AmWINS Group News

Crane Named CEO of Specialist Re/insurance Broker THB Group

THB, the specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, announced that Matthew Crane has been named chief executive officer of THB Group and president of the International division of AmWINS Group, Inc., global distributor of specialty insurance products and services. Crane succeeds …

Beazley’s Bernacki Named President of AmWINS Special Risk Underwriters

Global specialty insurance wholesaler AmWINS Group announced that Mark R. Bernacki will join the firm as president of AmWINS Special Risk Underwriters (SRU) and executive vice president of AmWINS Group, effective March 30, 2020. In his role, Bernacki will drive …

Swiss Re’s Kaplan Joins North Carolina-Based AmWINS Group

AmWINS Group, Inc., a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, has named Alex Kaplan executive vice president for Alternative Risk. In his new role, Kaplan will lead a new strategy around the development of parametric solutions and other …

AmWINS, The Flood Insurance Agency Launch Commercial Property Flood Product

AmWINS Group, Inc., in conjunction with its recent acquisition of The Flood Insurance Agency (TFIA), has launched FloodFLEX, a new commercial property flood product designed to eliminate out-of-pocket expenses not covered by traditional flood insurance. FloodFLEX is a policy endorsement …

Alliant to Offer AmWINS Program for Waste Operators, Haulers

AmWINS Group, Inc., a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, has partnered with Alliant Insurance Services to service the needs of waste clients nationwide. Alliant’s WasteAssure clients, come April 1, will have access to coverage through AmWINS Program …

Johnston to Lead AmWINS’ New Atlanta-Based Railroad Practice

AmWINS Group, Inc., a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, has formed a new Railroad practice group. Led by Darron Johnston, the new practice focuses on property coverage and is based out of AmWINS Brokerage of Georgia in …

AmWINS Completes Acquisition of The Flood Insurance Agency of Florida

AmWINS Group, Inc., a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, has completed the acquisition of The Flood Insurance Agency (TFIA), a Florida-based managing general agency that specializes in private market flood insurance. The Flood Insurance Agency, operating as …

AmWINS Launches Social Engineering Crime Insurance Product

AmWINS Group, Inc., a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, has launched a new product designed to protect insureds against social engineering losses while also providing education and risk mitigation services. Losses covered under the new product can …

Petrilli Named President of AmWINS Group’s Underwriting Division

AmWINS Group Inc., the Charlotte, N.C.-based independent wholesale distributor of specialty insurance products, announced that Robert “Bob” Petrilli has been named president of the firm’s underwriting division, effective immediately. AmWINS’ underwriting division offers a variety of P/C programs for specific …

Purviance Takes Helm from DeCarlo at AmWINS; Other Management Changes Take Effect

Scott M. Purviance has officially succeeded M. Steven DeCarlo as the chief executive officer at specialty wholesale broker AmWINS Group. The Charlotte-based brokerage also announced other that management changes have taken effect. AmWINS previewed Purviance’s elevation and the other management …