CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, September 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Truist Insurance Holdings today announced the following two executive appointments at McGriff, its retail insurance business, effective immediately.
Read Davis, currently president of McGriff’s Georgia region, will become CEO, McGriff Specialty and the middle market, while Renee keen, the company’s National Personal Lines & Small Business practice leader, will assume the role of CEO, McGriff Small Business and Personal.
The appointments follow the company’s decision to divide the responsibilities of leading the business between two operational groups to reflect the distinct customer segments and unique growth opportunities that exist within the business.
Both positions will report to John howard, who was recently appointed Chief Insurance Officer of Truist Financial Corporation and continues to serve as President and CEO of Truist Insurance Holdings.
“Read and Renee are proven leaders, and these appointments recognize the outstanding contributions they have made to our organization over the course of their careers,” said Howard. “I’m sure they will have an even greater impact on McGriff’s continued success in their new roles.”
Davis, who joined McGriff in 1996, will be responsible for commercial property and casualty insurance solutions for the company’s largest clients, as well as employee benefits, captive and alternative risk transfer programs, and specialized industry groups. He began his insurance career in 1987 and has held risk management, producer and executive positions at Rock-Tenn Company, Johnson & Higgins and Alexander & Alexander.
Keen will lead McGriff’s personal lines and small business national practices, as well as the company’s sales center, personal line agency distribution and family risk management practice. She joined McGriff in 1999 as part of the company’s acquisition of Beam, Cooper, Gainey & Associates, where she began her career in 1986.
“I am excited about what we can achieve at McGriff with these appointments,” Howard noted. “I know that the experience, expertise and, most importantly, the energy that Read and Renee bring to their positions will push the boundaries of what we can accomplish and propel our business to new heights.”
A subsidiary of Truist Insurance Holdings, McGriff is a full-service insurance brokerage that provides risk management and insurance solutions to its clients through United States. Company coverages include commercial property and miscellaneous risks, corporate bonding and bonding services, cybersecurity, management liability, captives and alternative risk transfer programs, small businesses, benefits, title insurance, personal lines, and life and health.
About Truist Insurance Holdings
Truist Insurance Holdings, Inc., the sixth largest insurance broker in the United States and seventh in the world, is a subsidiary of Truist Financial Corporation. Truist Insurance Holdings operates more than 240 offices through its subsidiaries: McGriff Insurance Services, Inc .; CRC Insurance Services, Inc .; Crump Life Insurance Services, Inc .; AmRisc, LLC; and its premium finance companies (AFCO Credit Corporation, Prime Rate Premium Finance Corporation, Inc. and CAFO Inc.).
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