H.W. Kaufman Group News

H.W. Kaufman Group Acquires Chile-Based Prospect Brokers

U.S.-based specialty insurance corporation H.W. Kaufman Group announced its expansion into South America through the acquisition of Prospect Brokers Chile, based in Santiago, Chile. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. As a result of the acquisition, Prospect Brokers …

H.W. Kaufman Expands in Europe, Adding Amsterdam Office, London Healthcare Unit

U.S.-based specialty insurance firm H.W. Kaufman Group is expanding within Continental Europe through the opening of a new office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and the addition of a specialty healthcare insurance team in London. The new H.W. Kaufman Group Europe …

Kaufman, Burns & Wilcox Promote 16 Including Heckman to New Positions

H.W. Kaufman Group and its wholesale insurance broker subsidiary Burns & Wilcox announced promotions of 16 associates across nine locations in the United States and Canada during a virtual company event in November. One of the most prominent promotions was …

RB Jones Marine Adds Ocean Cargo Product, Hires Great American’s Gambino

RB Jones Marine, a business unit of H.W. Kaufman Group that focuses on the commercial marine and excess energy space, has launched an Ocean Cargo Stock Throughput Product in partnership with Atain Insurance Companies. RB Jones has also added John …

Wholesale Broker H.W. Kaufman Finalizes Purchase of UK’s Barbican Protect

H.W. Kaufman Group announced the closing of its acquisition of Barbican Protect Ltd., effective March 3. Barbican Protect, an MGA that specializes in commercial property, casualty, financial lines and marine across the United Kingdom, joins the Kaufman family of companies …

UK MGA Node International Names Lefchik as Director, Cyber Risk for North America

H.W. Kaufman Group, the Farmington Hills, Mich.-based wholesale broker and managing general agent, announced the expansion of Node International’s North American presence with the addition of Matthew Lefchik, who joins Node as director, Cyber Risk Management Services. In the new …

H.W. Kaufman Adds Lefchik to Expand Node International in North America

H.W. Kaufman Group, a global network of companies, has expanded Node International’s North American presence with the addition of Matthew Lefchik. Lefchik joins Node International as director, Cyber Risk Management Services. As director, Lefchik manages Node’s growth across North America, …

Wholesale Broker H.W. Kaufman Acquires UK MGA Barbican Protect

H.W. Kaufman Group, the Farmington Hills, Mich.-based wholesale broker and managing general agent, announced the acquisition of Barbican Protect Ltd., as part of its continued expansion into the UK market, subject to regulatory approval. Purchased from Barbican Insurance Group for …

Kaufman Group, Burns & Wilcox Promote 23 Associates Including D’Antoni

Global insurance services firm H.W. Kaufman Group and its subsidiary Burns & Wilcox, a North American wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, have announced numerous leadership promotions. Twenty-three insurance industry associates across 15 locations in the United States and Canada …

Michigan’s H.W. Kaufman Group Hires Fusinski as Chief Information Officer

H.W. Kaufman Group has added Richard S. Fusinski to its executive team as chief information officer. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Detroit/Farmington Hills, Michigan. Fusinski will set and oversee strategy for information technology at Kaufman while …