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Petrilli Named President of Underwriting Division for AmWINS Group, Inc.

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AmWINS Group, Inc. ("AmWINS"), the largest independent wholesale
distributor of specialty insurance products in the United States, today
announced that Robert "Bob" Petrilli has been named president of the
firm's underwriting division, effective immediately.

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Robert "Bob" Petrilli has been named president of the underwriting division of AmWINS Group, Inc. (P ...

Robert "Bob" Petrilli has been named president of the underwriting division of AmWINS Group, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

AmWINS' underwriting division offers a variety of P&C programs for
specific product lines, industry segments, and business types. With
decades of experience in highly specialized markets and industry niches,
AmWINS underwriters have earned the trust of major carriers.

As president of the division, Petrilli will oversee 11 operating
companies that offer more than 60 in-house programs, representing over
$1.7B in underwritten premium and the largest MGA platform in the United
States.

"Our underwriting division has seen incredible expansion over the last
24 months, and we expect that this accelerated growth will continue,"
said Scott M. Purviance, Chief Executive Officer of AmWINS. "Based on
his vast leadership experience and underwriting expertise, as well as
his record of creating profitable growth, we believe that Bob is the
ideal leader to guide the strategic direction of the division."

An industry veteran, Petrilli served as CEO, North America for Swiss Re
Corporate Solutions and Group Managing Director for Swiss re Group from
2006 to 2017. Prior to his tenure at Swiss Re, Petrilli worked at
General Electric Industrial Risk Insurers (IRI) and GE Global Asset
Protection Services (GE GAPS) in a variety of leadership roles,
including Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

Petrilli also served on the Board of Directors for Westport Insurance
Corporation, First Specialty Insurance Corporation, Industrial Risk
Insurers, and NAS Group.

"I am excited to join AmWINS, the premier wholesale distributor in the
United States," said Petrilli. "I look forward to helping the
underwriting division achieve new levels of success while creating and
maintaining strong and sustainable bonds with our carrier partners."

Petrilli received his Juris Doctor from Creighton University School of
Law and his bachelor's degree in Economics from Iona College.

About AmWINS Group, Inc.

AmWINS Group, Inc. is the largest independent wholesale distributor of
specialty insurance products in the United States, dedicated to serving
retail insurance agents by providing property and casualty products,
specialty group benefit products and administrative services. Based in
Charlotte, N.C., the company operates through more than 100 offices
globally and handles premium placements in excess of $14 billion dollars
annually. To learn more, visit www.amwins.com.

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