Scott M. Purviance Elected to the Board of Directors and Darin K. Stafford Appointed Chief Financial Officer

Nov 8, 2016
AmWINS Group, Inc. (“AmWINS”), a leading specialty insurance broker, today announced the following Board-level and management additions.

Scott M. Purviance has been elected to the Board of Directors of AmWINS.  Purviance has successfully been part of the leadership team of AmWINS since June 2001 during which time the company has delivered unprecedented growth.  The company has grown from approximately $20 million of revenue in 2001 to close to $850 million in revenue today.   Mr. Purviance has served as Chief Financial Officer since 2001 and will continue to serve as Chief Operating Officer of the company. 

“Over the past 15 years, Scott’s leadership has been instrumental to AmWINS success.  His wealth of knowledge and experience across every facet of our company is an extremely valuable asset and allows us to capitalize on the opportunities in front of us.  I am pleased that he will continue to lead the strategic direction of AmWINS,” said M. Steven DeCarlo, Chief Executive Officer.

Darin K. Stafford has joined AmWINS as its Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Mr. Purviance.  Mr. Stafford joins AmWINS from Remington Outdoor Company where, since 2009, he has served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and led a 40 member finance team with broad responsibility over corporate, operational and strategic finance, investor relations, shared services, treasury, risk management and real estate.  Before joining Remington, Mr. Stafford worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for 15 years, including a 3 year rotation in London, England. 

Purviance added, “I am delighted to welcome Darin to the AmWINS executive leadership team.  Darin’s broad financial knowledge and experience will prove invaluable as we continue to execute our strategic initiatives.  I look forward to the ideas and perspectives he will bring to the company.”