Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Commercial Markets strategic business, Boston, Mass., has launched a single online portal for brokers, agents and buyers to manage all of their commercial insurance accounts.
Through the new portal, users can:
- Access powerful risk management tools – from Liberty Mutual’s RISKTRAC risk information management system to the insurer’s online claims reporting tool;
- Use online folders to securely share key information;
- Review specialized loss control resources from Liberty Mutual, including the latest safety research, training materials, OSHA-compliance information and self-assessment tools;
- Find Liberty Mutual contacts, the latest company news, case studies, webinars and newsletters.
“We launched VantagePort to give brokers, agents and buyers easy access to the information and resources needed to manage all of their accounts with our Commercial Markets unit,” notes Richard Marko, senior vice president, manager, Commercial Markets Strategic Services. “VantagePort also offers intuitive, time-saving navigation and one-click access to our most frequently used tools.”
In other industry news:
Investment Management Consultants Association, Denver, Colo., has hired Jill Ladouceur as director of creative services. In this role, she will lead marketing, production and design efforts and report to Ian MacKenzie, IMCA’s deputy executive director of operations.
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Since 1983, Ladouceur worked as a full-time employee and independent contractor for the Financial Planning Association and the Institute of Certified Financial Planners. For more than a decade, Ladouceur has served as editor of The Standard, published by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. Ladouceur is certified as a webmaster by the National Association of Communication Systems Engineers, and has operated her own design and association consulting business. She earned a BSBA in marketing from Regis University in Denver.
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Minneapolis, Minn., has named Paul Salm as the new assistant vice president of Compensation for Human Resources. In this role, Salm will be responsible for compensation and employee recognition to support client and business strategies. Salm will also manage compensation programs for more than 4,800 employees across Allianz of America, which includes Allianz Life and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. He will report to Mike Hope, vice president of HR Services for Allianz of America.
Before this promotion, Salm was a senior director in HR where he advised leaders on implementing organizational change and provided consultation on recruiting strategies, leadership development, executive integration and compensation design. Prior to that, he served as a senior HR manager for CUNA Mutual Group out of Madison, Wis. He was also a HR manager for JDS Uniphase Corporation based in San Jose, Calif. Before that, Salm held a position as vice president of HR, Finance, and Administration for N.L. Barnes Construction Co., Inc. in San Francisco.
Salm received his Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering graduating with distinction from Stanford University where he also earned a Master’s degree in industrial engineering. Salm holds multiple certifications including Senior Professional in Human Resources, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator administration, and ProSci Change Management Program. He is also a member in the Society for Human Resource Management and received a NASA Space Act Award for original training software.