NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty (P&C), retirement and individual private client solutions, is proud to announce that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Douglas W. Hammond, will receive Fairfield University’s Alumni Professional Achievement Award.
Hammond, a Dolan School of Business Advisory Board member, will accept this prestigious honor at The Fairfield Awards Dinner in New York as one of the 2017 Honorees. Hammond attended Fairfield University from 1983-1986, receiving his undergraduate degree in political science.
“Since Doug joined NFP nearly two decades ago, he has served as a generous leader and mentor – infusing trust, transparency, communication and education throughout our company’s culture and the way we do business,” said Michael Goldman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at NFP. “One of the many things that sets Doug apart is his determination to give young professionals and students the tools, resources and support they need to achieve success in their personal and professional endeavors. We could not be more proud of him.”
Since joining NFP in 1999, Hammond has held numerous leadership positions, helping grow the firm to $1 billion in revenue and becoming the fifth-largest global benefits broker by revenue.
The Fairfield Awards Dinner takes place every year to raise money for student scholarships and to celebrate distinguished alumni, staff and parents. The 2016 Award Dinner raised more than $1 million for multiple scholarship funds.
Hammond will receive this recognition alongside other accomplished recipients on Thursday, March 30, at the Grand Hyatt New York. This event also commemorates Fairfield University’s 75th anniversary.
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