Olga Collins, Multinational Practice Leader, Appointed to Worldwide Broker Network Board of Directors

May 20, 2019

ATLANTA (May 20, 2019) – Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC (“Beecher Carlson”), a specialized large account insurance broker, announces the appointment of their Multinational Practice Leader, Olga Collins, to the Worldwide Broker Network’s (WBN) Board of Directors.

With a global reach of international correspondents in more than 100 countries, WBN is the largest, fully-integrated international network of independent insurance brokers and the fourth largest of all broker networks. Working with WBN members across the globe, Beecher Carlson’s Multinational Practice addresses customers’ in-country needs and increases the efficiency of complex, global programs.

“It is an honor to join the WBN’s Board of Directors and to represent a network dedicated to global collaboration,” said Collins. Joe Siech, Chief Executive Officer of Beecher Carlson stated, “Beecher Carlson is proud to be associated with WBN – an organization that celebrates innovation and shares our values for superior customer service.” “Olga’s accomplishments in international insurance, strong client engagement, and her natural leadership style make her a strong addition to the WBN board,” adds Francie Starnes, WBN’s CEO.

As Beecher Carlson’s Multinational Practice Leader, Collins coordinates efforts across all product groups to meet the needs of the Company’s multinational customers. She was instrumental in the development of the practice, strengthening its reputation throughout the market with her extensive experience and international market knowledge. Responsible for managing multinational broker and customer relationships, Collins continues to guide Beecher Carlson’s efforts as it navigates the constantly evolving multinational market.

Prior to joining Beecher Carlson in 2014, Olga spent more than 14 years at UPS where among other positions she served as risk manager, responsible for managing the global property, international casualty, excess liability, employment practices liability, and various other programs as well as multinational merger and acquisition related activities. In this role, she managed global and local insurance placements in more than 220 countries.

About Beecher Carlson

Beecher Carlson is a large account risk management broker that values depth of industry and product knowledge. Operating as a single profit center organized by specialization allows your service team to be structured based on what is best for customer’s business rather than geographic convenience. We go beyond one off transactions and utilize advanced analytics on every program. By quantifying the effects each decision will have on a company’s risk profile, we take the mystery out of buying insurance. This allows us to manage the largest cost of risk – retained losses. Execution on analytical findings is our true differentiator in mitigating losses and affecting process changes. Our collective success is earned by creating the ideal risk management solution for our customers. For more information, go to www.beechercarlson.com.

Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO), Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) is a leading insurance brokerage firm, providing risk management solutions to individuals and businesses. With Brown & Brown’s 80 years of proven success and thousands of teammates, we offer knowledge you can trust and strive to deliver superior customer service. For more information, please visit bbinsurance.com.

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