The Missouri Senate recently confirmed Governor Jay Nixon’s selection of John H. Huff to become the next Director of the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration. Huff has sixteen years of insurance experience. For the past few years, he served as a managing director and strategic claims officer and supervised the strategic and emerging claims portfolio at Swiss Re. In July of 2008, Huff was promoted to Swiss Re’s global headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, where he served as the global head of key case management. Before joining Swiss Re, Huff worked for GE Insurance Solutions as a global claims leader from 1998 to 2006. From 2002 to 2004, he led GE Frankona's property claims teams in the Europe and Asia. Prior to joining GE, Huff was an attorney in the insurance practice at Field, Gentry & Benjamin, P.C. in Kansas City.