Burns and Wilcox News

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Burns & Wilcox Expands Partnership with PGA Golfers Webb Simpson and Jimmy Walker Through Launch of Philanthropic Initiative

Company to Donate Minimum of $50,000 to Support Sponsored Athletes’ Charities Farmington Hills, Mich. (February 12, 2019) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, today announced the launch of its signature philanthropic initiative called Champions & Charities with brand ambassadors Webb Simpson and Jimmy Walker. Through the program and…

Burns & Wilcox Announces Partnership with Cyber Security Company BreachAware

Farmington Hills, Mich. (November 20, 2018) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, announced today an exclusive partnership with London-based BreachAware, a cyber-security company specializing in data breach research and analysis. BreachAware is a proprietary risk mitigation tool that scans the web 24/7 and identifies compromised assets such as…

Burns & Wilcox Expands Partnership with Detroit Red Wings Justin Abdelkader through Community Giving

 Forgotten Harvest Receives $25,000 Donation from Team Burns & Wilcox Farmington Hills, Mich. (October 29, 2018) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, announced an expansion of its sports marketing initiative today with a $25,000 donation to Forgotten Harvest, an Oak Park-based nonprofit that works to donate food to…

Burns & Wilcox Minneapolis Moves to a New, Top Tier Office Space

Tom O’Donnell named Associate Managing Director Minneapolis, MN (August 13, 2018) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, announced today the relocation and expansion of its Minneapolis office, and a newly appointed Associate Managing Director, Tom O’Donnell. The office, which focuses heavily on specialty Commercial and Personal insurance, will…

Burns & Wilcox Adds Environmental Insurance Veteran to New York City Office

New York (July 24, 2018)— Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, today announced the addition of Jeffrey R. Cunningham, Senior Broker, Environmental Insurance, to its 5th Avenue, New York City office. Cunningham previously served in leadership roles at American Risk Management Resources; Hub International; Willis North America; and Marsh;…

Burns & Wilcox Announces Official Sponsorship of Detroit Red Wings Alternate Captain Justin Abdelkader

DETROIT (February 27, 2018) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, today announced its official sponsorship of Justin Abdelkader, alternate captain and left wing of the 11-time Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings. “Justin Abdelkader’s leadership on and off the ice match the distinctive, competitive qualities of the more…

Burns & Wilcox Initiates Inaugural Insurance Partnership for Cybersecurity Education with the Identity Theft Resource Center

DETROIT (December 13, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, recognized throughout the industry for its expertise in Cyber Liability, today announced a partnership with the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). ITRC is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization established to support victims of identity theft. The partnership will provide…

Burns & Wilcox Expands in Los Angeles, Launching Downtown Presence

LOS ANGELES (November 30, 2017) – H.W. Kaufman Group announced today the opening of its newest office in downtown Los Angeles, California for Burns & Wilcox – North America’s leading specialty wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager – and Burns & Wilcox Brokerage – a distinct business unit exclusively focused on large, complex wholesale brokerage….

Burns & Wilcox Unveils Personal Cyber Extortion and Ransom Coverage During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

DETROIT (October 24, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager recognized throughout the industry for its expertise in Professional Cyber Liability, today announced the launch of a new, cutting-edge Personal Cyber insurance endorsement. The coverage includes ransomware and cyber extortion. This endorsement places Burns & Wilcox among the…

Largest Insurance Company in Michigan, H.W. Kaufman Group, Expands to Grand Rapids, Heightens Visibility in Home State

Grand Rapids, Mich. (October 19, 2017) – H.W. Kaufman Group, Michigan’s largest insurance company, announced today the opening of its new office in Grand Rapids, Michigan for Burns & Wilcox – North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager. This comes on the heels of the acquisition of Grand Rapids-based Chlystek & White Insurance…

Burns & Wilcox Announces Second Major Investment in Pennsylvania this Year, Philadelphia Office Expansion

PHILADELPHIA (October 11, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, announced today the relocation and expansion of its Philadelphia office, making its second investment in the state of Pennsylvania this year. This larger space in the metropolitan area gives Burns & Wilcox the ability to double the current…

Michigan’s Largest Insurance Company Burns & Wilcox Becomes Official Partner of the Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT (September 13, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, today officially announced a new partnership deal with Olympia Entertainment and the Detroit Red Wings. As an official partner, the Burns & Wilcox logo will be visible at center ice along with three other major partners at the…

H.W. Kaufman Financial Group Promotes Daniel J. Kaufman to Senior Vice President of Corporate Growth

Promotion will transition Daniel from Chicago to Detroit/Farmington Hills headquarters Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 1, 2017) – H.W. Kaufman Financial Group, Michigan’s largest insurance company according to the 2017 Crain’s Detroit Business list, announced today that Daniel J. Kaufman will assume a broader leadership role as Senior Vice President, Corporate Growth at their company headquarters…

Burns & Wilcox Extends and Expands Golf Sponsorship with Former U.S. Open Winner Webb Simpson

Farmington Hills, Mich. (July 19, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, officially announced today that it will extend and expand their golf sponsorship deal with 2012 U.S. Open winner Webb Simpson. Simpson’s expanded sponsorship with Burns & Wilcox will kick off this week during The 146th Open…

Burns & Wilcox Responds to Double Digit Growth in Pennsylvania with Office Expansion and Plans for Hiring

PITTSBURGH (June 29, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, announced today an increase of its footprint in Pennsylvania with an office move and expansion for its Pittsburgh office to accommodate its growing team and revenue. Burns & Wilcox has relocated its Pittsburgh employee base to the third…

Burns & Wilcox Adds Top Executive to High-Net-Worth Practice

Hires former PURE Associate Vice President, Heather Posner for newly created role LOS ANGELES (May 9, 2017) – Burns & Wilcox, North America’s leading, and largest personal insurance, wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, today announced a top-level addition to its High-Net-Worth practice with the hiring of Heather Posner as Associate Vice President, Director of…

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…