AmWINS Expands Energy Practice – Hires Alistair Barnes, Bill Keckeisen and their Energy Property team

Dec 3, 2009

AmWINS Group, Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most diversified wholesale insurance brokers, today announced that it has hired Alistair Barnes, Bill Keckeisen and their team, which significantly strengthens its Energy Practice within its Brokerage Division.

"We are extremely excited to bring Alistair and Bill on board," said James Drinkwater, President of the company’s Brokerage Division. "Alistair and Bill have a tremendous level of experience and expertise in the energy and marine marketplace. I have personally known Alistair for over 10 years and am confident in Alistair and Bill’s skills as brokers and leaders. We have strong relationships with many agencies whose customers operate in the energy sector. Hiring this team is another example of our commitment to our clients in this growing sector."

"We are excited to join the AmWINS family," said Barnes. "AmWINS culture and strategic vision is a perfect match for our team. We look forward to this new opportunity and demonstrating to our clients the benefits of the AmWINS platform."