Massachusetts-based Insurance Recovery Group (IRG) is planning to launch Insurance Subrogation Group (ISG), a new division which will be dedicated to providing subrogation services for commercial and personal auto insurance (PIP and uninsured), workers compensation and property insurance.

The services of the ISG will include first notice of loss programs in addition to second look/closed file reviews, overflow services and arbitration submissions on a national level. IRG has also named the team for ISG.

John Connolly has been appointed as president of ISG. Previously, Mr Connolly was a commodity broker on The New York Board and senior advisor for several hedge funds specializing in commodity risk management. He has served as COO and CFO of other subrogation operations.

Neil Salters joins as COO. He has experience in designing and managing insurance company and subrogation operations, held senior positions at Continental, CNA and GAN North America, and was a senior trial partner of his own law firm.

Mark Nevils, senior vice president of national director of claims and subrogation. He is an attorney experienced in property and casualty subrogation and recovery business including auditing, investigation, and litigation. He currently oversees IRG’s client recovery in multiple jurisdictions.

Candace LaChapelle, vice president of business development. Ms LaChapelle has experience in operational management and marketing of workers compensation and recovery related services. LaChapelle currently manages all marketing operations for IRG.

David Jollin, president and CEO of IRG, said: The new division will expand on IRG’s core competency, which is identifying, investigating, and recovering claims dollars through legal and regulatory processes.