Wells Fargo Insurance Names David Robertson Managing Director for Atlanta
25-year industry veteran and recognized Power Broker will focus on business and sales growth
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo Insurance, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), has named David Robertson managing director for its Atlanta office. Robertson will lead business development, client service and sales, and cross-sell strategy for the companys insurance operations in Northern Georgia and Tennessee as well as oversee the Employee Benefits, Property & Casualty, and Private Risk Management business segments throughout the region. Based in Atlanta, he will report to Tom Longhta, regional managing director for Wells Fargo Insurance's South region.
"As an Atlanta native and industry veteran, David brings extensive knowledge of both the market and risk-management industry to his role," said Longhta. "Atlanta is a very important market to Wells Fargo Insurance and our customers. Davids experience and leadership will be an asset to our business as we continue to grow and serve the insurance needs of our customers throughout Atlanta.
Named a 2012 Power Broker by Risk and Insurance magazine, Robertson was most recently senior vice president and head of William Gallagher Associates (WGA) Atlanta office, specializing in the healthcare industry. He is a former regional partner at Willis Group Holdings, and senior vice president at Marsh, a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies. Prior to joining the insurance industry, Robertson was a corporate banking officer at Citizens & Southern National bank, and worked for First Atlanta, a predecessor of Wells Fargo (WFC).
Robertson has a bachelors degree in business from the University of Georgia, received his MBA from Georgia State University, and a masters in Health Policy and Management from Emory University.
Wells Fargo Insurances Atlanta office has approximately 164 team members who provide insurance services to small businesses, middle market, large corporate, and high net worth clients throughout the region.
About Wells Fargo Insurance
Wells Fargo Insurance 1 is the fifth largest insurance broker in the world (Business Insurance, 2012). With 127 offices in 37 states, Wells Fargo Insurance provides solutions for a wide range of customers, including retail consumers, high net worth individuals, small businesses, as well as middle market and large corporate customers. The 7,000 insurance professionals of Wells Fargo Insurance write or place $15 billion of risk premiums annually in property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products and also includes the nations largest crop insurance provider, Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS).
About Wells Fargo & Company
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the banks customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortunes 2012 rankings of Americas largest corporations. Wells Fargos vision is to satisfy all our customers financial needs and help them succeed financially.
1 Ranking includes Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc., Wells Fargo Insurance Services of West Virginia, Inc., Wells Fargo Insurance, Inc., and Rural Community Insurance Company
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Source: Wells Fargo & CompanyCopyright Business Wire 2013