6 People on the Move

CFC appoints a new CEO, Arturo hires two vice presidents and WCRI brings on a vice president of research in this edition of People on the Move. 
By: | August 10, 2021

CFC Appoints New CEO

Graeme Newman, CEO, CFC

CFC announced the appointment of Graeme Newman as the company’s new CEO.

In this role, Newman will be responsible for managing “all aspects of CFC’s underwriting business based in London, including the company’s growing data, technology and operations functions,” a press release announcing the hiring said.

Prior to his appointments, Newman worked within CFC’s cyber line, where he oversaw the creation of CFC’s new technology platform.

“This appointment is a natural progression for both Graeme and for CFC and we couldn’t be more excited about the future of the business under his leadership,” said Dave Walsh, group CEO, CFC.

WCRI Announces Hiring of New Vice President

The Workers Compensation Research Institutes announced the hiring of Dr. Sebastian Negrusa as vice president of research.

In this role, Negrusa will be responsible for overseeing the WCRI’s research programs while also sussing out innovative workers’ comp research topics.

Prior to joining WCRI, Negrusa worked as an associate director at the Lewin Group, a position he held for 10 years.

“We are excited that Sebastian has joined WCRI and welcome his more than 10 years of experience analyzing the impact of health care programs and policies,” said John Ruser, president and CEO of WCRI.

Arturo Appoints Two New VPs

Dustin Montoya, vice president of platform infrastructure and engineering, Arturo

Brett Antonides, vice president of apps, analytics and visualization, Arturo

Arturo announced the appointments of Brett Antonides as vice president of apps, analytics and visualization and Dustin Montoya as vice president of platform infrastructure and engineering.

In their respected roles, both Antonides and Montoya will “help refine Arturo’s industry-leading technology and drive strategic initiatives and partnerships to support the company’s continued expansion,” a press release announcing the appointments said.

Antonides brings 17 years of experience to his new role with Arturo.

In his specific role, he will work to engage with customers by ensuring they are utilizing data to make smart insurance decisions.

Montoya brings nearly 30 years of geospatial analysis and software development experience to Arturo.

With his role as vice president of platform infrastructure and engineering, he will work to “bridge the gap between Arturo’s product and technology teams,” the press release said.

“With the extensive technical and product backgrounds Brett and Dustin bring to the table, they will each play a major role in bolstering Arturo’s capabilities and functionality, and will help drive the company’s success in the years ahead,” said Ben Tuttle, chief technology officer, Arturo.

Aon Hires New Member of Managed Care Team of Reinsurance Solutions

Tasha Barbour, Managed Care team member, Aon

Aon named Tasha Barbour to the managed care team of Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions in the U.S.

In this role, Barbour will be responsible for fostering new business development, which will include creating reinsurance and stop-loss solutions for managed care solutions.

Prior to her appointment, Barbour worked as the chief business development and marketing officer for PartnerRe.

Bob Black, executive managing director of Reinsurance Solutions’ Accident, Health and Life team said, “As the dynamic managed care market continues to evolve, Aon has a continued focus on expanding our team and developing our thought leadership to support our clients’ risk, capital and growth strategies.”

He continued, “Tasha’s wealth of experience in the sector and reputation in the market is a perfect fit, and we are very excited to have her on board.”

Lineslip Solutions Names Denise Hunter Reilly as Vice President

Lineslip Solutions announced the hiring of Denise Hunter Reilly as vice president – account executive.

Prior to her appointment with Lineslip Solutions, Hunter Reilly served as director of insurance for Universal Health Services, Inc.

In that role, she was responsible for the oversight of the company’s insurance operations. Prior to that, she served as global risk management client executive with Marsh.

“Denise brings a unique perspective to our customers having been both a risk manager and an account executive at a large global brokerage. Our clients and company will benefit from her experience, dynamic problem-solving skills, creativity and innovation,” said Leo Bernstein, CEO, Lineslip Solutions, Inc. &

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

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