10 March 2021Insurance

Beecher Carlson appoints joint multinational heads as Collins departs

Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, a specialised large account broker and wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown, has appointed Adrian Lo and Scott Swinford as joint heads of its multinational practice, following the departure of Olga Collins to become Worldwide Broker Network's (WBN's) new chief executive officer.

Lo and Swinford will co-lead the multinational practice as vice presidents, reporting directly to chief operating officer (COO) Bill Daly.

Lo will use his brokerage and client experience to expand the company's international broker network relationships and coordination. Swinford, who has handled many complex programmes and has contributed to the compliance and training standards at the company, will serve as the international technical/compliance resource. He will help expand cultivating international carrier relationships and programme coordination with foreign brokers.

Beecher Carlson, through parent Brown & Brown, has been a member of WBN for six years.

“We are so excited to continue to work with Olga in her new role as WBN CEO,” said Daly. “She will bring a member and client perspective to the organisation that will be extremely valuable to WBN as well as Beecher Carlson as a member.

"We are also happy about the opportunity this gives Scott and Adrian to expand and grow their roles at Beecher Carlson. They will provide our clients with exceptional multinational service and experience.”

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