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Danny Kaufman

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Danny Kaufman


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Danny Kaufman is the President of Burns & Wilcox, the globally recognized leader in specialty insurance brokerage and underwriting. Based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, the company maintains 60+ offices worldwide spanning the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Middle East.

Representing the third generation of family leadership, Danny is responsible for the Burns & Wilcox North American business. Under Danny’s leadership, Burns & Wilcox has prioritized innovation, which includes a $100M+ digital transformation that will power the company’s substantial and sustained growth, while fostering greater internal collaboration and amplifying client engagement.

In addition to his leadership of Burns & Wilcox, Danny is Executive Vice President

for its parent company, H.W. Kaufman Group, overseeing operations, sales, marketing and technology. He is also a member of Kaufman’s Board of Directors as well as its subsidiaries, H.W. Kaufman Group London and Atain Insurance Companies.

For nearly 20 years, Danny has worked across Burns & Wilcox and the broader Kaufman organization. His insurance career began with roles in underwriting and brokerage, before moving into a series of regional, national and then executive-level positions.

An active member of numerous professional, civic and community organizations, Danny serves on the Board of Directors for the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA),

City of Hope National Insurance Industry Council, Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Detroit Historical Society. He is also on the Council of National Trustees for National Jewish Health, one the world’s leading respiratory hospitals.

Danny received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and Juris Doctor from Loyola University (Chicago). He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

Danny, along with his wife Morgan and their two children, reside outside of Detroit.