9 People on the Move

FM Global enacts a new role, Willis Towers Watson brings on a director of corporate risk and broking; all of this and more in this edition of People on the Move.
By: | October 24, 2019

HomeCare Connect Brings on Lisa Maciolek as National Account Manager 

Lisa Maciolek, national account manager, HomeCare Connect

HomeCare Connect, a provider of home care workers’ compensation services, has hired Lisa Maciolek as a national account manager.

She will be responsible for managing national client relationships and implementing new concepts and services. She brings considerable account management experience.

Maciolek previously worked with QRS for 26 years. Most recently she served as assistant vice president, account management for Optum.

“I’ve known Lisa since our QRS days, and her exceptional relationship building skills and strategic project management abilities fit perfectly with our service-oriented philosophy,” said HomeCare Connect partner Vonesa Wenzel.

“Her deep understanding of the industry is valuable to our current and future clients.”

Maciolek is a dedicated hospice volunteer along with serving as a Professional Development Workshop Instructor, Perfect Fit for Women-YMCA, and a mentor with the Literacy Center-Allentown.

Guy Carpenter Appoints a New Global Falculative Leader

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist and a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies has appointed of Dominic Samengo-Turner to the role of global facultative leader.

He will be responsible for driving collaboration and connectedness across facultative practice and bring a global lens to the operations.

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Based in London, he will report to John Trace, CEO, North America, with accountability to James Nash, CEO, International as well.

Samengo-Turner has over 35 years of career experience , having held key senior leadership roles in London and Asia at JLT and other global insurance brokers. In his previous role, Samengo-Turner acted as head of Marsh JLT Specialty, Asia, based in Hong Kong.

“Dominic will help bring increased collaboration to our already successful regional practices,” said Peter Hearn, president and chief executive officer, Guy Carpenter.

“This is an opportunity to further enhance our Facultative operations, bringing increased knowledge sharing and consistent standards of excellence to our clients. Dominic’s global experience, drive and enthusiasm make him the perfect fit for Guy Carpenter, and I look forward to working closely with him.”

Simon Delchar Appointed to Replace Dominic Samengo-Turner as Head of Marsh JLT Specialty

Succeeding Samengo Turner as Head of Marsh JLT Specialty, Asia is Simon Delchar. Delchar will assume his new role January 1, 2020.

Delchar brings 30 years of insurance industry experience to the role, having previously held senior leadership positions at JLT, Marsh and Alexander Howden. He will report to Lucy Clarke, President, Marsh JLT Specialty and David Jacob, CEO, Marsh Asia and will remain based in Singapore.

Delchar will have oversight of Marsh JLT Specialty’s Energy, Credit, Marine, Financial and Professional, Private Equity and M&A (PEMA), Construction, and Aviation businesses for the region.

“Since its formation in April, Marsh JLT Specialty has been building on the formidable strength of talent and resources from both Marsh and JLT to deliver an enhanced offering to clients,” said Lucy Clarke.

“With his experience in the industry, Simon is well suited to deliver the unparalleled expertise of our global team to clients across the region.”

Hans A. Hagen Named President, CEO of Insurance Recovery Group 

Hans Hagen, president and chief executive officer, Insurance Recovery Group

Hans A. Hagen has been named president and chief executive officer of Insurance Recovery Group.

Hagen has worked in the insurance industry for more than 30 years and held a variety of executive leadership positions.

Hagen will spearhead a dedicated team of attorneys, subrogation specialists, and reimbursement specialists in pursuing recoveries through Insurance Recovery Group, Inc. (IRG), Insurance Subrogation Group, LLC (ISG) and its Captive Law Firm, Insurance Recovery Legal Associates (IRLA).

“Hans is a strategic thinker with a proven track record of continuous organizational improvement and profitable growth,” said chairman David A. Jollin.

“Under his leadership, IRG will continue to grow, innovate and lead the subrogation and recovery industry.”

Prior to joining IRG, Hagen had an extensive career at Liberty Mutual, holding numerous leadership positions including vice president of workers’ compensation.

The Floow Names Julie Sehrt Delivery Director

The Floow, a telematic provider with the mission of making mobility safer, has named Julie Sehrt as delivery director.

