Slideshow Advisers on the move: Willis Towers Watson exec steps down, McNulty and Aikins join HUB International, and more

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  • November 15 2016, 4:30pm EST
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OneAmerica names Aiello regional sales vice president, Milwaukee

Dan Aiello will serve as OneAmerica’s regional sales vice president for the Milwaukee, Wisc., region. He will report to Stephen Lynch. “At OneAmerica, our employee benefits philosophy emphasizes core foundational products as a necessary component of an employee having sufficient financial protection, and that message has resonated with employers who care about the wellness of their workforce,” says Jim McGovern, vice president of employee benefits for OneAmerica. “These high-caliber field professionals understand and embrace our commitment to provide relationship-focused, face-to-face, local service in their respective major markets.”

HUB International names Aikins vice president

HUB International has appointed Mary Aikins to the role of vice president and practice leader of health and performance for the organization’s east region. In this new role, Aikins will be responsible for helping organizations that work with HUB to improve the health and performance of their employees, while improving the health and performance of their company’s bottom line. She will report to Joe Torella, president of employee benefits, east region and be based out of HUB’s Summit, N.J., office. Aikins was formerly with Princeton Healthcare Systems.

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ASPPA names Hochman as 48th president

The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries welcomed Richard A. Hochman (left) as the new president during the Oct. 23 business meeting that kicked off the 2016 ASPPA Annual Conference in National Harbor, Md. Hochman succeeds 2016 ASPPA President Joseph A. Nichols, MSPA. Hochman is the Director of Retirement Plan Consulting Services at Actuarial Systems Corporation.

Joining Hochman as ASPPA Officers for 2017 are President-elect Adam C. Pozek, Vice President James R. Nolan and three news members of the ASPPA Leadership Council: Justin Bonestroo, Robert M. Kaplan, and Frank Porter.

Willis Towers Watson’s Casserley to step down as president and deputy CEO at end of 2016

Willis Towers Watson confirmed that Dominic Casserley, president and deputy CEO, will leave the company when his employment agreement ends on Dec. 31. Casserley joined the Willis Group in January 2013 as CEO, a position he held until January 2016, when Willis and Towers Watson merged and he took on his present position. During the three years when Casserley was CEO, the total return to Willis shareholders was 58%.

“I have been honored to lead Willis for three years, and to help build Willis Towers Watson this year,” says Casserley. “I have been delighted to work with John Haley and the expanded Willis Towers Watson team to build a unique global advisory, broking and solutions franchise across property & casualty, retirement, healthcare, insurance, investment and talent and rewards markets. I have great confidence that the leadership team will carry Willis Towers Watson forward to new heights. I would like to thank our clients, markets, all my colleagues, board members and shareholders for their enthusiastic support throughout these … years.”

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Davis joins Hermes Law

Insurance and risk legal firm Hermes Law of Dallas has hired Leslie Davis as an attorney. Davis received her juris doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law and is a member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of Mississippi, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Texas, the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The focus of her practice at Hermes Law will be in general litigation, premises liability, products liability, personal injury and commercial litigation.

Collective Health names Hermosillo as senior vice president, sales and customer success

Collective Health has appointed Jeff Hermosillo as senior vice president of sales and customer success. In his role, Hermosillo brings more than 20 years of sales management and customer service experience, including executive leadership roles with the nation’s top managed care organizations including Blue Shield of California, UnitedHealth Group and Kaiser Permanente. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of sales and marketing for Hearst Health’s Milliman Care Guidelines Division and led both its domestic and international sales and marketing functions.

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Collective Health appoints new chief operating officer

Collective Health has appointed Roy Gilbert as chief operating officer. Prior to his hire, Gilbert worked at Google where he led global user operations. Prior to joining Collective Health, Gilbert was an executive in residence with venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and also served as chief executive to two education startups, Learnist and Grockit. He started his career as a lieutenant commander in the Submarine Force for the U.S. Navy.

McNulty named assistant vice president of HUB International

HUB International Northeast has hired Timothy McNulty as an assistant vice president with the employee benefits division. In this role, he will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic employee benefits solutions, focusing on the New Jersey market. He has more than three decades of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, McNulty served as a senior sales executive with MagnaCare in Tinton Falls, N.J. Prior to that, he was a senior sales executive with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey for 27 years.

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One America names Queen regional sales vice president, Charlotte

Nathan Queen has been named the new regional sales vice president for OneAmerica. His field of focus will be Charlotte, N.C. Queen answers to Steven Lynch, who says the division outpaced first half year-over-year goals, and that trend is continuing in the third quarter of 2016. Queen joins other newly hired regional sales directors at OneAmerica, including sales representatives David Kingsford (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) and Matt Cruth (Kansas City, Miss.); senior regional manager Corey Kines (Memphis, Tenn.); and regional director Jed DeGooyer (Denver, CO).

Rodriquez named case administrator of Hermes Law

Insurance and risk legal firm Hermes Law of Dallas has named Maria Rodriguez as a case administrator. She holds an associate’s degree in science from Brookhaven College in Farmers Branch, Texas.

“At Hermes Law, we have a team of problem solvers who utilize technology to achieve superior results and deliver superior service. Adding to our team means finding people with similar attributes, people who are team-oriented, focused, data and facts driven, results-oriented, proactive and humble,” says Dwayne Hermes, founder of Hermes Law.