International insurance organization Ryan Specialty Group announced the hiring of Michael Blackshear as a senior vice president and global chief compliance officer.

Blackshear, who will be based at the company’s Chicago headquarters, joins RSG with over 27 years of financial service and executive experience in compliance and risk management. His previous position was with Chubb Insurance Group, where he served as the North America chief compliance officer, developing and maintaining their North American compliance program.

Prior to his time with Chubb, Blackshear held various leadership roles with Marsh & McLennan Companies, focusing on compliance and government affairs. Before joining Marsh, he held compliance and risk management advisory roles for both KPMG and PwC. He began his insurance career as an underwriter for Continental Insurance Company and then as a casualty broker with Alexander & Alexander Insurance Brokerage Firm.