Tokio Marine HCC promoted a number of executives within its Specialty Group. GEICO promoted an up-and-coming executive on the East Coast.


Tokio Marine HCC promoted a number of executives within its Specialty Group, a division that provides specialized insurance products for the sports, entertainment and travel industries.

Under the newly solidified management structure, three veteran members of Tokio Marine HCC – Specialty Group have been promoted. Sean Curtin, president of the Specialty Group, has assumed the additional role of chief underwriting officer – contingency. Brendon Bruner has been named chief underwriting officer – disability, and Philip Hall has been named head of reinsurance for Specialty and will remain the managing director of Specialty Group’s London operations.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Tokio Marine HCC is a specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe.


The GEICO board of directors promoted Jeremy Connor to vice president of the company’s regional office in Buffalo, N.Y., and claims office in Marlton, N.J.

Connor served as assistant vice president of claims in Buffalo since 2016. He began his GEICO career in 1995 as a part-time claims information center associate at the company’s Woodbury, N.Y., regional office. He then became a full-time claims service representative and held positions of increasing responsibility over the coming years.

Connor was elected a GEICO officer in 2012, when he was named assistant vice president of claims at the Fredericksburg, Va., regional office. In 2014, he assumed that same title at GEICO’s Lakeland, Fla., regional office.

Sources: Tokio Marine HCC, GEICO

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