Massachusetts’ XS Brokers Announces New Executive Leadership Structure

September 25, 2019

XS Brokers (XSB), an independent insurance underwriting and wholesale brokerage group, has announced a new executive leadership structure.

Eric Wirkus has been promoted to president, effective immediately. XSB Former President Adam Devine will become CEO.

“The following changes come as XSB experiences well over a decade of proven growth, expansion and profits,” Devine said in a company press release. “This new structure enhances XSB’s ability to execute on product expansion, operational efficiencies and growth strategies and strengthen our ability to meet the ongoing needs of our clients and trading partners.”

Wirkus has been with XSB for eleven years and has more than 23 years of insurance related experience including credit analysis and marketing and production roles.

Gretchen Jackman has also been promoted to chief operating officer (COO). Jackman joined XSB in March of 2010. As a member of the senior management team, Jackman is responsible for overseeing Corporate Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology and setting policy and procedure. She has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, with a background in claims, book management and accounting.

Additionally, Tony Constanzo has been promoted to chief markets officer (CMO) in the Binding Markets division. As CMO and a member of XSB’s senior management team, Constanzo is responsible for carrier relationships, developing strategic alliances and mentoring underwriting staff. He has worked in the E&S insurance industry since 1991.

XSB is an independent binding authority and wholesale brokerage group headquartered in Massachusetts. With offices throughout the Northeast and Southeast, XSB is a full-service insurance group providing coverage solutions exclusively to retail agents and brokers.

Source: XS Brokers Insurance Agency

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