6 People on the Move

Marsh announces new head of life sciences practice, HOMELINK promotes several employees and Aon hires senior broker in this edition of People on The Move.
By: | November 10, 2020

Marsh Announces New Hire In Eddie Albers

Marsh hired Eddie Albers as head of the brokerage’s US life sciences practices. Albers will be responsible for overseeing company response to risk exposure.

Eddie Albers, head of US life sciences practice, Marsh

With 20 years of industry experience, Albers joins Marsh after working as Aon’s life sciences group national director.

Commenting on Albers’ appointment, Marsh’s US and Canada growth and industry leader Jeffrey Alpaugh said, “Life sciences companies are facing a myriad of risks today from increased regulatory scrutiny to potential exposure to the opioid epidemic to the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Eddie is a consummate client advocate whose extensive industry knowledge and experience make him the ideal person to lead this dynamic practice forward.”

JenCap Brings On Joel Troisi as Senior Vice President

JenCap, a specialty insurance business, hired Joel Troisi as senior vice president of national accounts property. In the role, Troisi will be responsible for the oversight of the national accounts and risk management property division.

Troisi brings 20 years of insurance experience to his new role with JenCap. His experience includes a 12 year stint with Beecher Carlson as its senior managing director of placement operations.

John Jennings, CEO of JenCap, said, “Joel is a well-known and a respected leader. He has a distinguished career on the complex property side and we are very excited to be able to attract a property executive of Joel’s stature. Under his leadership we will greatly expand this part of our business.”

Jill Fauver, manager of operations, HOMELINK

Mark Richmann, vice president of business development, HOMELINK

HOMELINK Announces Several Promotions

HOMELINK has made two new role changes within their leadership team. Mark Richmann is promoted to vice president of business development and Jill Fauver is transitioning to be the manager of operations for the accessibility modifications team.

Richmann joined HOMELINK 6 years ago when he began as leader of the accessibility team. Fauver previously worked as HOMELINK’s accessibility claims manager, which has been her role with the company for the last 5 years.

“I’m excited to announce these changes to our team,” said Dave Kazynski, President of HOMELINK.

“Mark and Jill are key to the success of HOMELINK’s ability to service accessibility claims for our customers. Their dedication to the industry and exceptional ability to fully understand, manage, and navigate the details of such complex claims allows HOMELINK to continue to experience growth in this area of our business.”

EPIC Announces Hire of Darren Renner as Senior Vice President

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants hired Darren Renner as senior vice president of risk mitigation and claims. In his new role, Renner will be responsible for managing both risk mitigation and claims in several sectors.

For 25 years, Renner worked in the insurance litigation arena while also managing several complex settlements. His most recent role was with Keidel, Weldon & Cunningham where continued to practice insurance litigation.

“We have no greater priority than alignment with our clients immediately after a loss. We are pleased to have an accomplished professional like Darren join EPIC and assume a leadership role in this critically important responsibility,” said Tim Brenneman, President of the EPIC Private Client Practice.

Sam Sylvester, senior property broker, Aon

Aon Brings on Sam Sylvester as Senior Property Broker

Aon announced the hiring of Sam Sylvester as senior property broker in the firm’s UK & Ireland specialty casualty team of reinsurance solutions.

Sylvester brings 20 years of experience to his new role with Aon. He most recently served as the head of property of treaty and D&F at Vibe Syndicate.

Commenting on Sylvester’s appointment, Catherine Turner, head of UK property for reinsurance solutions, said: “Sam brings a great skillset in underwriting and pricing expertise across many territories. He is highly respected and widely recognised across our client base, and is a terrific addition to our team.” &

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

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