26 May 2023Insurance

Brown & Brown appoints new chief audit officer

US insurance brokerage  Brown & Brown has appointed a new chief audit officer.

Pattysue Rauh (pictured) will assume the chief audit officer role from July and also serve on the company's senior leadership team.

In her new role, Rauh will lead the company’s internal audit and compliance operations, overseeing internal controls. She will transition from her current role as executive vice president of national employee benefits within Brown & Brown’s retail segment over the coming month.

Before joining Brown & Brown, Rauh worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse.

Andy Watts, chief financial officer, said: “Pattysue has been a valuable part of the Brown & Brown team for more than 25 years. She has served in various roles, including marketing, production, office leadership, and most recently, as part of the leadership team driving the continued success of our National Employee Benefits business. Her diverse and extensive operational experience within Brown & Brown, combined with her background in accounting, will position Pattysue to drive tremendous value in this new position.”

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