Data firm Verisk Analytics has appointed Bill Churney as president of its AIR Worldwide risk modeling business. Churney had been serving as AIR’s chief operating officer.

Bill Churney, AIR Worldwide
Bill Churney, AIR Worldwide

Churney succeeds Ming Lee, who retired as AIR president Jan. 1, 2016, concluding a 20-year career at AIR Worldwide. Lee will continue at AIR until June 2016 in a nonexecutive role.

Churney joined AIR in 2002 as senior vice president and has been chief operating officer since July 2013. In that role, he was responsible for overseeing strategic direction and company operations for product management, software product development, global business development, marketing, consulting and client service activities.

Before joining AIR, Churney worked in product management and operations management, including at McMaster-Carr and Charles River Associates.

Source: Verisk Analytics