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Sehrt brings 22 years of experience in program and account management, operations, billing, logistics, retail and e-commerce. She has experience in the full product life cycle, which includes strategy, solution implementation, pilot testing and ongoing operations.

“Time and again, Julie has shown herself to be an energetic, energizing leader in a variety of industries,” said Danny Maco, senior vice president and general manager, Americas, The Floow.

“We anticipate she will bring new energy to The Floow’s operations in North America. Our clients deserve nothing less than best in class operational support. Julie will be instrumental in driving towards our goal of becoming the undisputed leader in operational excellence within this industry,” Maco said.

“I am proud to join The Floow, which has a stellar reputation as a leader in telematics and service to consumers,” Sehrt said.

“I look forward to contributing to its mission and objectives.”

Sehrt has experience in leadership at several Fortune 500 companies, including Sprint and Best Buy.

 Joseph Hurley Joins Willis Towers Watson 

Joseph Hurley, director, corporate risk and broking, Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking and solutions company announced that Joseph Hurley has joined the company as director, corporate risk and broking. He will be based out of San Francisco.

Prior to his appointment at Willis Towers Watson, Hurley served as the senior manager of risk solutions for Lyft.

Before Lyft he was a was a risk manager at PG&E Corporation and a casualty advisor at Marsh.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Joe to the fast-growing team in San Francisco,” said Alexandra Littlejohn, U.S. West, corporate risk and broking region leader, Willis Towers Watson.

“He’s a trusted advisor whose expertise and vision will reinforce our capabilities and ensure an optimal experience for our clients in the digital space.”

Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets.

 Munich Reinsurance America Promotes Kuchma, Chief Operations Officer 

Anita Kuchma, chief operations officer, Munich Reinsurance

Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (Munich Re) has appointed Anita Kuchma as chief operations officer of the reinsurance division.

Kuchma has 27 years of experience with Munich Re in various leadership positions. She will report directly to Steve Levy, president and chief executive officer of reinsurance.

“Anita has an in-depth understanding of our business and is uniquely qualified to assume the COO position, said Levy.

“She is a highly respected professional, dedicated to promoting engaged, team-based problem solving. Her strong track record in both financial management and underwriting gives her a unique perspective that will help guide our organization as we continue to seek ways to help our clients protect against new and evolving risks.”

“I am thrilled to begin this new chapter of my career,” said Kuchma.

“From data analytics to product development, we will continue to look for innovative ways to enhance customer solutions and services. I look forward to working with the Executive Leadership Team and the entire Reinsurance Division as we continue to grow strategically with a focus on customer service.”

FM Global Appoints Sonserae Toles as Vice President, Inclusion

Commercial property insurer FM Global has promoted Sonserae Toles as vice president, inclusion. This is a newly enacted role within the company.

Toles is responsible for providing leadership for diversity and inclusion-based efforts globally and is based at FM Global’s headquarters in Johnston, Rhode Island.

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Before joining FM Global, she served for approximately three years as group vice president of global talent management at T. Rowe Price in Baltimore, Maryland.

She has held previous leadership roles within other major corporations such as General Electric.

Toles holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, and a master’s degree in human resources development from George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA.

Risk Strategies Appoints Bob Dubraski as Chief Growth Officer 

Bob Dubraski, chief growth officer, Risk Strategies

Risk Strategies, an international insurance broker, has named Bob Dubraski as chief growth officer.

Dubraski previously served as national health care practice leader. In his expanded role, he will work with leaders across all of Risk Strategies’ business units to drive collaboration and opportunities that benefit clients, while helping to meet the firm’s growth goals.

He is the founder and chief executive officer of Dubraski & Associates Insurance Services. He grew his company into one of the country’s leading health care-focused specialty insurance brokerages before it was acquired by Risk Strategies in 2015.

“Bob has a demonstrated track record of success in organizing growth efforts at a national level, and we’re confident that he will excel in this new position,” said John Mina, chief executive officer, Risk Strategies.

“Risk Strategies is committed to building the leading national specialty broker, delivering superior value to clients by industry, product and service,” said Dubraski.

“Our specialty focus and national structure allows us to hire and acquire the foremost professionals in their field and ensure clients receive unmatched expertise.” &

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

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