Canal Insurance Hires Timothy J. Hogan as Chief Administrative Officer

Dec 15, 2010, 10:17 ET from Canal Insurance Company

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- David J. Firstenberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canal Insurance Company, announced today that Timothy J. Hogan has joined Canal as Chief Administrative Officer.  

Mr. Hogan holds a B.A. degree from Seton Hall University and has completed graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  With more than 25 years of progressive management experience, Mr. Hogan has held several senior management roles at USF&G (now Travelers Insurance) and Zurich Financial Services Group.  Most recently, Mr. Hogan served as a Managing Director for Boyden World Corporation, one of the largest global executive search firms, leading their Insurance Leadership Search practice.

"We are very pleased to have Tim in this important role," said Mr. Firstenberg. "At Canal, Tim will work to align and integrate Canal's culture, operations and technology with our changing business model.  Tim will lead this transformation through collaborating with our senior business leaders and by learning our business from end to end."

Established in 1939 and headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Canal Insurance Company is recognized in the industry as a stable, responsive and financially strong insurer of commercial trucking operations. For more information, please visit

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