Admiral James Stavridis Joins NFP as an Independent Board Member
Admiral Stavridis will provide guidance on ethical leadership principles, global risk and cyber security
NEW YORK – October 10, 2017 – NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty (P&C), retirement and individual private client solutions, today announced that Admiral James Stavridis will be joining the company’s board of directors as an independent board member.
"Admiral Stavridis is an extraordinary addition to the NFP family, and we’re honored that he has accepted our offer to serve on NFP’s board. Our leadership team, employees and clients will benefit tremendously from his vision, experience and thought leadership, as well as the respect he broadly commands across government and business sectors," said Doug Hammond, NFP’s Chairman and CEO. "This will no doubt continue to strengthen and reinforce NFP’s cultural initiatives and strategic growth agenda. I very much look forward to working closely with and learning from Admiral Stavridis over the coming years."
A decorated four-star admiral, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander and Commander of the U.S. Southern Command, and the current Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Admiral Stavridis brings to NFP a wealth of experience that will challenge conventional wisdom and foster innovation. Admiral Stavridis has published eight books on topics ranging from leadership to naval and military history to national security. He currently serves as the chief international diplomacy and national security analyst for NBC News.
"I’m excited to join NFP’s board of directors," said Admiral Stavridis. "Since learning more about NFP, I’ve grown to admire the great business Doug and his team have built and the positive, people-focused culture at NFP. I look forward to working closely with Doug and other members of the NFP board to continue NFP’s progress."
Admiral Stavridis received his Doctor of Philosophy in international relations and Master of Arts in law and diplomacy from Tufts University. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in literature from the U.S. Naval Academy.
At NFP Corp., our solutions and expertise are matched only by our personal commitment to each client's goals. We're a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty, retirement and individual private client solutions through our licensed subsidiaries and affiliates.
NFP has more than 3,800 employees and global capabilities. Our expansive reach gives us access to highly rated insurers, vendors and financial institutions in the industry, while our locally based employees tailor each solution to meet our clients' needs. We've become one of the largest insurance brokerage, consulting and wealth management firms by building enduring relationships with our clients and helping them realize their goals.
Recently NFP was ranked the 4th largest U.S.-based privately owned broker and the 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue by Business Insurance, the 9th largest property & casualty agency by total 2016 P&C revenue by Insurance Journal, the 11th largest global insurance broker by Best's Review and the 12th largest broker of U.S. business by Business Insurance.
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