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Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces Promotion of Stephen M. Boyd to Lead Wholesale Brokerage Segment

January 25, 2021

DAYTON BEACH, Fla., Jan. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) (the “Company”) today announced the promotion of Stephen M. Boyd to the position of Executive Vice President and President of the Company’s Wholesale Brokerage Segment.

Mr. Boyd most recently served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Technology, Innovation, and Digital Strategy. He joined the Company’s subsidiary, Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc., in 1995 and has served in various roles, including as Arrowhead’s President and Chief Operating Officer, President of Arrowhead’s Commercial Division, and Arrowhead’s Chief Information Officer. He has also served as a senior leader within Brown & Brown’s National Programs Segment.

Anthony T. Strianese, who previously served as the President of the Company’s Wholesale Segment, has been named Chairman of the Company’s Wholesale Brokerage Segment. He will remain an Executive Vice President of the Company and will continue to serve on the Company’s executive leadership team.

Powell Brown, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “For more than two decades, Tony Strianese has been the leading force behind the extraordinary growth and success of our Wholesale Brokerage Segment. We are thankful for his years of valuable service and are fortunate we will continue to benefit from his leadership and guidance as Steve transitions into his new position. As someone with an impressive breadth of experience in various operating and technology roles, Steve has proven himself as an exceptional leader, and we are excited about his ability to continue driving profitable growth for the Wholesale Brokerage Segment into the future.”

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R. Andrew Watts
Chief Financial Officer
(386) 239-5770

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