GNY Insurance Companies has appointed Travis MacMillian as president and COO.

With more than 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, Mr MacMillian joins Greater New York (GNY) Insurance Companies from OneBeacon Insurance Group, where he recently served a vice president of commercial lines.

Mr MacMillian began his career with Commercial Union, and CGU Insurance Company, the predecessor of OneBeacon Insurance Group, as an underwriter trainee and moved ahead throughout the hierarchy of the company to his last position of vice president of commercial lines.

Warren Heck, chairman and CEO of GNY Insurance Companies, said: We are very pleased to have Mr MacMillian join GNY in this leadership position. His extensive marketing, sales and business development, as well as his involvement in OneBeacon’s successful expansion program throughout the country will be a great asset to GNY as we continue to expand our territories.