NU Online News Service, Sept. 17, 11:05 a.m. – KPMG L.L.P., New York, has named Fred Donner to be the insurance industry group leader for its New York Financial Services practice.

Donner, who has worked for KPMG for 20 years and served as a partner there for eight years, will also keep his current office in Hartford.

Donner has a bachelor’s degree from Pace University. He is a licensed accountant in New York and Connecticut, and he is a member of a task force at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York, that develops guidance on purchase accounting for insurance enterprises.