AmWINS Group, Inc. (“AmWINS”), a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, today announced the election of W.H. “Skip” Cooper as vice chairman of its Board of Directors.
Cooper has served as president of AmWINS since May 2007. Prior to joining the firm, he served as executive vice president of CRC Insurance Services, which he joined in 1985. During his tenure at CRC, Cooper formed its property practice group as well as AmRisc Underwriting, and held many leadership positions within the company. A Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Cooper began his career in underwriting at Fireman’s Fund following an internship program at Lloyd’s of London.
“With his extensive knowledge of the wholesale insurance industry, Skip has played a key role in shaping AmWINS’ strategic direction and product development efforts over the past decade,” said M. Steven DeCarlo, Chief Executive Officer of AmWINS. “Skip has been a valuable member of our executive leadership team, and I am pleased to announce his new position on the Board of Directors.”
About AmWINS Group, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, AmWINS is a leader in the specialty insurance brokerage industry with offices in 105 locations across 15 countries, including 81 in the United States. The firm has expertise across a diversified mix of property, casualty, group benefits and specialty insurance products. AmWINS also offers value-added services to support its products, including product development, underwriting, premium/claims administration, and actuarial services. For more information, please visit amwins.com or any of the company’s social media pages, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.