Canal Insurance announces leadership overhaul

Commercial auto insurer promotes executives to fill in leadership roles

Canal Insurance announces leadership overhaul

Motor & Fleet

By Lyle Adriano

Canal Insurance president and CEO Paul Brocklebank has revealed that the company’s board of directors has elected new leaders.

Jarrell “JL” Hall, who was previously assistant vice-president of marketing and business development, has been promoted to vice-president, chief underwriting officer. According to a release, Hall “will be responsible for the overall development and implementation of strategy, business plans, expense management, goals and results in the company’s underwriting business units.”

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Hall joined Canal in December 2014 and has more than 25 years of diverse insurance industry experience, including underwriting roles at Chubb and CNA insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and Public Relations. Hall also has a Certified Professional Insurance Agent designation and a certification in marketing strategy from Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Christopher Greene, previously vice-president, secretary and general counsel, is promoted to senior vice-president. He also takes on the additional role of chief claims officer.

Greene was associated with Canal as far back as January 2009 and has served as primary legal counsel for the company across all areas, including claims. Prior to this role, he was general counsel for an AIG division, corporate counsel to Progressive Insurance, and a trial attorney for Gaines, Wolter & Kinney, P.C. Greene has been admitted to a number of state and federal bars since 1995 and is a graduate of the University of Alabama’s School of Law.

“Given both Chris and JL’s broad-based industry experience and their track record of success at Canal, we are very excited to have both gentlemen take on these very important leadership roles,” commented Brocklebank on the promotions.

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