People Moves: Maxwell Managing Director at Markel Specialty; Bouvier Hired as Compre Claims Director; Sensa Taps Brown as COO
Markel Promotes Maxwell to Managing Director, Commercial Excess Wholesale
Markel Corporation has appointed Sarah Maxwell managing director, commercial excess wholesale, for the Markel Specialty division.
Maxwell joined Markel in 2009 and most recently served as senior director, commercial excess casualty wholesale for Markel Specialty. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and has held various leadership roles within the commercial excess casualty wholesale product line. Maxwell is based in Markel’s Glen Allen, Virginia, office.
Compre Appoints Bouvier as North American Claims Director
Compre has appointed claims veteran Bill Bouvier as claims director, North America. Bouvier will be based in Compre’s Connecticut office and will lead the North American claims team in managing Compre’s portfolio, including technical oversight of third-party administrators and vendors and managing customer experience.
Bouvier brings more than 30 years of direct and reinsurance claims experience to Compre and joins from RiverStone where, for the past eight years, he was vice president and director of assumed reinsurance claims. He also served as vice president and director of reinsurance and direct claims at R&Q Re and has held senior roles at The Hartford and Nationwide Indemnity Company.
Veteran Insurance Leader Brown Joins Sensa as Chief Operating Officer
Sensa, the first proactive insurance, appointed Steven Brown – formerly of Allstate and AAA – as chief operating officer. Sensa’s offerings includes automatic accident detection and real-time help with every policy. Austin, Texas-based Sensa has been operating in Illinois and Ohio since February.
With over 35 years of experience in every aspect of P&C insurance, Brown is uniquely qualified to grow Sensa’s operations. His background includes leadership roles in distribution, claims, underwriting, product management, service, processing, reinsurance and pricing.