Industry veteran Von Breaux has joined Dallas-based Novatae Risk Group as its new chief operating officer.
Breaux will be responsible for operational activities related to Novatae’s wholesale, managing general agency, and program business, the company said.
“Von will complement our existing leadership team as he brings extensive experience in all facets of operations,” Novatae CEO Richard Kerr said in a statement. “We’re delighted to have him join and look forward to his contributions as we continue to execute against our organic and acquisition growth strategies.”
Breaux brings more than 35 years of leadership experience in the insurance industry across executive management, agency operations and administration, mergers and acquisitions, regional and national sales management, and business development and marketing.
Previously, he was board member and committee chair for the Independent Insurance Agents of Dallas, is an active member of the Independent Agents of Texas and is on the board of advisors at the University of Texas at Dallas Business School, Risk Management Insurance Department.
“Given Novatae’s recent launch into the market, this is an extremely exciting opportunity for me personally,” Breaux said in a statement. “I am thrilled to be part of the team and look forward to building out the operational efficiencies across the business platforms and markets to help serve our partners and their clients.”
Novatae Risk Group is a full-service wholesale insurance brokerage, managing general agency, and program manager that provides brokers and their clients with specialty insurance products and services for complex and hard-to-place risks across property, casualty, workers’ compensation, cyber, professional, management, construction, environmental, garage, inland marine/ocean marine and more.
Novatae serves more than 6,000 clients from 27 offices across the U.S., including a location in Grapevine.
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