Cedar City, UT (August 7, 2008) – The Leavitt Group is pleased to announce the hiring of David H. Broadbent, who will serve as executive vice president of retail placement. He will also serve as a senior executive vice president of Leavitt Group Enterprises. In this position, Broadbent will guide the development of central placement and service facilities which serve Leavitt Group agencies and their clients.
“We view ourselves fortunate to work with David Broadbent,” says Dane Leavitt, chairman and CEO of the Leavitt Group. “His broad experience will strengthen our organization. His leadership of retail placement will allow the Leavitt Group to better serve its member agencies and their clients. As part of the Leavitt Group’s management team, David will enable us to be a better partner with our agency co-owners. His presence brightens our view of the future.”
Prior to joining the Leavitt Group, Broadbent held several executive management positions at Marsh & McLennan, including managing director of a centralized service operation, and senior vice president of placement operations. Broadbent has also served as senior vice president and chief operating officer for Sedgwick of Washington (prior to their affiliation with Marsh & McLennan).
The Leavitt Group is an organization of independent insurance agencies with over 115 offices. The Leavitt Group is the 14th largest insurance brokerage in the United States. Affiliated agencies are co-owned with local management and receive management services, specialty products, and greater access to insurance markets that create a stable insurance environment for clients.