Farmington Hills, Mich.-based H.W.Kaufman Financial Group has appointed WayneBates president of Atain Insurance Cos. and corporatesenior vice president of Kaufman Financial Group. He joins fromCanopius U.S. Insurance, where he served as president for eightyears.

Bermuda-based global specialist insurer Hiscoxhas named Bryan Falchuk head of Claimsfor its Hiscox USA business unit. Based in Atlanta, Falchukreplaces Nicole Goodwin, who was appointed chief underwritingofficer this past summer. Prior to joining Hiscox, Bryan heldseveral senior roles in insurance and as a consultant with firms,including Liberty Mutual and McKinsey.

Dayton, Ohio-based national insurance provider and programadministrator Norman-Spencer Agency Inc.announced the addition of Jodie Organisciak asconcrete senior underwriter and the promotion of JasonNorman to recreational marine senior underwriter.

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Trudy Knockless

Trudy Knockless is a reporter on ALM Media's Business of Law desk.  She has a background serving legal and insurance publications. Contact her at [email protected] or on LinkedIn at Trudy Knockless.