Beecher Carlson Names Joseph Siech as Chief Executive Officer and B. Scott Davis as Chief Operating Officer

April 09, 2018

ATLANTA (April 9, 2018) – Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC (“Beecher Carlson”), a specialized large account insurance broker, has promoted Joseph Siech to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and B. Scott Davis to Chief Operating Officer (COO).

“Joe and Scott have been key members of the Beecher Carlson leadership team for more than 13 years,” comments Executive Chairman, Dan Donovan. “They have long held the respect of their teammates, their clients, and our business partners. Our culture is the crown of our success, and I know our culture will thrive under Joe and Scott’s leadership.”

Joe is responsible for planning and directing the execution of Beecher Carlson’s client services and growth initiatives as well as guiding the development of short and long-term financial goals. He will continue to drive national sales leadership across the Beecher Carlson platform with a focus on a well-organized sales architecture. Recruiting and mentoring talent will remain a top priority in order to maintain a high level of client service and connectivity. Joe assumes the role from Steve Denton, who has departed the Company to pursue other opportunities.

Joe commented that he is very humbled and honored to be taking on the role of leading Beecher Carlson. “We have some of the greatest talent in the industry. My job is simple: continue to work with our existing leadership team to determine what their teams need to best service their clients and then figure out a way to make that happen.”

Scott will oversee operational functions in the newly created COO role. He will direct strategic operational development to ensure client satisfaction and future growth with a focus on creating and delivering value-added processes to our clients, such as ZOOM®. Scott will also continue as President, Casualty & Property.

“I’m very excited to work with the leadership team to discover ways to increase operational efficiencies by reducing complexity while enhancing value for our clients and teammates,” says Scott. “We take pride in making every client experience meaningful and will be refocusing our efforts on creating innovation solutions for them.”

Joe began his career as a property underwriter for Arkwright Mutual and advanced by developing and servicing a large book of risk management clients for Hobbs Group, which later became HRH in 2002. He was recruited to Beecher Carlson in 2005. He is a graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Marketing.

Prior to his 13 year tenure at Beecher Carlson, Scott worked with Willis of Tennessee. He served as Senior Vice President and team leader of one of the most successful teams in the Southeast while there. His experience also includes serving as President and CEO of Lockton-TN prior to selling that entity in 1997. Scott is a graduate of Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Safety Management and Environmental Safety.

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 perfect 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), which, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of insurance and reinsurance products and services as well as risk management, third-party administration, and managed health care programs. Providing service to business, public entity, individual, trade, and professional association clients nationwide, Brown & Brown, Inc. is ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the Worlds’ sixth largest independent insurance intermediary. The Company’s web address is www.bbinsurance.com.

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Contact:

Marci Steiding
VP, Marketing & Communications
MSteiding@BeecherCarlson.com
404.460.1413