Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) News

Worldwide Broker Network Names Beecher Carlson’s Collins as CEO

The Worldwide Broker Network (WBN), a global network of independent insurance and benefits brokers, has appointed Olga Collins as chief executive officer. Collins succeeds Francie Starnes, who will serve as CEO Emeritus through 2021. Collins joins WBN from its member …

Price Forbes’ Gilmore Appointed Chairman of Worldwide Broker Network

The Worldwide Broker Network has appointed Price Forbes Executive Director Alex Gilmore as chairman. Gilmore previously served as WBN’s Treasurer. He takes over the voluntary position of chairman from Jim Watt of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, who will continue …

World Broker Network Adds CEO of Hong Kong-Based Pacific Prime to Board

Neil Raymond, founder and CEO of Pacific Prime Insurance Brokers, has recently joined the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) as a board member. Founded in 1999, Hong Kong-based Pacific Prime serves more than 4,000 corporate clients from 175 countries worldwide, the …

UK Broker Group BIBA Forms Agreement with WBN to Help EU Clients After Brexit

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has formed an agreement with the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) so that BIBA’s UK-based brokers are introduced to WBN’s EU-based brokers — thereby enabling continuity for BIBA members’ EU clients after Brexit. WBN has …

Worldwide Broker Network Names Gambonini as Global P/C Consultant

The Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) announced the appointment of Antoinette “Toni” Gambonini as global property & casualty consultant. In this role, Gambonini will work with WBN member companies on six continents in the areas of cross-border training, new business opportunities …

Worldwide Broker Network Appoints CEO of Mojumdar & Co. as New Board Member

The Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) announced the appointment of Larry Mojumdar, CEO of Mojumdar & Co. Ltd., of Tokyo, to its board of directors. Mojumdar & Co. was established in 1955 in Tokyo. The company sells insurance products to both …

Lloyd’s Broker AFL Creates Property Practice, Led by Crouch from Lockton

Lloyd’s broker AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd (AFL) announced the appointment of Neil Crouch to lead its new wholesale property practice. Previously head of broking at Lockton, Crouch will pioneer the company’s expansion in the property market, initially focusing on North …

Lloyd’s Broker AFL Creates Energy Practice Led by Quick & Pearce from Tysers

AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. (AFL) has created an energy practice headed by London market broking professionals Dominic Quick and Simon Pearce. AFL’s energy practice will serve both AFL’s clients and customers from other independent brokers connected to AFL through the …

Worldwide Broker Network Adds Members in Germany, Croatia

Worldwide Broker Network (WBN)* announced the addition of two members in Germany and Croatia, bringing the network of independent insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firms to 109 in 101 countries. Based on combined annual member revenues, WBN said it …

Ascoma International Group Joins Worldwide Broker Network

Worldwide Broker Network has announced that Ascoma Group has joined the fully integrated WBN network of independent insurance brokers and employee benefits consultants, “which now counts 96 member firms in 101 countries on 6 continents, as well as 8 Associate …