Burns & Wilcox named John J. Karl as the Overland Park, Kansas branch manager.
Karl will lead an expanding Burns & Wilcox office that specializes in solutions for hard-to-place risks. While he will be based in Overland Park, his office also serves Missouri and Oklahoma.
Karl comes to Burns & Wilcox after more than a decade with Zurich. Most recently Karl served as vice president, responsible for the marketing and brokerage of wholesale insurance products to a network of more than 215 producers.
Burns & Wilcox is a member of the Kaufman Financial Group, which also includes Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, Burns & Wilcox Canada, Burns & Wilcox Re, Chesterfield Insurance Brokers Ltd. of London, R.B. Jones, Royal Premium, US-Reports, and Minuteman Adjusters.