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Holmes Murphy brings in new chief strategic investment officer

Holmes Murphy hires new Chief Strategic Investment Officer

Holmes Murphy, an independent brokerage house headquartered in Waukee, Iowa, has appointed Quinton Leith as Chief Strategic Investment Officer. In his new role, Leith will be responsible for evaluating existing relationships and assessing the company’s geographic footprint to identify underserved locations where Holmes Murphy could further expand its business. Leith brings over a …

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APCIA praises federal government’s initiative to modernize building codes

APCIA Praises Federal Government’s Initiative To Modernize Building Regulations

According to the federal announcement, modern building codes and standards offer a selection of smart design and construction methods that “can save lives, reduce property damage and lower energy bills,” through things like hurricane-resistant roofing, proper insulation, fire-retardant materials, and Lake. “With extreme weather events threatening millions of homes each year and taking a greater …

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Marsh McLennan Agency swoops for New England firm

Marsh McLennan Agency Hunts Down New England Firm

Marsh McLennan Agency (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh, has announced the acquisition of Maine-based Clark Insurance. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Founded in 1931, Clark Insurance is a full-service agency that provides business insurance, employee health and benefits, and private customer services to individuals and businesses. The company, headquartered …

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More than 90% of insurers implement ESG considerations – report

More than 90% of insurers implement ESG considerations – report

More than 90% of insurers have implemented environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in their investment process, and 80% have implemented them in the past two years, according to a new industry survey by Conning, a global investment management firm. The report, ESG – The Companies Speak: Insights from Conning’s ESG Survey of …

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Hub International acquires Maryland-based broker Sandy Spring Insurance

Hub International acquires Maryland-based broker Sandy Spring Insurance

Sandy Spring Insurance is a subsidiary of Sandy Spring Bank; it offers customers a range of both personal and commercial insurance, including home, auto and marine insurance. Sandy Spring Bank itself was founded in 1868. Upon completion of the transaction, the Sandy Spring Insurance team will join Hub Mid-Atlantic. “We are excited to welcome the …

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