Peachtree Special Risk Brokers, LLC Names Erik Halvorsen as Senior Vice President
DAYTONA BEACH, FL and TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 05/07/12 -- Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO), together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Peachtree Special Risk Brokers, LLC (collectively, the "Company"), today announced that Erik Halvorsen has been named Senior Vice President for Peachtree Special Risk Brokers and will also serve as the Healthcare Practice Group Leader for the Brown & Brown Wholesale Brokerage Division.
Anthony Strianese, Regional President of Brown & Brown, Inc., stated, "Erik's strong market relationships and industry experience will continue to be an asset to our Wholesale Casualty Operations. Erik's talent and leadership are key to our wholesale expansion to retailers in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast."
Mr. Halvorsen's focus will be the expansion of the Wholesale Casualty Brokerage footprint in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Mr. Halvorsen earned his BS in Finance from Drexel University. He brings to Peachtree more than 20 years of industry experience as an underwriter and as a wholesale broker.
Peachtree Special Risk Brokers, LLC, headquartered in Stockbridge, Georgia, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., which is ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the United States' seventh largest independent intermediary.
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Anthony Strianese Regional President Brown & Brown, Inc. (770) 506-2424
Source: Brown & Brown, Inc.