Steven Hunke, ACAS, has been appointed to the position of department actuary in the newly expanded data and actuarial science department at Distinguished Programs. Hunke previously worked at Zurich, where he spent 10 years on supporting the organization’s programs businesses.
Bruce Gifford, FCAS, has been appointed to the newly created role of chief data and analytics officer at the Travelers Companies. Gifford previously served as senior vice president and chief actuary for the company’s bond and specialty insurance segment, while also leading the enterprise business intelligence and analytics function.
Amy DeHart, FCAS, has been appointed to vice president-chief actuarial officer at Wisconsin-based SECURA Insurance. DeHart joined SECURA’s actuarial team in 2000 and oversees the company’s pricing, reserving, strategic planning and related functions.
Gregory Kushnir, FCAS, has been appointed to senior vice president and chief actuary at AmeriTrust Group. Kushnir joined AmeriTrust in February 2018.
Julia Chu, FCAS, has been appointed to the newly created position of chief global ceded reinsurance officer at Markel Corporation. Prior to joining Markel, Chu served at reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter as managing director of strategic advisory.
Elizabeth Mitchell, FCAS, has been appointed to the board of directors at Selective Insurance Group. Mitchell was a former president and chief executive officer of Renaissance Reinsurance.
Marc Grandisson, FCAS, has been promoted to president and chief executive officer at Bermudian reinsurer Arch Capital Group. He has also been appointed to its board of directors. Prior to his current role, Grandisson was president and chief operations officer with the same company.
Douglas Min, ACAS, has been appointed the office of president and chief executive officer of American International Group Korea. Min has over 20 years of experience in the field and joined AIG in June 2014. He has previously served senior roles at Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance and Gen Re.
Susan Rivera, FCAS, has joined Tokio Marine as executive vice president and chief operations officer. Rivera was a founding shareholder of V3 Insurance Partners in Newtown, Pennsylvania from 2009 to earlier this year.