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One Call Announces Appointment of Terri Lewis, Chief Human Resources Officer
One Call, specialty network management services provider for workers’ compensation, announced the appointment of Terri Lewis to chief human resources officer.
Lewis will oversee One Call’s human resources department for its more than 2,000 employees, which includes a mix of new talent and seasoned professionals who have been with the company for many years.
Her first objective will be to lay out an overarching vision focused on culture and engagement, diversity and inclusion, and top talent acquisition and retention.
“We have to remain grounded in our people,” said Thomas Warsop, One Call’s CEO.
“None of the company’s milestones could have been accomplished without our incredible team. As we continue to expand – with a focus on the needs of customers, employers and workers during this unique time – it’s important to keep our team’s needs top-of-mind while also recruiting additional top talent. There’s a real need for a chief people leader to be at the table as we map out our company’s exciting future.”
Lewis’ HR career spans more than 25 years, most recently serving as senior vice president of global human resources for Pontoon Solutions.
She is also the recipient of a variety of notable industry and community awards, including the HRO Today HR Superstar Award (2017, 2018, 2019) and the National Diversity Council Glass Ceiling Award (2016). Lewis is also active in her community – she sits on the board of advisors for Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s annual challenge event and Changing Homelessness and is a graduate of and volunteer for Leadership Jacksonville.
“This is an incredible opportunity to make a mark on this company’s future,” Lewis said. “One Call has experienced a lot of innovative development over the years, but after meeting with many of the company’s leaders, I’m convinced the best is yet to come.”
“When I met with Terri, I knew pretty immediately we had found our candidate,” Warsop said. “She is an experienced, first-class professional who is well-suited to blend our business and people-centric goals. She is going to be a wonderful addition to senior leadership and our entire One Call team.”
Brown & Riding Names Nathaniel Turner As Chief Technology Officer
Brown & Riding, a U.S. P&C wholesaler, announced the appointment of Nathaniel Turner as chief technology officer.
Turner is based out of the company’s Los Angeles headquarters and will be responsible for overseeing technology needs, including IT infrastructure, data security, cybersecurity, disaster recovery, budgeting, technology vendor management, and more.
Joining Brown & Riding in 2006 as a network administrator, Turner quickly advanced and was named director of IT in 2014 and senior vice president in 2018.
Over the course of Turner’s career, he has helped Brown & Riding through two mergers, helped expand the company’s national footprint to 19 offices, and has built a highly effective IT department servicing roughly 300 employees.
“Nate continues to demonstrate incredible leadership and forward thinking; the level of commitment he displays on a daily basis is truly inspiring. Throughout his Brown & Riding career, he has implemented significant proactive and preventative IT measures, which have contributed to the firm’s continued rapid expansion and ability to adapt to fast technological change,” B&R Chairman, Chris A. Brown said.
“Under his guidance, our IT team has met every challenge consistently, seamlessly, and efficiently, including the operational technology challenges that arose due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Nate has directly impacted B&R’s seamless transition to remote work, so we can continue to service our clients at the highest levels. He consistently embodies our core values of teamwork, quality, and professionalism.”
CJ Pruzinsky Joins Arceo.ai as Executive VP and Chief Underwriting Officer
Arceo, a cyber risk analytics company that empowers enterprises to identify, respond to, and recover from cyber risks, continues to grow its team of senior cyber insurance experts with the appointment of Charles J. “CJ” Pruzinsky, an experienced cyber underwriting executive, as executive vice president and chief underwriting officer for its U.S. operations.
Before joining Arceo, Pruzinsky was responsible for managing the Northeastern operations at Beazley Group, based in New York.
Prior to Beazley, he held senior underwriting positions at American International Group, where his responsibilities included building out AIG’s Midwestern U.S. regional capabilities.
“We are excited about the level of talent and momentum that Arceo is building in cyber risk management,” said Emy Donavan, executive vice president and global chief underwriting officer, Arceo.
“CJ coming onboard with his extensive experience in writing cyber risks will accelerate and strengthen our ability to deliver meaningful cybersecurity and cyber insurance solutions.”
“Cyber is a major risk area that keeps evolving. It constantly challenges and pushes underwriters to develop new approaches,” said Pruzinsky. “With Arceo’s outstanding team of cybersecurity, data science and cyber insurance experts, I am eager to bring these combined resources to solve problems for our clients.”
Guy Carpenter Announces Senior Appointments at GC Fac
Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies, announced today three senior appointments within its GC Fac division, the company’s facultative reinsurance platform.
The appointments form part of a wider realignment process at GC Fac. This process will see the structuring of product teams around geographic regions to ensure the delivery of client-centric solutions which precisely reflect the unique exposure dynamics of each territory.
Stephen Wilkins has been appointed head of U.K. Property, while Paul Hargis has been named deputy head of U.K. Property. Both practitioners will be based in London and Mr. Wilkins will report to Richard Della, head of property, GC Fac.
Also within the property team, James Goodwin has been appointed head of Power and Mining. Based in London, Mr. Goodwin will report to Dominic Samengo-Turner, global head of Facultative, Guy Carpenter
Wilkins brings 24 years of (re)insurance industry experience to the role with a focus on global property. Most recently, he was a senior vice president at Lockton Companies.
Hargis joins from Willis Towers Watson where he was head of U.K. and Rest of World within the firm’s facultative division. He has over 21 years of industry experience, including 16 years in the UK facultative sector.
Goodwin also joins from Willis Towers Watson and most recently served as global head of broking for Natural Resources, Facultative. He has 23 years of industry experience.
Commenting on the appointments, Samengo-Turner said, “At GC Fac, our clients benefit from the breadth of experience across our teams that ensures the consistent delivery of innovative solutions to their fast-evolving challenges. The appointments of Paul, Steve and James will add yet further depth to our facultative proposition as demands increase during a time of substantial change in the marketplace.”
Goldberg Segalla Adds James J. Baber to Workers’ Comp Group
Goldberg Segalla added associate James J. Baber to the firm’s workers’ compensation group in Princeton. Baber was previously with Lerner, Piermont and Riverol in Jersey City.
Baber concentrates his practice on counseling employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation matters, and litigating matters before the New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation and the New Jersey Superior Court.
Before entering private practice, Baber gained experience as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Maureen B. Mantineo in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson Vicinage, Chancery Division and as a law clerk in the Hudson County Law Department.
Baber earned his B.A. at the University of San Francisco and his J.D. at Seton Hall University School of Law. He also holds an L.L.M. in International Business Law from Central European University.
Goldberg Segalla is a fast-growing law firm with more than 400 attorneys serve regional, national, and international clients from over 20 offices across 11 states. &