Risk Enterprise Management (REM), a provider of property and casualty third-party administration (TPA) services, has appointed Michael Ebert as vice president, programs, effective from March 15, 2010.

In his new role, Mr Ebert will lead the company’s program segment practice, having responsibility for program development, sales, analytics and service quality. He will report to Mike Riney, president and CEO.

Mr Ebert joins REM from PMA Group, where he led corporate development of PMA’s Program segment as program development manager since 1999.

Mr Riney, said: “Although REM has long supported the Program segment of the insurance business, this appointment marks a major step forward in becoming a leading provider of quality TPA services that are tailored to meet the needs of Program Administrators, MGAs, carriers and their policyholders.”