits, Aon

Aon announced the hiring of Mary Lamattina to its health care team.

Lamattina was named senior vice president of Aon’s health care practice and of health & benefits.

In this role, Lamattina will be responsible for supporting and providing U.S. health benefits for both mid and large market health care customers.

Lamattina brings an extensive background in health care strategy and management to her new role with Aon.

She most recently served as a senior health care executive for Mercer. &

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

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