Michigan-based H.W. Kaufman Financial Group announced that Daniel J. Kaufman has been promoted to senior vice president and appointed to its board of directors.
He represents the third generation of Kaufman family leadership, following his late grandfather, Herbert W. Kaufman, who founded the company in 1969 and his father, Alan Jay Kaufman, who serves as chairman, president and CEO.
Daniel Kaufman currently oversees operations at the Burns & Wilcox Chicago office. As senior vice president, H.W. Kaufman Financial Group and Burns & Wilcox, Kaufman’s daily responsibilities include working closely with the organization’s corporate headquarters in Detroit as well as other Midwestern offices. In addition, he will be active in the company’s London operations.
As the newest member of the board, he will assume a greater role across the company’s global offices and strengthen his focus on recruitment and talent development both within Kaufman and the broader insurance industry. Daniel Kaufman was instrumental in developing Kaufman’s internal emerging leaders program.
He currently serves on several corporate, civic and advisory boards including those of the City of Hope National Insurance Industry Council, Midwest Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, Association of Lloyd’s Brokers, Metro Chicago Hillel and the Kaufman Family Foundation.
Source: H.W. Kaufman Financial Group