OneBeacon Surety Group Announces U.S. Leadership Appointments, Expanded Capacity

OneBeacon Surety Group today announced changes to the roles and responsibilities of members of its U.S. leadership team. In addition, it is now offering up to $250,000,000 in aggregate surety bond capacity for qualifying clients

Building upon his 25 years of Surety industry experience and his strong leadership of OneBeacon Surety Group, Chad Anderson has been named Head of North American Surety. Chad will lead Surety teams across the U.S. and Canada, who will continue to operate in their local markets as OneBeacon and Intact Insurance, respectively.

Additionally, John Guglielmo has been appointed Head of U.S. Commercial Surety and Michael Seff has been appointed Chief Underwriting Officer for Commercial Surety in North America. Both will continue reporting directly to Mr. Anderson.

Read the full announcement on onebeaconsurety.com.

Accident & Health on the Road to San Francisco!

Julie Bobak and Christy Vago are in San Francisco this week for the second annual Hint Summit. This event brings together those pioneering the Direct Care movement, and provides a platform to share thoughts and experiences with attendees from a variety of fields through a combination of presentations, breakout sessions and networking opportunities.

We are looking forward to attending this event, learning more and meeting those already working with this model.

See You in Chicago! OneBeacon Hosting Open House on June 13!

Chicago partners! We appreciate your business and the relationship you have with us. We hope you’ll join us at our open house on Wednesday, June 13 from 3-6pm at the Rooftop at Parlor Pizza Bar located on 108 North Green Street in Chicago.

Enjoy appetizers, cocktails and the opportunity to connect with colleagues and make new contacts. Meet OneBeacon underwriting teams from:

  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Financial Services
  • Government Risks
  • Inland Marine
  • Healthcare
  • Management Liability
  • Technology

Register today! We look forward to seeing you on the 13th!

Government Risks Exhibiting at 2018 National PRIMA Conference

OneBeacon Government Risks (OBGR) is attending the Public Risk Management Association’s (PRIMA) 2018 Annual Conference, June 3-6, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

If you’re attending the conference, stop by Booth #409 during exhibit hall hours to meet representatives from the team. Additionally, OBGR will lead an educational seminar entitled,  Caught on Video: Employers, Municipalities and Trial by Social Media.

For more details about the conference, visit the event website at conference.primacentral.org .

Healthcare Group is Attending This Week’s DATIA Conference

The Healthcare Group’s Sarah Logue, SVP and Medical Facilities Division Leader, is in New Orleans this week for the annual Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) Conference. This conference provides a great forum to hear about the latest information on regulatory affairs, ethics, safety and the business practices critical to the success of these types of organizations. If you’re headed there this week, the latest issue DATIA Focus magazine will be available, which features the article titled, “Enterprise Risk Management Strategies for Drug and Alcohol Testing Organizations” written by Patricia Hughes, SVP of Healthcare Risk Management.

Spring Start-Up Checklist

We’re halfway through spring—but that doesn’t mean you should only halfway prep your boat this season.  Before getting back on the water, there are some important steps you should take to ensure you boat is seaworthy and safe. Having a set checklist can be useful to make certain you’re ready to head out on the water.

This month’s boating tip from National Marine Underwriters provides a checklist that captures information for annual boat preparation. Read the full article here and check out other tips and insights at nmu.com and imu.com.

spring-checklist

Government Risks Exhibiting at the 81st Annual Agents Convention

OneBeacon Government Risks is exhibiting at the 81st Annual Agents Convention, May 6th – 8th. The conference is being held in Biloxi, Mississippi at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.

Dave Byrom, AVP Business Development, and Julie Frisbey, Senior Risk Management Field Consultant, will be onsite exhibiting at the conference. Visit us our booth during exhibition hours to say hello!

OneBeacon Financial Services is on the Road!

The Financial Services team is on the move this week! Dave Neumann is at the Nebraska Bankers Association’s 2018 Annual Convention in Omaha. Stop by booth #12 to speak to Dave. Then in Houston, Keith Fruechte and Lisa Phillips are exhibiting at the Texas Bankers Association (TBA) annual convention with Bankers Insurance Agency at booth #412.

While at the TBA convention, Lisa Phillips accepted the Longevity Award. This award is given to companies that have been a convention sponsor for 10 consecutive years. Congratulations to the Financial Services team!

We hope to see you while we’re at these events, and look forward to talking to you about the insurance solutions OneBeacon Financial Services can offer community banks!

OneBeacon Healthcare Group Exhibiting at Regional Risk Management Event

OneBeacon Healthcare Group is excited to exhibit this week at the 28th Annual New England Regional Healthcare Risk Management Conference hosted by the Northern New England Society for Healthcare Risk Management (NNESHRM).  In addition to the educational and networking opportunities available, this conference brings together healthcare risk managers, insurance professionals, attorneys and others in the medical field to talk about emerging issues in healthcare and ways to minimize their potential liability.

Upcoming Government Risks Events

It’s a busy week for OneBeacon Government Risks. If you are in Pennsylvania or Missouri this week, you can catch them at the following events:

April 22-24Rob Loper, Business Development Manager, will be attending the 2018 Government Finance Officers Association of PA Annual Statewide Conference in State College,PA.

April 24-27: We are exhibiting at booth #104 at the 89th Annual West Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association Conference in Frisco, Texas at the Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel and Convention Center. Dave Byrom, AVP Business Development, and Kenny Smith, Risk Control Manager, will be onsite during the conference.