7 People on the Move

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants names chief marketing officer, Resilience adds to its underwriting team and Aon brings on two hires in this edition of People on the Move. 
By: | June 30, 2021

Risk Placement Services Appoints Chicago Area President

Kevin Doyle, Chicago area president, property & casualty brokerage, RPS

Risk Placement Services, Inc. (RPS) has promoted Kevin Doyle to Chicago area president, property & casualty brokerage.

In this role, Doyle will be responsible for leading and managing RPS’ property, casualty, workers’ compensation and boiler & machinery/inland marine brokerage practices.

Through his promotion, Doyle will continue to serve in his previous role as vice president of the Western region.

He joined RPS in 2018 and prior to that spent 10 years at Artex Risk Solutions where he served as senior vice president.

EPIC Insurance Names Chief Marketing Officer

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants recently announced the appointment of Sapana Nanuwa as chief marketing officer.

In this role, Nanuwa will “lead the company’s marketing programs, brand recognition, public relations activity and corporate communication in support of the company’s strategic plan,” a press release announcing the hire said.

“We have grown exponentially in the past couple of years, and Sapana’s experience will greatly help us continue to drive and manage this growth,” said Steve Denton, CEO of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants.

“Her global background in developing brand strategies, enabling effective sales, and driving purposeful communications will help EPIC further unlock the full potential of our brand.”

Resilience Hires Addition to Underwriting Team

Kristin Camme, underwriting team, Resilience

Resilience Cyber Insurance Solutions announced the hiring of Kristin Camme to its underwriting team.

Camme brings an extensive background in the cyber market to her new role with Resilience.

Prior to her appointment, she worked for Beazley as a cyber, technology E&O and professional liability underwriter. Prior to that, she served as a senior underwriter on the cyber and technology E&O team for Chubb.

“The response we’re getting to our model — transforming the way companies think about their cyber risk management — not as insurance and security separately, but working together, is reflected in our constant momentum of adding outstanding talent to our team. Kristin is the latest example of this positive market reaction to Resilience,” said CJ Pruzinsky, chief underwriting officer of Resilience.

“In addition to her high energy and deep relationships across all facets of the industry, Kristin brings a wealth of experience not only as an underwriter, but from her claims background too.”

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Markel Corporation Announces Appointment of New President

Markel Corporation announced the promotion of Simon Wilson as president of Markel International, a subsidiary of Markel Corporation.

Wilson enters this role at Markel with almost 20 years of international insurance experience.

He first joined Markel in 2010 and currently serves as the managing executive of global strategy. Prior to joining Markel, he worked to lead Lloyd’s Asia platform.

President and chief operating officer of insurance operations Robert Cox said, “I’m confident that Simon will leverage Markel’s foundation to successfully lead our international operations in achieving our profitable growth goals.”

Aon Brings on Two Hires to M&A and Transaction Solutions Practice

Aon recently announced the hiring of Matt Unterlack and Ben Gerber to its representations and warranties insurance and tax insurance practices, which are part of its M&A and transaction solutions group.

Ben Gerber, M&A and transaction solutions practice, Aon

Matthew Unterlack, M&A and transaction solutions practice, Aon

Unterlack brings an extensive insurance background to his new role with Aon.

Prior to his appointment, he served as vice president and the executive director of indemnification solutions for SRS Acquiom.

Prior to his appointment, Gerber worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as both vice president and senior tax associate.

Gary Blitz, co-CEO of Aon’s M&A and transaction solutions and leader of the transaction solutions practice, said, “We are delighted to welcome Matt and Ben to the team, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to bring best-in-class solutions and talent to our clients.

“We strongly believe that the addition of the highly experienced colleagues who joined the practice this year positions Aon as the clear M&A and Transaction Insurance leader by team breadth, experience, and global reach.” &

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

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