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GuideOne Insurance has elected Todd C. Hart and Robert P. Hartwig to the company’s board of directors to serve three-year terms. Hart is the former CEO of Narragansett Bay Insurance Company. Hartwig is a clinical associate professor of finance at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina.

Michael van der Straaten will be appointed as acting CEO after current CEO Gunther Saacke informed the board of directors of Qatar Re of his intention to step down as CEO and executive director of the company at the next board meeting, scheduled for March. Straaten is currently the chief underwriting officer for long tail and specialty classes.

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