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Connecticut’s Paragon Insurance Holdings Hires Petersen

Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC (Paragon), an Avon, Conn.-based national multi-line specialty managing general agent, has hired Andrew Petersen to the Paragon executive management team as regional president and executive vice president of reinsurance operations.

In his new role, Petersen will report to Paragon CEO Ron Ganiats.

Prior to joining Paragon, Petersen was chief corporate development officer of Atlas General Holdings LLC, a San Diego, Calif.-based general agency.

Earlier in his career, Petersen also held senior positions at reinsurance intermediaries Guy Carpenter & Company LLC, and Collins, where he focused on workers’ compensation and general agency-based reinsurance placements.

Formed in 2014, Paragon provides opportunities to retail agents, insurance carriers, reinsurers and vendor partners.

Source: Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC