Senior Vice President to lead International team expansion in new role
TOLEDO, Ohio, June 12, 2013 – Hylant, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms, announced today the promotion of Kevin O’Donnell to Global Practice Executive (GPE). Executive Vice President John Chaney made the announcement.
In his new role, O’Donnell will be responsible for the development, growth and vision of Hylant’s global practice. He will oversee Hylant’s international strategy and client service, and play an integral part in the company’s Worldwide Broker Network, a fully integrated network of independent property and casualty and employee benefits brokers in the world located in over 90 countries.
Based in the Detroit office, O’Donnell will retain leadership of Hylant’s Property & Marine Practice Group.
“We have developed this role specifically to better serve our international clients,” said Chaney “As a global broker with local and regional expertise, we are continually elevating our client service at home and abroad. With Kevin’s experience and knowledge of today’s international business markets, our clients will gain invaluable insights to both protect them against risk and provide support in their global growth.”
Prior to joining Hylant seven years ago, O’Donnell served as vice president of property at Palmer & Cay/Wachovia Insurance Services. He has been involved with the risk management of multinational accounts for almost fifteen years; including working in the Detroit and Chicago offices of Marsh.
Hylant, a four consecutive year winner of Best Places to Work in Insurance (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012), was founded in 1935 and is a full-service insurance brokerage with 14 offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, and Florida. As a member of the Worldwide Broker Network, Hylant offers complete risk management services, employee benefits consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals. Hylant is one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States and serves a wide variety of clients locally, nationally, and internationally. For more information, please contact Tammy Cameron at [email protected] or visit hylant.com.