Burns and Wilcox News


Burns & Wilcox Announces New Golf Sponsorship with Former U.S. Open Winner Webb Simpson, and Extends Deal with PGA Champion Jimmy Walker

Farmington Hills, Mich. (January 12, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, today officially announced a new golf sponsorship deal with 2012 U.S. Open winner Webb Simpson, along with an extension of its sponsorship of PGA champion Jimmy Walker. Walker will continue to wear the Burns & Wilcox…

Forgotten Harvest Receives $40,000 Donation from Nationwide Private Client and Burns & Wilcox

Forgotten Harvest received a $40,000 donation from Nationwide Private Client and Burns & Wilcox to help relieve hunger and prevent nutritious food waste in Metropolitan Detroit. Nationwide donated $18,627 through their Partners in Giving program and Burns & Wilcox contributed $21,373 through employee donations, a Kaufman family donation, and a company match. Private Client is…

H.W. Kaufman Financial Group Promotes 18 Executive Leaders During the Annual Kaufman Leadership Meeting

H.W. Kaufman Financial Group and Burns & Wilcox today publicly announced executive leadership promotions that were revealed during the annual 2016 Kaufman Leadership Meeting on November 4, 2016. Each Fall, executives are invited to the Kaufman Leadership Meeting to celebrate their accomplishments, plan for the future, and hear unique perspectives from internal and industry experts….

Exclusive Cyber Program from Burns & Wilcox

In 2015, victims paid upwards of $24 million to ransomware criminals. This year, ransomware is on pace to be a $1 billion criminal industry, demonstrating a 40-fold increase in just one year. Unfortunately, many cyber insurance policies do not offer adequate coverage for ransomware or other evolving perils. Burns & Wilcox now offers an exclusive…

Burns & Wilcox Wins Advertising Award for Creative Excellence in Video

Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 9, 2016) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading privately-held specialty insurance wholesaler, announced today that its video series with top PGA pro golfer Jimmy Walker has received a bronze 2016 Telly Award for creative excellence. The series of videos were focused on providing golf tips and designed to improve a…

Mid-market, HNW join Fortune 1000 in purchasing KRE insurance in increasingly global world

Several years ago the demand for Kidnap, Ransom and Extortion (KRE) insurance was driven by increases in reported kidnappings, with many more going reported. Today, kidnappings remain a large concern and still many—as many as 80 percent—go unreported but demand for KRE products may result more from globalization than headline-grabbing incidents.